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Avengers: Age of Ultron

'Avengers: Age of Ultron': Review

REVIEW: Despite how overstuffed Age Of Ultron can be, Joss Whedon is a filmmaker with an eye for the emotional underpinnings that make all the spectacle compelling

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The Emperor's New Clothes

'The Emperor's New Clothes': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dirs. Michael Winterbottom, Russell Brand. UK, 2015, 95mins

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Fortitude to handle QED slate

21-Apr-2015 | By

CANNES: QED Holdings CEOs Sasha Shapiro and Anton Lessine have engaged Fortitude International to sell their slate that includes Rock The Kasbah and The Family Fang.

Matthew Shreder, Andrew Felts launch Concourse Media

21-Apr-2015 | By

The former Continental Media partners head to Cannes with a new venture that encompasses sales and marketing, led by sales titles Safelight and Sun Belt Express.

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Fernando Coimbra to direct 'Burn Site'

21-Apr-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Solution Entertainment Group is packaging the psychological thriller for Wolf At The Door’s Brazilian director.

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Brad Pitt, Christian Bale to star in ‘The Big Short’

21-Apr-2015 | By

Brad Pitt will act in his second Michael Lewis adaption after Moneyball alongside Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei.

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LAFF adds two sections

21-Apr-2015 | By

The world premiere of cult web series creators 5-Second Films’ first feature Dude Bro Party Massacre III will screen at the upcoming festival as top brass introduced the Zeitgeist and Nightfall sections.  

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Saban Films acquires ‘Man Up’

21-Apr-2015 | By

The distributor has pounced following the April 19 world premiere of the rom-com starring Lake Bell and Simon Pegg.

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Jill Brody earns marketing stripes at Paramount

21-Apr-2015 | By

Paramount has appointed Jill Brody to svp of worldwide marketing partnerships and brand integration.

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Disney confirms role on 'The BFG'

21-Apr-2015 | By

The feature will mark the first time Steven Spielberg has directed a Disney-branded feature.

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Los Cabos, Labodigital grant Tribeca prize

21-Apr-2015 | By

The Los Cabos International Film Festival is bestowing a $56,000 prize from Labodigital on the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI).

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'Drown' inks deals in key markets

21-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US, UK, France, Germany deals for LGBT sports drama.

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'Luna Papa' director Bakhtiar Khudojnazarov dies aged 49

21-Apr-2015 | By

Award-winning director’s Waiting For The Sea opened the Rome Film Festival in 2012.

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Cannes: EFP names 20 Producers on the Move

21-Apr-2015 | By

Denmark’s Katja Adomeit and Germany’s Ingmar Trost among upcoming European producers set to be showcased at Cannes.

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Cannes: works-in-progress revealed

21-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Films from Dubai, Guadalajara and Buenos Aires among line-up.

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Abramorama, The Orchard partner on 'Lucky Stiff'

21-Apr-2015 | By

Richard Abramowitz will release the musical comedy in New York City on July 24 and The Orchard will complement the theatrical release with a day-and-date North American digital launch.

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Rose Byrne helps launch all female production company

21-Apr-2015 | By

Three features in advanced development at new all female company.

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'City of Tiny Lights' to shoot next week

21-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Cast of London-set noir thriller includes Screen Stars of Tomorrow Cush Jumbo and James Floyd.

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'Furious 7' dominates China box office with $250m

21-Apr-2015 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: With Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 grossing $186.58m in its first full week at the China box office, the spoils were thinly spread for every other film on release.

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The Orchard acquires ‘Crocodile Gennadiy’

20-Apr-2015 | By

Steve Hoover’s documentary received its world premiere at Tribeca on April 16.

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Cannes: Critics’ Week unveils 2015 line-up Video

20-Apr-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Elie Wajeman’s The Anarchists, starring Palme d’Or winner Adele Exarchopoulos and Cesar winner Tahar Rahim, to open Critics’ Week

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The Film Arcade acquires ‘James White’

20-Apr-2015 | By

The Sundance Best Of Next audience award winner will open theatrically in the autumn as a campaign launch for Girls star Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon.

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Second 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser released Video

By Michael Rosser

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew, as Han Solo and Chewbacca, are the first of the original cast to be glimpsed in the new teaser.

Macbeth

Cannes: surprises and no-shows

By Fionnuala Halligan

With titles yet to be announced (up to three for Competition) Thierry Fremaux has presented an artistic selection which feels fresh and new, even though it’s anchored by exciting auteur ‘names’ – Audiard, Haynes, Villeneuve, Sorrentino, Van Sant.

CPH PIX's Foley workshop

The sound of CPH PIX

By Wendy Mitchell

A Bob Hund concert and a Foley demonstration show Copenhagen’s embrace of sound work.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 open for entries Video

The Screen Awards are back for a sixth year, celebrating the very best of marketing, distribution and exhibition in the film industry.

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2014 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen Filmart 2015 Day 3

Hong Kong Filmart 2015: Read Screen's Dailies

Get all the exclusives, reviews, features and screening times from the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart).

INTERVIEWS

Timur Bekmambetov

Timur Bekmambetov, 'Unfriended'

The Russian director of Wanted and the Night Watch takes a break from shooting Ben-Hur in Italy to tell Elbert Wyche about his producer role on a new genre he calls ‘screenmovie’.

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NATO chief: Netflix model ‘makes no sense for movie industry'

The Netflix model ‘makes no sense for the movie industry at large’, says John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO (National Association Of Theatre Owners) on the eve of the group’s annual Las Vegas convention.

Stephen FIngleton

Stephen Fingleton talks 'The Survivalist'

The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.

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Steve Hoover, 'Crocodile Gennadiy'

Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.

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Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

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Talking Tribeca

As the 14th annual New York jamboree kicks off, Jeremy Kay talks to festival director Genna Terranova (main picture), Tribeca Enterprises evp Paula Weinstein (centre) and director of short film programming and initiatives Sharon Badal about their work.

 
 

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