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‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Finds Director in Breck Eisner

‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Finds Director in Breck Eisner »

9 Aug, 2016
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Breck Eisner is in talks to direct the latest installment in the “Friday the 13th” franchise, from Paramount and Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes

‘Mena’: Tom Cruise Movie Gets New Title, Release Date

‘Mena’: Tom Cruise Movie Gets New Title, Release Date »

9 Aug, 2016
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Tom Cruise’s cartel film “Mena” is now called “American Made,” and is moving from Jan. 6, 2017, to Sept. 29, 2017, Universal Pictures

Sony Classics Sets December Release for Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Julieta’

Sony Classics Sets December Release for Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Julieta’ »

9 Aug, 2016
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Sony Pictures Classics has set a Dec. 21 release in the U.S. for Pedro Almodovar’s “Julieta,” starring Adriana Ugarte, Emma Suárez and Rossy

‘Haze’ Review

‘Haze’ Review »

9 Aug, 2016
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With its unorthodox structure and detours into magic realism, “Haze” carves out a distinct place in the large body of contemporary Filipino films

Race Row Wracks Malaysian Film Awards

Race Row Wracks Malaysian Film Awards »

9 Aug, 2016
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A furious row has broken out in the Malaysian film industry with at least one film maker returning awards that he previously won.

10 Points About Multi-Billion Dollar Soft Money in Europe

10 Points About Multi-Billion Dollar Soft Money in Europe »

8 Aug, 2016
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LOCARNO — Soft money may never have had such a decisive impact on filmmaking in Europe as this decade. On average, public-sector film

Bailey Talks Audience Trends, TIFF 2016, ‘The Magnificent Seven’

Bailey Talks Audience Trends, TIFF 2016, ‘The Magnificent Seven’ »

8 Aug, 2016
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“Theatrical largely did die,” stated Toronto Fest artistic director Cameron Bailey, kicking off the Locarno 2016 edition of Step-In. Whether that is a

Former Film4 Boss Tessa Ross, Juliette Howell Set Up House

Former Film4 Boss Tessa Ross, Juliette Howell Set Up House »

8 Aug, 2016
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Tessa Ross, the uber-successful former head of Channel4’s movie-arm Film4, and Juliette Howell, the former head of television at Working Title, have set

Israel’s Relationship With Palestinian Filmmakers Sees Ups, Downs

Israel’s Relationship With Palestinian Filmmakers Sees Ups, Downs »

8 Aug, 2016
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Thriving in spite of rising conservative pressures, Israeli cinema is back at Locarno festival with Israeli and Palestinian projects, a year after facing

Films Boutique Acquires ‘Heartstone,’ ‘Guilty Men’

Films Boutique Acquires ‘Heartstone,’ ‘Guilty Men’ »

8 Aug, 2016
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LOCARNO, Sitzerland — Berlin-based Films Boutique, a world sales company for movies from new art-house talent and established – though often singular –

‘The Last Family’ Review

‘The Last Family’ Review »

8 Aug, 2016
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Most people outside Poland have never heard of the late-20th-century painter Zdzisław Beksiński, and even within the country few are familiar with director

‘Paula’ Review: A Colorful Biopic of a Pioneering Feminist Painter

‘Paula’ Review: A Colorful Biopic of a Pioneering Feminist Painter »

8 Aug, 2016
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Roughly midway through “Paula,” Christian Schwochow’s lush, involving biopic of iconoclastic German painter Paula Modersohn-Becker, artistically inclined viewers will notice a brief character cameo

‘Train’ Runs to Korean Record at Singapore Box Office

‘Train’ Runs to Korean Record at Singapore Box Office »

8 Aug, 2016
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“Train to Busan,” which is the fastest driving film of the year in Korea, this week achieved the box office opening record for a

Japan Box Office: ‘Shin Godzilla’ Roars to Second Weekend Win

Japan Box Office: ‘Shin Godzilla’ Roars to Second Weekend Win »

8 Aug, 2016
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“Shin Godzilla,” Toho’s reboot of its iconic monster franchise, roared to its weekend win at the Japanese box office. It is now projected

For King and Country’s ‘Priceless’ Sold to Roadside Attractions

For King and Country’s ‘Priceless’ Sold to Roadside Attractions »

8 Aug, 2016
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Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Smallbone brothers drama “Priceless” and set an Oct. 14 release date, Variety has learned

Robert De Niro to Receive Award at Sarajevo Film Festival

Robert De Niro to Receive Award at Sarajevo Film Festival »

