Archive for July, 2014

‘The Smell of Us’ heading for Venice

July 30th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Larry Clark’s first film shot outside the US, ‘The Smell of Us’, starring Michael Pitt and Alex Martin, will receive its world premiere in Venice Days.  Set around the Eiffel Tower, it follows a group of skateboarders whose lives fall apart after pursuing dangerous alternatives.  Clark still remains best known for his controversial debut feature, Kids.finasteride cost canada
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Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’ arrives at No.1

July 28th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Luc Besson’s R-rated sci-fi adventure, ‘Lucy’, starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, grossed a powerful $44m from 3,173 theatres during its opening weekend at the North American box office after surviving a disappointing first night’ ‘C+’ CinemaScore with minimal impact on word-of-mouth.  It was enough to give Johansson her best ever opening in a lead role and finish $4m above its production budget and $9m higher than market expectations.

 

Brett Ratner’s fantasy adventure, ‘Hercules’, made a decent start in second place with a $29m weekend from 3,595 theatres and should enjoy a solid hold after receiving a ‘B+’ CinemaScore.  Although $4m above pre-release forecasts, the film’s $100m production spend leaves it relying heavily on the international markets for an acceptable return.

 

‘Hercules’ edged it with critics – 4% higher than ‘Lucy’  on RT at a 63% aggregate – but reviews didn’t influence the films’ box office performances either way.

 

The other wide weekend release – but in a more modest 1,768 theatres – failed to connect.  Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy, ‘And So It Goes’, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, had to settled for a poor $4.5m in eighth place as a ‘B+’ CinemaScore could not overturn a critical mauling, which left it facing an appalling 15% RT overall rating.

 

Once again, the speciality market continued to make headlines.  Anton Corbijn’s adaptation of John le Carré’s bestseller, ‘A Most Wanted Man’, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last major role, cracked the top ten with a strong $2.7m from just 361 theatres after excellent reviews gave it 90% on RT.  And Woody Allen’s yearly release, ‘Magic in the Moonlight’, did better than expected with a $25,059 average from a limited 17 theatre release following lukewarm reviews.buy propecia and rogaine
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‘Apes’ reboot sequel wins internationally

July 28th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Fox’s ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ expanded from 50 to 61 markets at the international box office and claimed the No. 1 position after grossing a strong $54.8m from 12,247 screens.  Mexico and Brazil were the reboot sequel’s strongest markets where it debuted with an impressive $12.9m and $9.2m respectively.  ‘Apes’ now stands on $186.7m internationally and, after factoring in North America, $358.7 worldwide.

 

After four weeks at No.1, ‘Transformers 4’ still grossed a solid $36.9m in second place.  Its international running total now stands on $730m.

 

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ arrives next weekend.
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Begin Again

July 27th, 2014 - Graham Eley

This is one for anybody who gets goose bumps every time they hear Dooley Wilson’s Sam playing it again, would choose an open mic session over a stadium act – anytime – and feels that retro odd couple comedies still have a place as long as the charm renders any contrivance largely irrelevant.

 

It’s also a film for those who can enjoy a love story without intimacy and buy into the idea of reclaiming New York for the people through outsiders illegally recording an album on its iconic sites with conceptual art meeting indie rock.

 

And it’s an absolute must for everybody with a moggy whose whiskers go into an ecstatic spin each time they hear Leonard Cohen.

 

Keira Knightley plays singer-songwriter and jilted lover, Greta, reluctantly singing and strumming her way through a melancholic number at a downtown Manhattan bar.  It’s a decent enough song in the Americana tradition but any genuine emotional force comes more from Greta’s heart-felt broken delivery – Knightley can sing – than the lyrics or the tune.

 

Enter Mark Ruffalo’s washed-up and divorced producer, Dan, an artists and rep man drowning his sorrows in gallons of bourbon after a prestigious record company unceremoniously gave him the boot.  He hears the song differently and a delightful scene imaginatively takes us into Dan’s head, where unused instruments start to play themselves, creating a plugged-in version with potential.

 

But those expecting a feel-good take on ‘A Star Is Born’ indie style can forget it.  This is a film about two characters at a crossroads in their lives; one coming to terms with her singer ex-boyfriend pulling the plug on their relationship and musical integrity as soon as stardom beckoned and the other missing his daughter (Hailee Steinfeld) and former wife (Catherine Keener) more than a carefree attitude would suggest.

 

And they share a bond, all the more endearing for being unmentioned, and a sparkle that comes from a nice chemistry between the leads, which keep us guessing as to how their friendship and predicaments would evolve; always staying on the right side of the nostalgic/schmaltz divide.

 

It’s engaging, playful and very enjoyable and what’s wrong with that.
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‘The Judge’ to open TIFF

July 26th, 2014 - Graham Eley

David Dobkin’s seventh feature, ‘The Judge’, starring Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall and Vera Farmiga, was the surprise choice to open this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.  It’s a contemporary drama with a high powered lawyer returning home when his estranged father, the judge of the film’s title, becomes a murder suspect.  The film arrives in North American theatres shortly afterwards on October 10.propecia cost of
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Besson’s scifi thriller enjoys bumper Friday

July 26th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller, ‘Lucy’, starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, got off to a flyer at the North American box office with an outstanding $17m opening Friday from 3,173 theatres.  A disappointing ‘C+’ CinemaScore from first night audiences will have some impact on word of mouth but its three day tally should still be $3-4m higher than the film’s $40m production budget and $8-9m above market expectations.

