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SWEDISH FILMMAKERS TO SELL THEIR MOVIE ONLINE THEMSELVES

November 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Much has been written about the need of the motion picture industry to change its business model. But a tiny Swedish film company is attempting to do just that, and, if it’s successful, could establish a template for major studios to follow. In a news release on Thursday, the producers of Johannes Nyholm’s award-winning indie […]

ANTI-ISLAM FILM REPORTEDLY SPARKS NEW PROTESTS

September 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Violent protests reportedly sparked by the anti-Islam film The Innocence of Muslims, produced in the United States, spread to Yemen today (Thursday) as an angry mob chanting “Death to America” attempted to storm the American embassy in Sana’a. While the demonstrators were able to break through a line of security forces at the gate, they […]

CAMCORDED MAN OF STEEL TRAILER POSTED ONLINE

July 14, 2012 by · 16 Comments 

A video — probably taken with a smartphone — of absolutely dreadful quality of the Man of Steel trailer has been posted online. But even allowing for the fuzzy images, it may be hard to understand what brought fans who viewed it to their feet and caused one questioner during a panel discussion about the […]

ARE STUDIOS PAYING FOR PHONY PUBLIC MOVIE REVIEWS?

November 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Many younger moviegoers often proclaim with pride that they never read critics’ reviews and that they decide what to see after watching movie trailers and checking out what “ordinary” people have to say about them. Now, that strategy faces its own predicament after suspect messages praising the upcoming Julia Roberts starrer Mirror Mirror began appearing […]

CAMERON POSTS TITANIC 3D TRAILER ON FACEBOOK (IN 2D)

November 16, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Saying that he wanted to celebrate the fact that the Facebook page for his upcoming 3D version of Titanic has now reached more than 10 million fans, director James Cameron has posted the new trailer for the movie first on Facebook. “It’s an experience you shouldn’t miss,” Cameron hypes in his introduction to the trailer. […]