Posts Tagged ‘film’

Tribeca Film Review: ’5 to 7′

April 24, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) receives nothing but rejection letters from publishers, but when it comes to romance, he has considerably better luck, earning coy encouragement from a beautiful French woman (Berenice Marlohe).

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Film Review: ‘Last Passenger’

April 24, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Omid Nooshin's sturdy runaway-train thriller chugs up a decent amount of suspense.

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Search for General Tso’

April 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The hunt for a mystery man of Chinese-American cuisine spreads out across the globe in “The Search for General Tso."

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CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

April 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion’s networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work together to push forward projects. The program receives coin from the European Union’s Media Program and... Read more

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Film Review: ‘The Other Woman’

April 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann make an effective team in this ungainly yet weirdly compelling revenge comedy.

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Russian Hockey Doc ‘Red Army’

April 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Eastern European and Asian rights to “Red Army,” on the heels of the sports documentary being tapped for the Cannes Film Festival’s Special Screening Section. The film, directed by Gabe Polsky, centers on the Red Army hockey team from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov and... Read more

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Facebook Exec Says Oculus Rift May Expand into Movies

April 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Led by USC professor Jonathan Taplin, the keynote presentation at Tuesday’s Hollywood IT Summit addressed the future of mobile technology, specifically in terms of Facebook. Cory Ondrejka, Facebook’s VP of mobile engineering, discussed a range of topics, from digital music distribution to Facebook’s pending relationship with virtual reality company Oculus Rift. Speaking hypothetically because the... Read more

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Cannes: ‘Whiplash,’ ‘Cold in July’ Set to Screen at Directors’ Fortnight

April 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes.

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Craig Zadan, Neil Meron to Produce Oscar Show Again

April 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have been set to produce their third consecutive Oscar show, which will be held Feb. 22. The producers will next choose the host, but no word yet on that. More to come.

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Miike Takashi to Direct Yakuza-Vampire Picture

April 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Say good-bye to wimpy and boring Japanese movies," says cult Japanese director

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