Posts Tagged ‘film’

Japan Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Beaten by ‘Assassination Classroom’ Sequel

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Action comedy sequel, “Assassination Classroom: Graduation,” debuted atop the Japanese box office

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Korea Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Takes Two Thirds of Weekend Total

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” debuted on top of the Korean box office, accounting for 68% of the weekend box office.

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China-U.S. Summit: Cheryl Boone Isaacs Talks Oscars Diversity

March 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A commitment to diversity was top of the agenda for Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Oscars organization.

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Film Review: ‘Fastball’

March 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A baseball documentary for old-timers and young analytics acolytes alike, “Fastball” sets out, as its nominal goal, to deduce who threw history’s all-time fastest pitch.

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Film Review: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

March 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Very long, very brooding, often exhilarating and sometimes scattered.

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Taiwan’s Catchplay Launches Asian Movie Streaming Service

March 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Taiwan-based film distributor and producer, Catchplay is launching a video-streaming service that it hopes will take on Netflix in Asia.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘The Master Cleanse’

March 18, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A curious, semi-supernatural concoction that splits the difference between a self-help-therapy satire and an early-Cronenberg creature feature.

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FilMart: Media Asia Strikes Output Deal With China’s iQIYI

March 17, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese streaming giant iQIYI to co-produce and invest in Media Asia film slate.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘Yarn’

March 17, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This slender documentary's disinterest in exploring related larger topics--such as the historical roles of knitting or its recent resurgence as a hipster fad--ultimately makes for a very superficial treatment of titular subject.

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Film Review: ‘The Pass’

March 17, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It's a game of two halves for Russell Tovey and Arinze Kene as soccer players whose friendship is compromised by unresolved sexual tension in helmer Ben A. Williams' freshman effort.

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