Posts Tagged ‘ Hollywood ’

Oscar Winning FX Company Pushes Back Against Big Studios

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May 16, 2013
Oscar Winning FX Company Pushes Back Against Big Studios

By Will Sterling As the statue was being handed to the winners of the Best Visual Effects Oscar this year, Rhythm and Hues, the company responsible for the VFX of Life of PI, was filing for bankruptcy. Much has been made of the plight of the digital FX powerhouses since then. For artists working in Animatronics...
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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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Opportunities Abound for Christian Bale

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August 25, 2011
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Christian Bale made his film debut in the television movie Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986), in which he played the role of Tsarevich Alexei. At that time the young aspiring actor would have had no idea his career would elevate to the levels it has, in Hollywood no less. Not only has he...
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Reese Witherspoon to Star in Disney’s ‘Wish List’

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August 3, 2011
Reese Witherspoon

The choice of roles some Hollywood A-listers make never ceases to be a source of great bewilderment and mystery to me. Reese Witherspoon’s recent decision to star in Disney’s upcoming movie Wish List is no exception. Wish List will be a romantic comedy about a young girl who makes 10 wishes beside a wishing...
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Disney in Discussions With Johnny Depp For Pirates 5

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July 7, 2011
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The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office so far, much to Disney’s delight. Pirates is no doubt a hugely successful and lucrative franchise, one that Disney wishes to further capitalise on. So it should come as no surprise to anyone to learn of Disney’s...
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Could ‘Oldboy’ Remake be Spike Lee’s Next Project?

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July 6, 2011
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Hollywood has long been planning a remake of the south Korean thriller Oldboy (2003), a film directed by Park Chan-Wook. The film was based on a Japanese Manga of the same name and was written by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi. The film was well received in the United States and earned an 80%...
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Ben Affleck’s Next Directorial Project: Argo

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June 16, 2011
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Hollywood A-Lister Ben Affleck has made the decision to pursue a career behind the camera as well as in front of it. He wants to dip his toe further into directing and writing, not for the first time either. Affleck has always starred in the pictures he has written and directed up until now,...
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‘Fast Five’ Movie Tops Box Office and…

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May 6, 2011
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…Memphis Car Audio is probably laughing all the way to the bank as it is a product “partner” for the movie. Fast Five is the fifth movie in the Fast and Furious series of car tuner/racing/Vin Diesel flicks. And while some of the films tanked, Fast Five became a smash hit at the box office...
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Rebecca Black Presents Award in Vegas: Photos and Video

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April 30, 2011
Rebecca Black - MTV O Music Awards

It wasn’t Friday, but YouTube sensation Rebecca Black was out on the town attending the first ever MTV O Music Awards ceremony held at The Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. Shaking off recent death threats, and a resulting police investigation by the Anaheim, California Police Department, Rebecca Black appeared...
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Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Performed by Katy Perry: Video

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April 30, 2011
Katy Perry performing Rebecca Black's song "Friday"

Katy Perry performed Rebecca Black’s popular song “Friday” in a concert performance at the Rod Laver Arena last night in Melbourne, Australia. Proving just how popular Rebecca Black’s song has become after the YouTube video for “Friday” recently went viral, the Melbourne crowd instantly recognized the song and began to sing along, even knowing exactly when...
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Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

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April 22, 2011
Rebecca Black Responds to Death Threats

Rebecca Black just doesn’t get the criticism and recent death threats in response to her song “Friday.” The Anaheim, California Police Department recently opened up an investigation into multiple death threats launched against the 13-year-old singer. In an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez, Black said that she just doesn’t understand what she did that was so wrong. I...
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Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

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April 21, 2011
Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

Singer Rebecca Black has achieved overnight stardom. The popular YouTube video for her song “Friday” quickly went viral and has already received over 113 million views since it was posted just over two months ago. Does Rebecca Black have any talent and why did the video become so popular so quickly? It appears that...
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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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