Posts Tagged ‘ director ’

13 Questions for ‘Harbinger Down’ Executive Producer and CEO of Dark Dunes Productions, Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

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July 25, 2014
Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

We were fortunate to have a sit down with Dark Dunes Productions CEO Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki and discuss his upcoming horror sci/fi thriller HARBINGER DOWN, and working relationship with the practical FX house Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. (Studio ADI) owned by Alec Gillis and Tom Woodriff Jr.  Alec and Tom have over 60 years...
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HBO’s Girls: 24 Is the New 13

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May 18, 2012
Girls - HBO

By Austen Brooks Let’s talk about sex: in five episodes, we’ve seen three of our four Girls in the act and one get close. Writer/director/star Lena Dunham’s scenes are the most explicit, to the point of discomfort; but then again, so is the rest of the show. Is it Dunham’s goal to suggest that...
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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI): ‘John Carter’ Audiobook Debuts on SiriusXM’s Book Radio Channel

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March 7, 2012
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By Demian Russian ‘John Carter in A Princess of Mars’, the new audiobook from Tantor Audio, premieres Thursday, March 8th at 8:00AM on Sirius XM Radio’s (NASDAQ:SIRI) Book Radio channel (Sirius and XM channel 80), giving listeners the opportunity to hear the original Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction thriller before watching the film adaptation, which...
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‘J. Edgar’: Examining Clint Eastwood’s Next Movie

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September 19, 2011
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‘J. Edgar’ is the title of multi-award winning actor/director Clint Eastwood’s next movie. The film is lined up to open the AFI Festival this year on Novomber 3rd. It will then be released in the United States on November 9th and worldwide on Novovember 11th. The film is a biographical drama centering mainly on...
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Cheryl Cole Cast In ‘Street Fighter: The Musical’

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July 20, 2011
Cheryl Cole Cast In 'Street Fighter: The Musical'

The Big Screen can now reveal that Cheryl Cole has been cast in a musical reworking of 1994′s Street Fighter. Despite the fact that a director is still to be named and the script not yet written, Cheryl Cole has signed on to play the role of megalomaniac General M. Bison. Following a stuttering few...
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Werner Herzog is ‘Gazing into the Abyss’

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June 20, 2011
Werner Herzog

The California based German director and screenwriter has another project in the pipeline, to be titled Gazing into the Abyss. The movie will be a documentary film for which Herzog is so widely known, and which often portray facts being stranger and equally as intriguing as fiction. His films mostly feature heroes with impossible dreams,...
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Michael Bay and James Cameron’s Battle Over 3-D

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May 20, 2011
James Cameron - Michael Bay

Director Michael Bay’s thoughts on 3-D were radically changed by fellow filmmaker James Cameron. So much so that Bay’s latest movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon, due for release this summer, was filmed in 3-D. At the Paramount Lot presentation, Cameron and Bay engaged in passionate and extensive verbal exchanges about the current state...
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Tetsuya Nakashima’s ‘Confessions’

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May 6, 2011
Confessions - movie - film

By Larry McCloskey Confessions (告白 Kokuhaku) is another example to the world that the Far East has taken revenge cinema to a whole new level over the past decade. Following in the elaborate vengeful footsteps of Park Chan-Wook’s Vengeance Trilogy, Confessions sees a teacher exact her punishment on the two pupils responsible for the death of...
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Source Code: A Review

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April 20, 2011
Source Code: A Review

By Larry McCloskey It has become all too popular in the last year to describe any action film with an ounce of intelligence as “Inception meets “. The quote is then plastered all over the poster of said film and the studio reaps the financial benefits of a misled audience. Luckily, the Source...
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Charlie Sheen Bipolar Fundraiser Surprises Organization

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April 16, 2011
Charlie Sheen Bipolar Fundraiser Surprises Organization

By Demian Russian When actor Charlie Sheen suddenly announced a fundraising walk to raise money for the Calgary, Canada-based Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders (OBAD) on Friday, the bipolar organization was surprised and didn’t know what to anticipate, but was happy to accept any money raised. “We didn’t know it was coming, and we have no...
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Director Sidney Lumet Dies at Age 86

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April 9, 2011
Director Sidney Lumet Dies at Age 86

Award winning director Sidney Lumet dies at his New York home at the age of 86. Among his big screen triumphs were such titles as Serpico (1973), 12 Angry Men (1957), and Network (1976). His death was today announced by Marc Kutnetz, the husband of Lumet’s stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel. Kutnetz said he’d died in...
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French Animators, Kanye West and Knee-jerk Reactions: Why “All Of The Lights” Is Not A Case Of Plagiarism

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April 7, 2011
French Animators, Kanye West and Knee-jerk Reactions: Why “All Of The Lights” Is Not A Case Of Plagiarism

When the video for Kanye West’s “All Of The Lights” hit the Internet it was almost guaranteed to cause controversy. The man never fails to achieve at least some outcry in everything he does. Within moments of it’s release, bloggers were at their keyboards claiming foul play on the part of the video’s director...
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Girl Power: Hollywood Actresses Increasingly Producing Their Own Movies

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March 18, 2011
Girl Power: Hollywood Actresses Increasingly Producing Their Own Movies

Increasingly, there is a growing cluster of movies in Hollywood being made by the actresses who star in them. How To Be Single is the title of Drew Barrymore’s second movie following her first directorial debut of the movie Whip It (2009), which garnered much acclaim from critics, but not with audiences. How To...
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