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“Hoodie SZN” had the equivalent of 56,000 sales in the United States, down 4 percent from last week, and the “Spider-Man” soundtrack rose to No. 2. [...]
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Source: Film News Category: Movies
When it comes time to “punish” the image of a film, say with filtration, grease (generously applied to the front of the lens), or underexposure, cinematographers regress from their dear and safe technical jargon and assume the barbarous dialect of medieval executioners. They don’t just underexpose their picture to see how it reacts under strain, they “suffocate” it, “break” it, and “destroy” it — sometimes in spite of itself. The digital image is nary embraced and mostly worked against, its sterile lines deliberately corroded and beaten to a duller moosh. Cinematographer Lol Crawley BSC (Ballast, 45 Years) tortures the film [...]
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
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The film sold about $40.6 million in tickets domestically during its opening weekend, on par with the performance of its 2017 predecessor, “Split.” [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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Only twice since the Oscars expanded the best-picture field has the Producers Guild of America picked a different winner. [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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Grasshopper Film announced today the acquisition of US distribution rights to Bisbee ‘17, the latest documentary from filmmaker Robert Greene. Following its theatrical release, Bisbee ‘17 will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming platforms this spring, as well as on the non-theatrical market. From the press release: Bisbee ‘17 follows several members of a close-knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town’s darkest hour. In 1917, nearly two-thousand immigrant miners, on strike for better wages and safer working conditions, were violently rounded up by their armed neighbors, herded onto cattle cars, shipped to the middle of the New Mexican desert, and [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” completes an original superhero trilogy that began in 2000 with “Unbreakable.” Need a refresher? We’ve broken down the basics. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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The movies won’t be coming for a while but clips for those fan favorites along with “John Wick 3,” “High Flying Bird” and “Little Woods” were strong too. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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She talks about playing a femme fatale in “Serenity,” doing “The Hustle” with Rebel Wilson, stealing the show in “Ocean’s 8” and Hollywood’s echo chamber of men. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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Tatum O’Neal, clad in a mini-tuxedo, won over viewers when she was named best supporting actress in 1974, but family troubles and a tainted competitor clouded the victory. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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The Paris-based company Théâtre de la Ville brings a blend of five Ionesco plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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As a distributor, Mr. Urman helped documentaries and other art-house fare reach more and more moviegoers instead of fading into obscurity. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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With this opulent Spanish survival saga, Netflix enters some curiously well-populated territory. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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Our guide to film series and special screenings. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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The following is an excerpt from action director Lawrence Ribeiro’s new book Action Realism. Due to the speed and the nature of stunts and my overall point of view (shooting with the intent of making the images visceral or dynamic), I have come up with some exercises. Scenarios, locales, speeds and context of the story will dictate how I train. Sometimes you need a supply of guts, sometimes you need to overcome your fears, but the truth of the matter is that my feet rarely touch the ground when shooting. It’s more mental than physical, as a few close calls can [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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The writer-director Adam McKay discusses a quiet scene from his film that changes the course of history. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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