Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘A Five Star Life’

July 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Maria Sole Tognazzi’s ultra-sedate romantic comedy “A Five Star Life” is full of aesthetic sophistication and luxurious ambiance, but its pleasures are all secondhand.

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Box Office: ‘Planet of the Apes’ Outnumbers Newcomers for $35 Million

July 19, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

UPDATE: 20th Century Fox’s “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is still king of the jungle, according to early box office estimates. With a projected $35 million weekend, Fox’s holdover leads newcomers “The Purge: Anarchy,” “Sex Tape” and “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” all of which should play above high teens to $20 million in... Read more

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Film Review: ‘Among Ravens’

July 19, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The rare dysfunctional-family melodrama that might just make you long for a second viewing of "August: Osage County."

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Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

July 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR branch is no surprise, but it paves the way for her re-election as AMPAS president.... Read more

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Alibaba Hires China Film VP To Head Film Division

July 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Hiring underlines e-commerce giant's lofty ambitions in entertainment sector

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Korea’s PiFan Lines Up Festival of Monsters and Sex Maniacs

July 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fantasy festival boasts effective genre film market, alongside the likes of Tinto Brass and "Godzilla"

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Durban Festival: Restless Producers Move Into High-End TV

July 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month’s Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a global management company for African talent, and the pair are currently working on a TV drama about the drug trade set in West Africa. “Cold... Read more

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Film Review: ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

July 18, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Romance blooms under the sun and the stars in Woody Allen’s “Magic in the Moonlight,” a high-spirited bauble that goes down easy.

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New Kyoto Film Festival to Launch in October

July 17, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Event is backed by Yoshimoto Kogyo talent agency

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