Fox Searchlight Pictures Acquires Worldwide Rights to Wes Anderson’s Next Feature "The French Dispatch"

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today it has acquired worldwide rights to Academy Award® nominee Wes Anderson’s upcoming feature THE FRENCH DISPATCH, resuming a successful partnership that has spanned previous films including ISLE OF DOGS and THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL.

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Montclair Film Announces 9th Annual Benefit Event Featuring Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Montclair Film, New Jersey's leading film non-profit, today announced that Stephen Colbert, host of CBS' "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," will host an evening with eleven-time Emmy Award® winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

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Saban Films Takes Aaron Eckhart Starrer “Line of Duty”

Saban Films announced they have acquired U.S. rights to Steven C. Miller’s “Line of Duty.”  Penned by Jeremy Drysdale, the action thriller stars Golden Globe® nominee Aaron Eckhart, Courtney Eaton, Dina Meyer, Emmy® nominee Giancarlo Esposito and Ben McKenzie. 

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La Belle Epoque To Close COLCOA French Film Festival

The Franco-American Cultural Fund has announced that the acclaimed dramedy LA BELLE EPOQUE, which premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival (Official Selection, Out of Competition), will have its U.S. Premiere and run for the COLCOA Awards.

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David Rubin Elected Academy President

David Rubin was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 6) by the organization's Board of Governors. Rubin is beginning his first term as president and his seventh year as a governor. 

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Susan Ruskin Named Dean of AFI Conservatory

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the appointment of producer and educator Susan Ruskin as Dean of the AFI Conservatory. She will lead AFI's world-class, graduate film-training program, bringing decades of academic and professional experience to renowned film program.

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The Academy and ABC Announce Oscars® 2022 Date

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 2022 Oscars® show date and confirmed the 2021 date. Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows, with future years to be evaluated based on preset programming.

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Richard E. Grant Joins Cast as New Regency, Warp Films and Film4 Adapt Hit West End Musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films' EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE reunites the original creative team behind the stage production: director Jonathan Butterell, writer Tom MacRae, composer Dan Gillespie Sells and choreographer Kate Prince. Filming will begin June 24.

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Leading Spanish-Language Movie Network Cinelatino Announces the 2019 Hola Mexico Film Festival Awards

Cinelatino, the nation's leading Spanish-language movie channel, proudly announces the winners of three prestigious filmmaker awards—including the Cinelatino & DishLATINO Audience Choice award, the Cinelatino Best Director award, and the Cinelatino Tomorrow's Filmmakers Today Best Short award.

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Lesli Linka Glatter and Paul Schrader to Receive AFI Conservatory Honorary Degrees

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced it will confer Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees honoris causa upon Academy Award®-nominated director/producer Lesli Linka Glatter (alumna, AFI Directing Workshop for Women) and Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Paul Schrader (AFI Conservatory Class of 1969).

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From Cannes: Rocket Science and Front Row Filmed Entertainment Form YALLA YALLA, a Dubai-Based Film and Television Company

Middle East distributor and producer Front Row Filmed Entertainment and preeminent international filmed entertainment company Rocket Science have entered into a joint venture to form YALLA YALLA, a Dubai based film and television company focused on Arabic language entertainment.

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From Cannes: Acclaimed Filmmakers Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns and Michael Wech To Direct Feature Doc On Michael Schumacher

Rocket Science announced today that award-winning German filmmakers Michael Wech and Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns will direct official feature documentary 'SCHUMACHER' on the most successful formula one driver of all time, Michael Schumacher. Rocket Science to launch sales at Cannes.

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From Cannes: Jake Manley Joins Bella Thorne In Joshua Caldwell’s Social Media Heist Thriller Southland

Highland Film Group announced today that Jake Manley (Roland Emmerich’s upcoming Midway) has joined Bella Thorne in writer/director Joshua Caldwell’s Southland. Highland Film Group is handling worldwide sales continuing in Cannes.  Principal Production is set to commence in September.

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  • KUNG FU Panda 3 Review - High Flying Hijinks, Pandamania, and Just a Super Good Time

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    KUNG FU Panda 3, from DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century FOX, presents a high flying, beautifully animated, and perfectly crafted story of family, redemption, hope and unity while re-introducing ancient cultures and treating audiences to fun, hijinks, laughter and delight.

