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09.11.2011

Brett Ratner steps down from Academy Awards Gig

Director Brett Ratner is out as Oscar producer, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter. The Academy and Ratner have just released statements confirming his exit. Ratner released a statement soon after THR reported his...[more]


08.11.2011

Funerals & Snakes Updated

Review: Anonymous, The Debt, Beautiful Lies, The Thing, Conan the Barbarian and I Don't Know How She Does It[more]


03.11.2011

Trailer up for New Zealand set Bollywood Flick 'Players'

Yes, that is the Skytower, and yes, those Mini Coopers are racing through the Wellington train station. The new Bollywood action film 'Players' was filmed here in New Zealand earlier this year.  Although we are still...[more]


03.11.2011

Andy Serkis signs on for 'Apes' sequel

I think it’s fair to say that Rise of the Planet of the Apes surprised a great many people. (Myself included.) Powered by a nuanced performance from Andy Serkis as the ape Caesar and cutting-edge effects wizardry from WETA, Rise ...[more]


03.11.2011

'Five Star Day' has dual premieres on Facebook and in Theaters

As indie filmmakers continue to try new ways to get their films out—with or without conventional distribution—Five Star Day, an astrology-themed feature that overemphasizes the significance of place and time, premiered...[more]


01.11.2011

Funerals & Snakes Updated

Dan Slevin's latest reviews: Drive, In Time, One Day, Fright Night and The Inbetweeners Movie[more]


31.10.2011

Logan’s Run remake grabs new screenwriter

Today it was announced that Logan’s Run, which is set to begin filming next year, has hired a new writer.   Andrew Baldwin, who penned 2008 Black List script The West Is Dead, has been brought onto the project to redraft...[more]


31.10.2011

Tokyo International Film Festival Honors Glenn Close with Best Actress for Albert Nobbs

Adding another nod in the direction of a best actress Oscar nomination, Glenn Close won best actress at the recently wrapped Tokyo International Film Festival for her gender-bending role in Rodrigo Garcia’s period drama Albert...[more]


27.10.2011

Metallica Planning 3D Feature Film?

Metallica is evidently looking to self-finance its own film, which may be a 3D feature of some sort.[more]

Category: Cinematica

27.10.2011

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie returns from the dead

In 1984 Tim Burton made a short called Frankenweenie, about a kid who uses Frankenstein-like science to bring his deceased pet back to life. Deemed too dark and family-unfriendly to release, the black and white short cost...[more]

Category: Cinematica

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