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Spun-Off NewsCorp UK Newspaper-Publishing Standalone Shows Poor Results

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Spun-Off NewsCorp UK Newspaper-Publishing Standalone Shows Poor Results

Report: The Five Major Movie Theater Chains In North America Bow To Anonymous Threat–Regal, Cinemark, Cineplex, Carmike And China-Owned AMC–Are Scrubbing The Interview

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Report: The Five Major Movie Theater Chains In North America Bow To Anonymous Threat–Regal, Cinemark, Cineplex, Carmike And China-Owned AMC–And Are Scrubbing The Interview

Canada Cineplex Kowtows To Terrorists; Yanks The Interview

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Canada Cineplex Kowtows To Terrorist Threat; Yanks The Interview

Cinematographer Drowns After Boat Capsizes On Jackie Chan Production

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Cinematographer Drowns After Boat Capsizes On Jackie Chan Production

“At this time there is no credible intelligence to indicate an active plot against movie theaters within the United States.”

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“At this time there is no credible intelligence to indicate an active plot against movie theaters within the United States.”

ArcLight Cinemas Also Extinguish The Interview

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

ArcLight Cinemas Also Extinguish The Interview

“Viewing any one of these films is a subversive act that could get you executed, and North Koreans know this, given the public nature of the punishments meted out to those who dare watch entertainment from abroad. Despite all of that there is a huge thirst for knowledge and information from the outside world. North Koreans risk their lives to watch Hollywood films and The Interview is tremendously threatening to the Kims. They cannot abide by anything that portrays them as anything other than a god. This movie destroys the narrative.”

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“Viewing any one of these films is a subversive act that could get you executed, and North Koreans know this, given the public nature of the punishments meted out to those who dare watch entertainment from abroad. Despite all of that there is a huge thirst for knowledge and information from the outside world. North Koreans risk their lives to watch Hollywood films and The Interview is tremendously threatening to the Kims. They cannot abide by anything that portrays them as anything other than a god. This movie destroys the narrative.”

Luke Buckmaster On The Year Australian Genre Filmmaking Hit Its Stride

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Luke Buckmaster On The Year Australian Genre Filmmaking Hit Its Stride

An Amusing Profile Of Foley Artiste Marko Costanzo And His 469 Credited Sound Appearances

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

An Amusing Profile Of Foley Artiste Marko Costanzo And His 469 Credited Sound Appearances

No NYC Preem For The Interview At Sunshine Cinema

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

No NYC Preem For The Interview At Sunshine Cinema

Bilge Ebiri On The Illusion Of The Possibility Of Digital Preservation Of Today’s Movies

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“Digital preservation is really just an oxymoron. It’s putting plus and minus electronic charges on plastic—and that plastic has an extremely short half-life. So that most digital media, even if you take it and store it correctly, is probably not going to last more than eight or ten, maybe 15 years.”
Bilge Ebiri On The Illusion Of The Possibility Of Digital Preservation Of Today’s Movies

Kyle Turner On Why Xavier Dolan’s Mommy And I Killed My Mother Are His Boyhood

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Kyle Turner On Why Xavier Dolan’s Mommy And I Killed My Mother Are His Boyhood

Roadshow Films Takes Third Of FilmNation, Co-Financiers Of Mud, A Most Wanted Man And Imitation Game

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Roadshow Films Takes Third Of FilmNation, Co-Financiers Of Mud, A Most Wanted Man And Imitation Game

Carmike Capitulates To Terrorists; Expels The Interview From Its Real Estate

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Carmike Capitulates To Terrorists; Expels The Interview From Its Real Estate And 2,917 Screens

Sony Says Theaters Can Cancel The Interview

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Report: Sony Says Theaters Can Cancel The Interview

Alan Dershowitz Petitions LA County To Allow Him To Represent Roman Polanski

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

The extradition request “deliberately omitted the fact that Polanski has already served the term of imprisonment imposed by the trial judge.”
Alan Dershowitz Petitions LA County To Allow Him To Represent Roman Polanski

Critics Top Ten 2014 Alison Willmore

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Buzzfeed

1. Under the Skin
2. Two Days, One Night
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
4. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
5. Birdman
6. Inherent Vice
7. Whiplash
8. Guardians of the Galaxy
9. Ida
10. Selma
11. Nightcrawler
12. Love Is Strange
13. Foxcatcher
14. The Babadook

Village Voice Critics’ Poll Buoys Boyhood

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Village Voice 85-Strong Critics’ Poll Buoys Boyhood

Ciepley & Barnes On Edge Of Panic In Describing Hacker Theater Threat

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“A broad threat of theater violence, following a sustained attack on Sony’s digital existence, is also without precedent, and opens a new range of worry for Hollywood.”
Ciepley & Barnes On Edge Of Panic In Describing Tuesday’s Hacker Theater Threat

Yes, Yes, It’s David Lynch

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“Right now I’m mostly writing, I’ve got a painting going and I’m building a chair. I love to build things and this is for a monkey film. I’m working with a monkey named Jack and that’ll come out sometime. It is not a chimpanzee, the monkey came up from South America.”
Yes, Yes, It’s David Lynch