Posts Tagged ‘film’

James Cameron Set To Present ‘Deepsea Challenge 3D’ in Deauville

July 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

PARIS– James Cameron is set to present “Deepsea Challenge 3D” at the 40th edition of Deauville American Film Festival. Cameron will also be honored with a Fortieth Anniversary Award created for him and marking the festival’s 40 years of existence. The “Avatar” helmer will receive the kudo during the awards ceremony on Sept. 13. The documentary... Read more

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Film Review: ‘Sex Tape’

July 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

be more embarrassed: the husband and wife who accidentally release a homemade porn video in "Sex Tape," or the studio that's willfully distributing "Sex Tape"?

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Film Review: ‘The Road Within’

July 16, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A germaphobe, an anorexic and a guy with Tourette’s syndrome embark on a long journey in “The Road Within.”

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Attorney for ‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers: ‘They Are Innocent of Any Criminal Conduct’

July 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Ed Garland, whose Atlanta firm Garland, Samuel & Loeb is representing “Midnight Rider” director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin, said that his clients were “innocent of any criminal conduct” and said that they did not believe that they did not have permission to shoot on the CSX train trestle where the Feb. 22 accident... Read more

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20th Century Fox to Unveil Korea Theme Park

July 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Korean destination is second Fox theme park initiated for Asia

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Festival Notebook: Jerusalem Keeps its Cool Amid Rocket Attacks

July 14, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

I was still on the road to Jerusalem last Thursday — where I had been invited to serve as a member of the documentary jury at this year’s Jerusalem Film Festival — when the first air raid siren sounded. “Can you hear it?” asked the driver charged with transporting me and two other American journalists... Read more

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‘Transformers’ Leads Foreign Box Office With $102 Million

July 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” led the foreign box office for the third week running, propelled by a record-shattering run in China. The giant robots sequel added another $102 million to its bounty from 50 territories, pushing its worldwide total to $752.5 million. China contributed another $25 million to that loot. The film, which was partially shot... Read more

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SAG-AFTRA Board Approves New Movie-TV Contract, Triggering Ratification Vote

July 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

SAG-AFTRA’s national board has approved the tentative deal with production companies for a three-year master contract covering movie and primetime TV work. Saturday’s action by the performers union board triggers a ratification vote by the 165,000 SAG-AFTRA members. Postcards notifying members about voting will be mailed out July 23. Members can vote electronically or by... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Swings Back Strong With $27.7 Million Friday

July 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has swung back into theaters and waged a full-blown war. The sequel grossed $27.7 million Stateside on Friday as it eyes a $70 million opening weekend. If estimates hold, the pic will outperform its predecessor, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” which launched to $54.8 million... Read more

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Variety Critics’ Choice Director Daniel Wolfe on ‘Catch Me Daddy’ and Future Plans

July 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Of the ten up-and-coming European directors showcased in Variety's Critics' Choice selection at this year's Karlovy Vary Film Festival, only one can claim to have already directed Jake Gyllenhaal in a slasher film of sorts.

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