The Films With Pasts Ruled the Yr

December 29th, 2013

LOS ANGELES — This was the calendar year that Hollywood hit ticket-marketing heights by stranding Sandra Bullock in room, educating monsters, bringing back again Superman (once more) and teaching Brad Pitt to outwit zombies. By the time the Hobbit was unleashed (yet again), the box workplace was on fireplace, even if 50 % of North The us was “Frozen.” Movie studios sustained some devastating flops in 2013, amid them the samurai epic “47 Ronin,” which limped into theaters on Xmas. But it was a sound twelve months more than all: Rentrak, a firm that compiles box-place of work info, projected […]

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Snapshot: Francesca Gregorini and ‘The Real truth About Emanuel’

December 29th, 2013

The creepy thriller “The Reality About Emanuel” offers with “loss and heartbreak and insanity and mortality,” the author and director Francesca Gregorini said recently. “Every artist is haunted by specific themes, and those, for greater or for worse, seem to be mine.” Ms. Gregorini, 45, was born in Rome and is the daughter of Barbara Bach — a previous Bond girl, design and Playmate who later married Ringo Starr — and Augusto Gregorini. As a filmmaker, she is deeply intrigued in the different techniques people wound and redeem each and every other. Her second function, “The Reality About Emanuel,” which […]

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Film Assessment: ‘2013 Sundance Film Competition Limited Films’ at IFC Middle

December 28th, 2013
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Documentaries: The place Sundance Goes, Oscars Comply with

December 28th, 2013
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Film Evaluation: ‘Justin Bieber’s Believe,’ Directed by Jon M. Chu

December 27th, 2013
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Very last Possibility: Barbara Stanwyck Festival at Movie Forum

December 27th, 2013
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Movie Review: ‘August: Osage County,’ With Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts

December 26th, 2013
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Film Evaluation: ‘August: Osage County,’ With Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts

December 26th, 2013
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Modest Theaters in Adirondacks Confront Choice in Swap to Digital: Spend or Perish

December 26th, 2013

But single-digit temperatures are the least of the problems dealing with this 87-12 months-previous theater. The Palace, like several other little-city, independently owned theaters, is battling to comply with an market-imposed transition from 35-millimeter film to digital. “People arrive in and say, ‘You can’t permit this go darkish,’ ” stated Reginald Clark, 84, who owns the theater with his spouse, Barbara. It expenses about $ sixty five,000 to alter every of the theater’s four screens, mostly for new digital projection gear. The folks of Lake Placid — considerably like the citizens of Bedford Falls in the movie “It’s a Superb Life” […]

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Film Assessment: DiCaprio Stars in Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

December 25th, 2013
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