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PAKISTAN DISTANCES ITSELF FROM BOUNTY FOR FILMMAKER

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A spokesman for the prime minister of Pakistan has told the BBC that the government “absolutely dissociated” itself from remarks made by Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilou, who offered a $100,000 to the person or persons who assassinated the maker of an anti-Islam movie. “If someone else makes other similar blasphemous material in the future, […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: 2016: BARACK OBAMA’S AMERICA

August 27, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

It was no match for Michael Moore’s anti-George Bush documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, but Dinesh D’Souza’s anti-Barack Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America was surprisingly hot over the weekend. Widening to 1,091 theaters, it took in $6.51 million, amounting to $5,966 per theater. By contrast, The Expendables, the No. 1 film at the box office, averaged $4,024 […]

CNN HIRES MORGAN SPURLOCK TO PRODUCE “NONFICTION” SHOW

August 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN has struck a deal with Supersize Me filmmaker Morgan Spurlock to produce a weekly documentary series, Inside Man, that will air on weekends beginning next April as part of the news channel’s move into “nonfiction television.” “Morgan Spurlock’s name has become synonymous with creative and thought-provoking documentary story-telling,” said Mark Whitaker, CNN Worldwide executive […]