Posts Tagged ‘news’

Cannes: Vietnam’s ‘Yellow Flowers’ Picked by Fortissimo

May 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fortissimo Films has picked up Vietnamese social drama “Yellow Flowers on The Green Grass,” a 1980s set picture, directed by Victor Vu.

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Japan’s Shochiku Brings Kabuki To Las Vegas

May 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Shochiku, the leader in Japanese traditional theater, is to launch a Kabuki show in Las Vegas in May 2016.

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‘Ode to My Father’ Takes Top Prize at Udine Festival

May 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Korean films fill top places in audience poll

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Cannes: Dakota Fanning, Helen Hunt Starring in Drama ‘Please Stand By’

May 1, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

In a pre-Cannes move, Dakota Fanning and Helen Hunt have been set to star in road-trip drama “Please Stand By” with Ben Lewin (“The Sessions”) directing. Embankment Films is handling international sales. CAA is handling the U.S. sale. Daniel Dubiecki and Lara Alameddine of Los Angeles-based The Allegiance Theater are producing. Todd Wagner and Mark...

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Sony Promises Return to Profits in Current Year

April 30, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Troubled electronics giant Sony reported its sixth year of loss in the past seven years, but forecasts a return to profitability in 2015-16.

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China’s Baidu Sees Revenues up by 34% at $2 Billion

April 30, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese Internet giant Baidu reported revenues up by 34% in the first quarter of 2015. Mobile now accounts for 50%.

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Toei Animation to Make ‘Dragon Ball Super’ Series

April 29, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Title is first new “Dragon Ball” TV series in over 18 years.

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Sony Raises Profit Forecast Again, Say Reports

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Japanese electronics giant is poised to report its highest operating profits since 2008.

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‘Key and Peele’ Star Acts as Obama’s ‘Anger Translator’ at Correspondents Dinner (VIDEO)

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

President Barack Obama had some help translating his ‘anger’ at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Dinner from the likes of Comedy Central’s “Key and Peele” star Keegan-Michael Key. Watch the funny video above

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Sony Increases 2014 Results Forecast  

April 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sony has revised its consolidated forecast, with higher sales and lower losses than previously anticipated.

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