Posts Tagged ‘film’

Aaron Paul’s ‘Hellion’ Heading for Cannes

April 2, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

VMI Worldwide has acquired Aaron Paul’s drama “Hellion” for all international territories and will introduce the movie to its international at during the Cannes Film Market. Directed by Kat Candler, “Hellion” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and played at South by Southwest in the Festival Favorites section. Besides Paul, the film stars Juliette Lewis... Read more

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Henry Ian Cusick and Jeffrey Jones to Star in ’10.0 The Big One’

April 1, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Lost” thesp Henry Ian Cusick and Jeffrey Jones are set to star in the indie disaster pic “10.0 The Big One.” Pic will also star Cameron Richardson, David Chokachi and Kristen Dalton with David Gidali directing. Story follows a chief engineer and his boss who unwittingly cause a series of earthquakes when their fracking operation... Read more

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Hong Kong Film Review: ‘The Huntresses’

April 1, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Park Je-hyun's anything-goes comic actioner is pure silliness marbled with occasional entertaining moments.

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‘Noah’ Is The Biblical Epic That Christians Deserve

March 31, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

He who has ears to hear, let him buy a ticket to Darren Aronofsky's extraordinary movie.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson Get Cheeky at London’s Empire Awards

March 31, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A talent downpour stormed Grosvenor House’s ballroom Sunday with the annual Empire Awards in London. Who would win the Hero Award? There sat the Austrian Oak, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a traditional favorite. Or perhaps, Hugh Jackman? Yet, with Tom Cruise in the house, the competition split wide open. As J.J. Abrams wisely pointed out though, “Giving Tom Cruise a hero award, it’s like giving a toy... Read more

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Watch: New ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Teaser Reveals the Ape Army

March 31, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“You know the scary thing about them?” asks the voiceover in the new “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” teaser. “They don’t need power. Lights, heat — nothing.” Those watching “The Walking Dead” Sunday night went from zombies to apes, as a new teaser for the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” sequel... Read more

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Morgan Freeman Leaps for Conservation at ‘Island of Lemurs: Madagascar’ Premiere

March 30, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Last time Drew Fellman and David Douglas teamed with Morgan Freeman in 2011, they had the Oscar-winning actor narrate “Born to Be Wild,” their IMAX 3D documentary about orphaned animals. So it was only natural when Fellman returned as writer-director for another documentary about wildlife in peril, “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” they brought back both... Read more

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Dwayne Johnson: 50 Crew Members Fired for Sneaking Pictures on ‘Hercules’ Set

March 29, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Paramount Pictures and MGM were evidently even more secretive about the upcoming “Hercules” than initially anticipated. Star Dwayne Johnson told CinemaBlend that the studios were so stern about keeping the iconic character’s full look under wraps that they fired dozens of people for attempting to take photos of him in costume. “I would say maybe... Read more

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Paula Markovitch Draws ‘Paintings in the Dark’

March 29, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Argentine-born Paula Markovitch, whose feature film debut, coming-of-age drama “The Prize,” won two Berlin Silver Bears in 2011, is prepping “Paintings in the Dark,” inspired by the life of her painter father. Set up as a Mexico-Argentina-Poland co-production, “Paintings” is in final financing stage, skedded to roll April-May 2015 in Cordoba, Argentina, the place where... Read more

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‘Bad Hair’ on a Winning Streak, Closes Mexico (EXCLUSIVE)

March 29, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mariana Rondon’s “Pelo Malo” (Bad Hair), which vied for the Ibero-American Fiction and Maguey awards at the Guadalajara Int’l Film Fest, sold to Mexico’s Circo 2:12 (Paula Astorga) Friday at the fest, making it the 25th country to nab the young gay drama. U.S.-based distrib/sales co. FiGa Films snatched Venezuelan pic at Toulouse’s Cinema en Construction last year where it went... Read more

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