Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘Holding the Man’

August 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Australia’s most famous gay memoir becomes a regrettably dissatisfying drama, blandly conjuring emotions best appreciated by fans of the book and play.

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Japan Box Office: ‘Jurassic World’ On Top For Third Weekend

August 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Dinosaur adventure becomes biggest film of the year in Japan.

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China Box Office: ‘Terminator’ Ends Blackout Period With a Bang

August 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The first Hollywood film to be allowed to release in China for two months, "Terminator: Genisys" opened strongly.

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Film Review: ‘Phantom Boy’

August 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Galvanized by a surprise Oscar nomination for “A Cat in Paris,” animation co-directors Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol stand their stylistic ground with “Phantom Boy.”

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Film Review: ‘Being Evel’

August 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Johnny Knoxville and director Daniel Junge collaborate on a warts-and-all bio-docu about daredevil stuntman Evel Knievel.

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Sylvia Chang to Head Busan Festival’s Competition Jury

August 17, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Taiwanese actress, director and screenwriter, Sylvia Chang (“Murmur of the Hearts”) will head the New Currents Asian film competition jury at the upcoming Busan International Film Festival.

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Film Review: ‘Big Sky’

August 16, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

These are too many complications drop-kicked into the narrative with too little depth, tonally veering from straight suspense to comedy, absurdism and mawkishness.

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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: Colin Trevorrow Confirmed to Direct

August 15, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Jurassic World” helmer Colin Trevorrow has been confirmed as the director of “Star Wars: Episode IX,” it was announced at D23 Expo in Anaheim. It was also announced that Rian Johnson is writing “Star Wars: Episode VIII.” More to come…

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Film Review: ‘Air’

August 14, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Air” is confidently executed, but neither its middling plot twists or ditto atmospherics ratchet up as much tension as Edo Van Breeman’s score tries to evoke.

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China’s Huayi Brothers Welcomes STX’s Box Office ‘Gift’

August 11, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Chinese group that pacted with emerging Hollywood studio STX Entertainment, is looking forward to its share of revenues from “The Gift.”

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