Posts Tagged ‘film’

‘Game of Thrones’ to Hit IMAX Theaters

January 6, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HBO and IMAX have struck a deal to make “Game of Thrones” the first TV series to grace the theatrical distributors’ big screens. An exclusive season 5 trailer, as well as the final two episodes of the fourth season, will get an unprecedented run Jan. 23-29 at 150 theaters in top markets across the U.S.... Read more

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‘Birdman,’ ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Imitation Game’ Among Producers Guild Nominations

January 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,” “Foxcatcher,” “Gone Girl,” “Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Imitation Game,” “Nightcrawler,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Whiplash” have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award for top feature film. The winner will be announced Jan. 24 in the PGA’s 26th annual awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency... Read more

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Hong Kong Box Office Up By 1% in 2014

January 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Box office in Hong Kong increased by 1% to HK$1.65 billion (US$213 million) in 2014.

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Honors Even in 2014 as South Korean Movies Lose Ground at

January 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Year of contradictions as indie films rebound and conglomerates are fined for market manipulation

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From ‘The Judge’ to ‘Blended,’ Movie Stars Dimmed in 2014

January 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Movie stars didn’t shine as brightly in 2014. It was a year in which the big draws were Captain America, Star Lord and various CGI Transformers, giant reptiles and talking apes. The people who wore the masks or shared the screen with these special effects wonders were almost incidental. With a few exceptions, those films... Read more

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North Korea Hits Back at Obama’s Sanctions, Calls ‘The Interview’ a ‘Disgusting Movie’

January 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Foreign ministry says U.S. making mistake in linking SPE hacking to North Korea

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Watch: New ‘Cinderella’ Footage, Interviews With Stars

January 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

After releasing two new “Cinderella” trailers to ring in the new year, Disney has debuted a featurette via Yahoo Movies. Aside from new footage from the film, the clip also features interviews with director Kenneth Branagh and stars Lily James (Cinderella), Cate Blanchett (Cinderella’s stepmother), “Game of Thrones” alum Richard Madden (Prince Charming) and Helena... Read more

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‘Goodbye to Language’ Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

January 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Goodbye to Language,” Jean-Luc Godard’s visually and sonically inventive 3D extravaganza, was named best picture of the year by the National Society of Film Critics on Saturday. In honoring the French New Wave icon’s 39th feature, a densely layered 69-minute fantasia on the ongoing evolution of language, history, coupledom and cinema, the Society went decidedly against the grain in a season that has... Read more

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Sylvester Stallone Announces ‘Rambo 5′ Title

January 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

After months of speculation, Sylvester Stallone has finally announced the title for the fifth (and seemingly final) “Rambo” movie, “Rambo: Last Blood.” The actor simply tweeted earlier this week that he’ll be filming the gangster biopic of Gregory “The Grim Reaper” Scarpa after shooting “Rambo: Last Blood.” Doing Scarpa based on Gangster Greg Scarpa after... Read more

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Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ Finale Heads for Third Win, ‘Woman in Black 2’ Is No. 2 on Friday

January 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It’s a new year, but the same old box office. “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is marching toward its third consecutive win at the weekend box office. In a repeat of Christmas weekend, “The Hobbit” finale leads “Into the Woods” and “Unbroken,” which are going head-to-head for second place. Although the overall... Read more

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