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  • INTERVIEW-Britain's hard-working, soulful MacKay keeps films coming

    * MacKay in two films now, movie with Mortensen next year * Says wants to "explore different roles, characters" * Had screen debut aged 10 as Lost Boy in "Peter Pan" By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - At 22, George MacKay may not turn heads...
  • Britain's hard-working, soulful MacKay keeps films coming

    LONDON (Reuters) - At 22, George MacKay may not turn heads when he walks into a coffee shop in his native London, but give him a few more years -- and the release of a movie in which he co-stars with Viggo Mortensen -- and that is bound to change....
  • Oscar voters greet 'Gone Girl' with a shrug

    David Fincher’s “Gone Girl,” the murder-mystery about a missing wife that doubles (for some) as a bleakly funny portrait of modern marriage at its worst, packed the 1,012-seat Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Saturday night as motion picture...
  • K5 Ups Search for U.K. Films, Picks Up Tom Harper's 'War Book'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Production, finance and sales outfit K5 Intl. is boosting its U.K. presence by expanding its London operation with additional staffing and taking international rights to Tom Harper's thriller "War Book," which gets its world...
  • Social Media Buzz: Chatter Puts 'Gone Girl' Ahead of 'Annabelle' at Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • 'Kurmanjan Datka' Reps Kyrgyzstan in Oscar Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains" is representing Kyrgyzstan in Oscar's foreign-language race, with the full list of submissions expected to be unveiled within a week. "Datka," written and directed by Sadyk Sher-Niyaz,...
  • NYFF 2014: 'Inherent Vice' and the contemporary cult hit

    NYFF 2014: 'Inherent Vice' and the contemporary cult hit
    Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" world-premiered at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night, finally taking off the stove a mix of speculation and anticipation that in recent weeks had come to a full boil. Anderson's film, after all, is the...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' Stun With Big Debuts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Gone Girl" and "Annabelle" enjoyed sizzling debut weekends, as David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-seller racked up $38 million and "The Conjuring" spin-off scared up $37.2 million. It was a neck-and-neck...
  • BUSAN: Peter Chan Feted by Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - BUSAN -- Peter Chan Ho-sun's child abduction drama "Dearest" has racked up a slew of sales around Asia. The picture, which plays this week in Busan, was licensed by We Distribution to Hong Kong (Edko Films), Korea (b.o.m.),...
  • BUSAN: 'Revivre' Actresses Brought to Tears

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The atmosphere was somber at the Sunday press conference following the press screening of Im Kwon-taek's "Revivre," the Korean veteran director's 102nd feature. The film, first shown out of competition at this year's Venice...
  • Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future

     Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future
    Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $44.95 Available on VOD Tuesday After underperforming at the box office, this sharp sci-fi action picture has been renamed "Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow" (awkward, but still...