Column | Aug 1, 2014
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Story | Aug 1, 2014 | 10:30 AMLet no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence" lives a lifestyle worthy of one of his own protagonists, whether scouring the real-life wreckage of the Titanic or plummeting into the depths of the Mariana Trench. That last expedition (conducted in 2012) is scrupulously documented by Cameron's longtime visual effects supervisor John Bruno and co-directors Andrew Wight and Ray Quint in the 3D "Deepsea Challenge," which follows Cameron as he attempts to re-create the historic 1960 trench dive by Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard and U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh. While watching Cameron get in touch with his inner Jacques Cousteau won't be to everyone's taste, fans of the director and oceanography gearheads should swoon to the immersive, visually spectacular images of the ocean floor, plus the nuts-and-bolts details of getting there and back again.
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Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Hitman thriller "Hunter's Prayer," which stars "Avatar" thesp Sam Worthington, has received a $25 million investment from U.K. regional film and TV org Screen Yorkshire. The pic, which was previously known as "For the Dogs" and will be helmed by Jonathan...