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24 FramesIn India’s long fight for independence, the first defeat of the British came not at the hands of soldiers but those of untrained teenagers, led by a schoolteacher, in 1930. This piece of history is the subject of “Chittagong,” the...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelPlowing through the latest edition of Production Weekly, I see nary a Florida film shoot on the slate, which was my reaon for checking it. We aren't giving away money like Louisiana and Georgia, so there's still a lot more production in those states. A...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies âTHE CRAZIES': Timothy Olyphant plays a small-town sheriff with a......
Gold DerbyOCTOBER 16 "Where the Wild Things Are" ??? Director Spike Jonze's adaptation of the classic children's book by Maurice Sendak could be a strong contender in the crafts categories. Stars include past Oscars champ Forest Whitaker plus Catherine Keener....
The Big PictureI know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......
Company TownIt was a gory weekend at the box office for pretty much every movie except 'Paranormal Activity.' Paramount Pictures' ultra-low-budget horror film more than doubled its nationwide theater count to 1,945 theaters and continues its winning ways, selling a...
Many of the characters in Mohsin Hamid's novels are cultural nomads, hopscotching between the Islamic world and the Western capitalist world, the spiritual and the material, Urdu and English, the undernourished countryside and the teeming mega-city. It'...
VarietyROME -- The Doha Film Institute has appointed banking exec Abdulaziz Al Khater as its CEO, replacing Amanda Palmer, who stepped down in July. The appointment of Al Khater, who joins DFI after holding senior positions with Intl. Bank of Qatar, HSBC and,...
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VarietyLONDON -- Three documentaries from the U.S., one from Denmark and one from the Netherlands have been shortlisted for the second annual Puma.Creative Impact Award. The prize, awarded by the Britdoc Foundation and the philanthropic arm of sportswear firm...
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VarietyThe Producers Guild of America is making headway in getting its "Producers' Mark" into film credits as David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" is the latest pic to commit to carrying the certification. The mark -- a lowercase "p.g.a." that designates...
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IFC acquires 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist': Mira Nair pic opened the Venice Film Festival, screened at TorontoVarietyIFC Films has bought all North American rights to director Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," which opened the Venice Film Festival and had its North American premiere at Toronto. The acquisition, announced Thursday, reunites Nair with IFC, which...
VarietyLONDON -- The 56th BFI London Film Festival will see 14 world premieres, 15 international preems and 34 European preems in a line-up of 225 fiction and documentary features, it was announced at a launch event at London's Odeon Leicester Square on...
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