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  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Debuts on Home Video Sales Chart at No. 1

    School's out - and the parade of hot new theatricals that enjoyed success at the box office earlier this year has officially begun. No wonder, then, that the three top-selling discs during the week ending June 8 are all new releases: Universal Studios'...
  • L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'

    L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'
    L.A. Kings fans may have crowded downtown bars for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night, but hundreds flocked to nearby L.A. Live to kick off the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival with their own icy spectacle: the sci-fi thriller “...
  • 'Edge of Tomorrow' Director: 'Most Studios Aren't Making Big, Original Movies'

    "Edge of Tomorrow" stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt went globe-trotting Wednesday, touching down in Paris, London and New York City in a red carpet endurance test. It was part of an ambitious gambit that left the stars of the futuristic thriller greeting...
  • Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt, Shailene Woodley Break Up Summer Movie Boys Club

    Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt and Shailene Woodley are muscling into the summer blockbuster boys club. For decades, popcorn films have usually been reserved for actors with XY chromosomes, but "Maleficent," "Edge of Tomorrow" and "The Fault in Our Stars"...
  • Film Review: 'Virunga'

    With enough action, pathos, suspense, venal villains, stalwart heroes and endangered gorillas for a dozen fiction films, Orlando von Einsiedel's extraordinary documentary "Virunga" lays out the complex of deadly forces threatening the titular national...
  • Box Office: 'Fault in Our Stars' Aligning to be Summer Breakout Hit

    "The Fault in Our Stars" and "Edge of Tomorrow" do battle at the multiplexes this weekend in a fight to determine if ticket-buyers will turn up for a summer movie that doesn't involve superheros, iconic monsters or fairy tale rehashes. In one corner,...
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  • Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next

    Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next
    With a new Godzilla film hitting theaters this weekend, it can be tempting to seek out some of the classic films to catch up on all the monster action you've missed. But with 28 films -- 29 if you count Roland Emmerich’s 1998 American remake -- it...
  • Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' thrives in $100M debut

    “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is in no need of WD-40 for its box-office joints. Paramount’s 3-D tent pole, the fourth in the Michael Bay-directed franchise, simultaneously topped the domestic box office over the weekend and took top...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71
    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes

     Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes
    The man in the backyard carries the tattoos and scars of a fighter. He spins and kicks. Dust flies, a punching bag shimmies on a rusted clothesline. Sweat drips around blue eyes and seeps through a thin beard. The lines on the face show, but barely. He'...