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BLACK SWAN INTERNS SUE STUDIO

September 29, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Two unpaid interns who worked on Fox Searchlight’s Black Swan are suing the production company, claiming that they were required to perform menial work and were not given the educational experience required by law for unpaid work. The two, Eric Glatt, 42, and Alex Footman, 24, are seeking class action for their lawsuit to include […]

THE KING’S SPEECH BIG WINNER AT U.K.’S BAFTAS

February 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The King’s Speech dominated Sunday night’s BAFTA awards, Britain’s equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best film and best British film. Colin Firth was presented the leading actor award for his performance as the stammering King […]

TANGLED CLIMBS TO TOP OF BOX OFFICE

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The weekend after Thanksgiving typically sees a lot of empty seats in theaters — and there were even more of them than usual this year. The only film to live up to expectations was Disney’s Tangled, which took in an estimated $21.5 million. But results for Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE BLACK SWAN

December 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Opening in limited release, Darren Aronofsky’s ballet-themed The Black Swan, is receiving a standing ovation from critics. Indeed Lou Lumenick of the New York Post applauds three times — that’s how many times he has seen it, he writes. It’s “my favorite film of the year,” he adds. “To induce a state of dread and […]