Posts Tagged ‘film’

Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ Set as Tokyo Festival Opener

July 28, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Assassination’ Shoots Top Spot

July 27, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Star-studded period action drama “Assassination” hit its target and achieved the highest scoring opening this year by a Korean film.

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Tokyo Festival to Showcase Iconic ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’

July 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Iconic Japanese robot-themed animation Mobile Suit Gundam will be given pride of place this year at October’s edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival

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Film Review: ‘Dark Was the Night’

July 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Well-crafted horror that compensates (at least to a point) for its lack of original ideas with nice atmospherics and judicious restraint.

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‘Monster Hunt’ Reaches $170 Million in Eight Days at China Box Office

July 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Monster Hunt,” the Chinese fantasy by ‘Shrek’ creator Raman Hui, has become the fastest Chinese movie to score RMB1 billion.

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China Box Office Records Smashed by ‘Monster Hunt’ and ‘Pancake Man’

July 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Multiple records tumbled at the Chinese box office where local films grossed some $180 million over the weekend.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Inside Out’ Becomes Pixar’s Biggest Hit

July 20, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Inside Out” climbed to top position in the Korean box office with a week-on-week rise of 41%.

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‘Thanatos, Drunk’ Soaks Up Top Awards at Taipei Film Festival

July 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chang Tso-chi’s “Thanatos, Drunk” took six prizes and dominated the final awards of the Taipei Film Festival, including the Grand Prix. The festival concluded Saturday (July 18) after running from June 26.

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Film Review: ‘Antonia.’

July 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Antonia Pozzi was an Italian poet.” That terse description is all the English-language Wikipedia entry has to offer on the tragic literary figure whose life inspired Ferdinando Cito Filomarino’s “Antonia.”

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Film Review: ‘I Am Belfast’

July 18, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Any old documentary can give you the history of a city, but it takes a special kind of movie to capture its spirit, from the way the sun reflects off its walls to the smell of rain on its streets.

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