     
  • Paradise Review – Lord, Forgive Them Their Trespasses

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    Paradise,” from RLJ Entertainment and Mandate Pictures, is filled with misconceptions, extremism and clichés from the small town radical Christian right to the sin filled left on the Las Vegas Strip.

     
  • Taormina Filmfest Unveils 64th Edition With Over 50 Films Along With Master Classes And In Conversations

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    The sixty-fourth edition of the Taormina FilmFest, produced by Videobank and taking place July 14-20 under the new artistic direction of Silvia Bizio and Gianvito Casadonte, has unveiled its full program and attending talent from America, France, Italy and the UK.

     
  • HL Auto: The Ten Most Affordable Luxury Cars

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    There are many appealing aspects of luxury cars, including the prestige of ownership, the superior craftsmanship and exceptional performance. However, for prospective buyers, the main detriment with luxury models concerns their hefty price tags.  

  • LWH Hotels Offers “Season Of Giving” Specials For The Holidays

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    LOS ANGELES — Nearly 40 hotels that are part of the LWH Hotels collection are providing holiday travelers special amenities, gifts and room packages to make travel this holiday season more enjoyable. 

     
  • 70 ISIS Associates Named Across 21 States

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    Sky News, the British News Agency, has announced a former Islamic State Fighter has leaked tens of thousands of documents revealing the names and global locations of at least 22,000 recruited members of the terrorist organization.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: Marc Webb Talks on The Only Living Boy in New York, Casting, Icons, and His Bucket List

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    The Only Living Boy in New York, an intimate relationship drama starring Jeff Bridges, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Beckinsale, Cynthia Nixon and Thomas Callum is about to premiere and the film's director Marc Webb has agreed to an interview.  

     
  • Celebrity Interview: Director Jocelyn Moorhouse Talks On Making The Dressmaker, Kate Winslet, Her Sixteen Year Autism Imposed Hiatus

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    After a sixteen-year hiatus for deeply personal reasons, Jocelyn Moorhouse, the director of the critically acclaimed and commercially successful dark comedy, The Dressmaker, has triumphantly returned and sat down for a surprisingly forthcoming and real interview. 

     
  • Galerie Lefebvre & Fils Presents American Ceramic Artist Jasmine Little

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    Lefebvre & Fils, the renowned contemporary ceramic gallery of Paris, is pleased to announce FOUNTAIN, the first exhibition of ceramic work by the American artist Jasmine Little from 14 December 2017 to 20 January 2018.

     
  • Rich-Rey Productions LLC Presents Vickilyn Reynolds In Hattie McDaniel…What I Need You To Know!

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    Rich-Rey Productions LLC has announced the Bay Area Premiere of HATTIE MCDANIEL…WHAT I NEED YOU TO KNOW! starring Vickilyn Reynolds as Hattie McDaniel, the trailblazing Gone with the Wind Academy Award-winner will open for an exclusive limited engagement.

     
  • Justice Watch: Prosecutor to Seek Death Penalty in Toddler Torture Murder

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    Scott McMillan, the toddler murdered by his mother and her lover of one month, was buried one week ago in a tiny casket supplied by a local mortuary in a graveside service attended by his remaining family members, aunts, uncles, grandmother.  

     
  • Molly’s Game Review - Magnificent; Sharp; A Hands Down Winner

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    Molly's Game, from STX Entertainment and Entertainment One, brings to the screen the true story of competitive Skier, Molly Bloom, who after losing a spot on the U.S. Ski team, she heads to sunny L.A. for a change.

     
  • Undercover Cops Break Facebook Rules To Track Protesters, Ensnare Criminals

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    In the summer of 2015, as Memphis exploded with protests over the police killing of a 19-year-old man, activists began hearing on Facebook from someone called Bob Smith. The name was generic, and so was his profile picture: a Guy Fawkes mask, the symbol of anti-government dissent.

     
  • Tosaly’s Kamaria Heels - Hello Lover and Welcome Home

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    Now taking center stage as my favorite “it” footwear is Tosaly’s “Kamaria” heel. Conceived by the “well-heeled” luxury British designer, Toyin Salami, the Kamaria is a tried-and-true statement shoe handmade by master artisans using modern techniques.

     
  • Otto Warmbier, the UVA Student Imprisoned in North Korea, Dies

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    Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia college student sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in a sham North Korean trial died at the University of Cincinnati Trauma Center six days his release from captivity. He was 22.