Press Releases Archive for August, 2010

PIRANHA 3D producer Mark Canton responds to James Cameron

August 31, 2010 PIRANHA 3D producer Mark Canton responds to James Cameron As a producer in the entertainment industry, Jim Cameron’s comments on VanityFair.com are very disappointing to me and the team that made Piranha 3D.  Mr. Cameron, who singles himself out to be a visionary of movie-making, seems to have a small vision regarding…

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RYAN GOSLING to Present Vision Award to NICOLAS WINDING REFN At VISIONFEST

VisionFest 2010 is Filmmakers Alliances’ (FA) yearly celebration that brings together the best of L.A.’s independent filmmaking community. This year

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KYLE MACLACHLAN, ROSANNA ARQUETTE CO-STAR IN PEACE, LOVE, & MISUNDERSTANDING

Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Chace Crawford, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan wrap production in New York State

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ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS AND LIDDELL ENTERTAINMENT WED ON I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS

Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor starrer due December 3, 2010 (LOS ANGELES, August 26)

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DOCUMENTARY FILM ENTRIES DUE SEPTEMBER 1 FOR 2010 OSCARS

August 26, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beverly Hills, CA

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ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS AND LIDDELL ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER ON GONZ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Javier Bardem starrer due in Dec., 2010 ** (LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25)

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TENTH ANNUAL TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2011 DATES AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2011 FESTIVAL TO BE HELD APRIL 20

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BROWNLOW, COPPOLA, GODARD AND WALLACH TO RECEIVE ACADEMY

August 25, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beverly Hills, CA

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THE 46th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST 20 FILMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, August 25, 2010

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Magnolia Pictures to release Andrew Jarecki

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella murder mystery in theaters this December August 24, 2010

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DAVID LYNCH ANNOUNCED AS FIRST-EVER GUEST ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi

Lynch Creates Art for the Festival to Serve as the Official Image and Will Program Films that Influence and Inspire Him LOS ANGELES, CA, August 24, 2010

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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HUNDREDS OF GUESTS FOR 2010 EVENT

Toronto – The guest list for the 35th Toronto International Film Festival includes many of the world

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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE MAVERICKS LINE-UP

Bill Gates, Steve Nash, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bruce Springsteen Take the Stage Toronto

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10 FILMS ANNOUNCED AS PART OF THE FESTIVAL

Toronto

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27 DEBUTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN TIFF

Toronto

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DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES THAT PIRANHA 3D

New York, NY – August 23, 2010

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RASHAAD ERNESTO GREEN WRAPS NYC FILMING OF GUN HILL ROAD

First feature from one of Filmmaker Magazine

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“With every table in the dining room occupied and me, the only waiter, neglecting the needs of a good fifty patrons, I approached Roth. Holding out Balls as a numbness set into the muscles of my face, I spoke. “Sir, I’ve heard you say that you don’t read fiction anymore, but I’ve just had my first novel published and I’d like to give you a copy.”

“His eyes lifting from his iPhone, he took the book from my hands. He congratulated me. Then, staring at the cover, he said, “Great title. I’m surprised I didn’t think of it myself.”

“These words worked on me like a hit of morphine. Like two hits. It felt as if I was no longer the occupant of my own body. The legs had gone weak, the ears warmed, the eyes watered, the heart rate increased rapidly. Barely able to keep myself upright, I told him, “Thank you.”

“Then Roth, who, the world would learn sixteen days later, was retiring from writing, said, in an even tone, with seeming sincerity, “Yeah, this is great. But I would quit while you’re ahead. Really, it’s an awful field. Just torture. Awful. You write and write, and you have to throw almost all of it away because it’s not any good. I would say just stop now. You don’t want to do this to yourself. That’s my advice to you.”

“I managed, “It’s too late, sir. There’s no turning back. I’m in.”

“Nodding slowly, he said to me, “Well then, good luck.”

“After which I went back to work.”
~ Julian Tepper

“Any form of physical or sexual assault is a very serious matter, potentially a legal matter. But I’m also wondering, what about having some kind of “extreme asshole” clause? I know lots of people who have been abused verbally and psychologically. That’s traumatizing, too. What do we do with that?  It takes a lot of energy to be an asshole. The people I admire most just aren’t interested in things that take away from their ability to make stuff. The people I really respect, and that I’ve met who fit this definition, have a sense of grace about them, because they know that there is no evolving and there is no wisdom without humility. You can’t get better if you behave in a way that shuts people off. You can’t! You don’t have all the ideas necessary to solve something. You don’t! I’m sure if you spoke to Harvey in his heyday and said to him what I just said to you, he would believe that he accomplished all that he had because of the way he behaved.”
~ Steven Soderbergh