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  • ‘Cinderella’ trailer: Disney brings magic to live-action fairy tale

     
    The first trailer for Disney's live-action take on Cinderella is out, and from the looks of it, the film adheres […]...
  • Official live-action 'Cinderella' trailer debuts

    Official live-action 'Cinderella' trailer debuts
    This one is much more than a rotating glass slipper. The live-action version of the Disney classic "Cinderella" has its first full official trailer, released Wednesday on the Disney Move Trailers YouTube Channel.  The live-action tale comes 65 years...
  • Eighth 'Star Wars' Movie to Shoot at Pinewood Studios

    LONDON -- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has just finished shooting at Pinewood Studios, and the next "Star Wars" pic, the eighth film in the franchise, is already booked in to shoot at Pinewood as well, Ivan Dunleavy, CEO of U.K. production facilities...
  • Colin Callender's Playground Expands in the U.K.

    LONDON -- Louise Pedersen, the managing director of distributor All3Media Intl., is to join Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment in the newly created role of managing director of its U.K. operations, which are expanding. Pedersen will play a...
  • Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion Collection

    Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the genteel restraint typically accorded...
  • Disney short 'Frozen Fever' coming in spring 2015, with new song

    A new cold front is approaching in the form of "Frozen Fever," a Disney animated short that will reunite the characters and creators of the blockbuster musical film "Frozen." Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck and set for release in spring 2015,...
  • James Franco in 'Of Mice and Men' coming to cinemas in November

    The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment. In November, Franco...
  • Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

    Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training
    Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
  • Disney Developing Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie

    Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...
  • Don't quote me on that — unless I said it

     Don't quote me on that — unless I said it
    "You learn to be your best self by sometimes being your worst self." Who said that first? As far as I know, I did, and I said it for the first time Tuesday, the day I decided to run a little experiment in misattribution in the quote-happy land of...
  • Fate is Often the One to Blame for a Film's Success or Failure

    As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses? These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...