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  • Q And A With Italian Director Mario Martone Whose 'Leopardi' Screens In Venice And Toronto

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mario Martone is among Italy's most influential cultural figures, active as a director in theatre as well as in film. His "Leopardi," at Venice in competition and also in Toronto, is a classic biopic of Italian Romantic poet...
  • Fall movie preview 2014

    Fall movie preview 2014
    If you read “Gone Girl,” by bestselling Chicago author Gillian Flynn, the schedule of movies opening between now and the end of the year is pretty much the book’s big-screen version—directed by David Fincher! (“The Social...
  • Brosnan plays well a weathered spy in 'November Man'

    If you're a completist, you might want to get in on the ground (film) floor of "The November Man." That is because plans already have been announced for a sequel to the espionage thriller opening in theaters today and based on Bill Granger's novel "There...
  • SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For 'The Sweeney's' French Redo

    PARIS- SND is teaming up with Paris-based producer Capture (The Flag) Films and U.K.'s Vertigo Films to produce Benjamin Rocher's actioner "The Squad," a remake of Nick Love's "The Sweeney" that will topline Jean Reno ("The Professional"). Reno will star...
  • In summer films, contradictions of progress for women in full force

    In summer films, contradictions of progress for women in full force
    "What a wonderful time for women on television," Julianna Margulies said while accepting her latest Emmy, for her performance in the dramatic series "The Good Wife." And what a strange time for women on film — especially this summer, when the...
  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • 'Iron Man 3' Director Shane Black on Sony's 'Destroyer'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black to helm its adventure-action movie "The Destroyer." The project is based on the book series of the same name originally written by Warren Murphy and...
  • ‘Action Comics’ No. 1: Superman debut issue fetches record sale price

     
    Superman just set a new world's record. An original copy of “Action Comics” No. 1, which introduced the world to […]...
  • 'Iron Man 3′ Director Shane Black on Sony's 'Destroyer'

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black to helm its adventure-action movie "The Destroyer." The project is based on the book series of the same name originally written by Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir. Jim Uhls ("...
  • Fall films worth looking forward to

    At long last, what seemed like an endless summer is over at the movies, anyway. It's time to put aside all that comic book reading that we call "research," sweep the word "sequel" aside and get serious about movies, because "serious movie season" is...
  • '14 Blades' cuts right into martial arts action

     '14 Blades' cuts right into martial arts action
    The Chinese import "14 Blades," shot in 2009, is a kind of Eastern western whose one-note characters and convoluted plot are nearly swallowed up whole by this martial arts film's dizzyingly wrought action scenes. Fortunately, director, co-writer and...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment calls call for a strategy...