8 Aug, 2016
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Robert De Niro will receive a lifetime achievement award, the Heart of Sarajevo, on the opening night of the 22nd edition of the

‘Women Who Kill’ Review

‘Women Who Kill’ Review »

8 Aug, 2016
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A shaggy, banter-driven quasi-thriller in the mode of “Manhattan Murder Mystery” (or the “Thin Man” movies, for that matter), “Women Who Kill” offers

‘Ceasefire’ Review: Romain Duris Can’t Enliven This Period PTSD Soaper

‘Ceasefire’ Review: Romain Duris Can’t Enliven This Period PTSD Soaper »

7 Aug, 2016
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A lumbering, unmoored soaper of fraternal conflict and romantic healing in the trauma-ridden aftermath of the First World War, “Ceasefire” has all the

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Smashes Records With $135.1 Million Debut

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Smashes Records With $135.1 Million Debut »

7 Aug, 2016
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“Suicide Squad” smashed records, scoring a colossal $135.1 million debut despite suffering some of the worst reviews of the year.

That sets a

Joao Pedro Rodrigues Talks “The Ornithologist,’ St. Anthony

Joao Pedro Rodrigues Talks “The Ornithologist,’ St. Anthony »

7 Aug, 2016
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“Whoever approached the Spirit will feel its warmth, hence his heart will be lifted up to new heights,” begins Joao Pedro Rodrigues’ “The

Antoinette Boulat, Elsa Pharon Win First Europe Casting Director Award

Antoinette Boulat, Elsa Pharon Win First Europe Casting Director Award »

7 Aug, 2016
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LOCARNO, Switzerland — The Locarno Film Festival’s innovative European Casting Director Award has spawned its first winner(s): France’s Antoinette Boulat and Elsa Pharaon for

‘This Time Tomorrow’ Review: A Keenly Observed Colombian Family Drama

‘This Time Tomorrow’ Review: A Keenly Observed Colombian Family Drama »

7 Aug, 2016
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Family disputes can be ephemeral things, with hot-headed fury often dissolving into apologetic embraces before the terms of the argument even become clear.

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Heads for Record-Breaking Opening Weekend

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Heads for Record-Breaking Opening Weekend »

7 Aug, 2016
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“Suicide Squad” is dominating the U.S. box office, heading for around $147 million in opening weekend ticket sales at 4,255 locations.

The massive opening weekend numbers

‘X-Men’ Producer Explains Delays to Channing Tatum’s ‘Gambit’

‘X-Men’ Producer Explains Delays to Channing Tatum’s ‘Gambit’ »

7 Aug, 2016
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Although Channing Tatum has been confirmed to play the lead role in the “X-Men” spinoff “Gambit” since 2014, the film has been pushed

Philipp Hoffmann’s Rushlake Media Takes Specogna’s ‘Cahier Africain’

Philipp Hoffmann’s Rushlake Media Takes Specogna’s ‘Cahier Africain’ »

7 Aug, 2016
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LOCARNO — In select but ongoing trading and deal announcements at this year’s Locarno Festival, Philipp Hoffmann’s Cologne-based Rushlake Media, has acquired all

John Waters’ ‘Multiple Maniacs’: A Divine Rediscovery

John Waters’ ‘Multiple Maniacs’: A Divine Rediscovery »

7 Aug, 2016
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In his long and storied career, writer-director John Waters, the Baltimore bard of trash and sleaze and twisted kicks, has staged all kinds

‘Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children’ Review

‘Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children’ Review »

7 Aug, 2016
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Cute anthropomorphic critters deal with some less-than-adorable issues — like depression, murder, environmental disaster, and general hopelessness — in “Psychonauts, The Forgotten Children.”

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Earns Massive Three-Day Total Overseas

Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Earns Massive Three-Day Total Overseas »

7 Aug, 2016
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“Suicide Squad” continues its box office run with an estimated $33 million at the international box office on Friday, bringing the three-day overseas total to

‘Some Freaks’ Review: Less Sanitized Version of John Hughes Teen Films

‘Some Freaks’ Review: Less Sanitized Version of John Hughes Teen Films »

7 Aug, 2016
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A determinedly less sanitized version of the classic John Hughes high-school-misfits-seriocomedy template, “Some Freaks” finds three young Rhode Island outcasts bonding, only to

‘The Unseen’ Review

‘The Unseen’ Review »

7 Aug, 2016
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Of all the original classic movie monsters institutionalized by Universal in the 1930s, the least loved or revived is the Invisible Man —