 

It was also a stronger than expected start for Brett Ratner’s $100m ‘Hercules’, which landed in second place with a $11m Friday from 3,595 theatres.  This puts the fantasy adventure on pace for $30m over the weekend, aided by a solid ‘B+’ CinemaScore.  As with many of the summer’s higher budget releases, it will be reliant on the international markets for decent returns.

 

Critics slightly favoured ‘Hercules’ – 4% higher than ‘Lucy’ on RT at 63% – but the reviews are unlikely to have much effect on the films’ box office performance.

 

The other wide-ish weekend opener, ‘And So It Goes’, bombed.  Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, could only muster $1.34m from 1,768 theatres and will finish the weekend around $4m.  Critics hated it – a truly abysmal 15% RT rating – but a ‘B+’ CinemaScore could prevent it totally disappearing without trace.price of propecia at cvs
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Corbijn’s thriller eyeing top ten

July 26th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Anton Corbijn’s adaptation of John le Carré’s bestseller, ‘A Most Wanted Man’ has a shot at hitting the North American weekend top ten after making a lively start in the speciality market.  Roadside Attractions have opened the war-on-terror thriller in a high 361 screens and should comfortably exceed $2m over the three days.  It stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last major role.purchase finasteride australia
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‘Adam Jones’ enters production

July 26th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Filming is under way on John Welles’ culinary comedy, ‘Adam Jones’ with in-demand screenwriter, Steven Knight (‘Eastern Promises’, ‘Dirty Pretty Things’, ‘Locke’), providing the script.  Bradley Cooper leads a stellar cast, including Sienna Miller, Uma Thurman and Daniel Bruhl, and plays a hard living chef looking to clean up his act.  It’s Welles’ follow up to last year’s award season contender, ‘August: Osage County’.canadian pharmacy online propecia
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Venice announces line-up

July 25th, 2014 - Graham Eley

The 71st Venice International Film Festival, which runs from Aug 27 to Sept 6, has today announced nineteen world premieres to compete in the main competition against Alejandro G. Inarritu’s already revealed opener, ‘Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance’.

 

Highlights include Xavier Beauvois’ widely predicted ‘Of Gods and Men’ follow up, ‘The Ransom Of Glory’, the once Cannes official selection, ‘The Cut’, before filmmaker, Fatih Akin, pulled it and one auteur’s portrait of another in Abel Ferrera’s ‘Pasolini’.

 

Joshua Oppenheimer will be looking to become only the second documentary filmmaker to win the Golden Lion after Gianfranco Rosi broke the mould last year with  ‘Sacro GRA’.  His sophomore feature documentary, ‘The Look of Silence’ again explores Indonesian genocide but will be very different from its festival hit and Oscar contender predecessor, ‘The Act of Killing’.

 

This week’s earlier announcement that Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s bestseller, ‘Inherent Vice’, would launch at the New York Film Festival effectively ruled it out of the Venice equation after persistent rumours to the contrary.

 

A strong ‘out of competition’ line-up has new films from Ulrich Seidl, Lisa Cholodenko and veteran, Peter Bogdanovich and, for those interested, the director’s cut of Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac Volume 2’.

 

And Ann Hui’s Xiao Hong biopic, ‘The Golden Era’ closes the festival as previously announced.

 

Line-up:

 

OFFICIAL COMPETITION:

 

“Three Hearts” (dir. Benoit Jacquot)

“The Ransom Of Glory” (dir. Xavier Beauvois)

“Le dernier coup de marteau” (dir. Alix Delaporte)

“Loin des hommes” (dir. David Oelhoffen)

“Birdman” (dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu) (also opening film)

“99 Homes” (dir. Ramin Bahrani)

“The Good Kill” (dir. Andrew Niccol)

“Manglehorn” (dir. David Gordon Green)

“Pasolini” (dir. Abel Ferrera)

“Il giovane favoloso” (dir. Mario Martone)

“Anime nere” (dir. Francesco Munzi)

“Hungry Hearts” (dir. Saverio Costanzo)

“The Cut” (dir. Fatih Akin)

“A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence” (dir. Roy Andersson)

“The Look Of Silence” (dir. Joshua Oppenheimer)

“The Postman’s White Nights” (dir. Andrej Konchalovsky)

“Fires On The Plain” (dir. Shinya Tsukamoto)

“Red Amnesia” (dir. Wang Xioshuai)

“Tales” (dir. Rakhshan Bani-Eternad)

“Sivas” (Kaan Mujdeci)

 

 

OUT OF COMPETITION:

 

“Words With Gods” (dir. Guillermo Arriaga, Emir Kusturica, Amos Gitai, Mira Nair, Warwick Thornton, Hector Babenco, Bahman Ghobadi, Hideo Nakata, Alex De La Iglesia)

“She’s Funny That Way” (dir. Peter Bogdanovich)

“Dearest” (dir. Peter Ho-Sun Chan)

“Olive Kitteredge” (dir. Lisa Cholodenko)

“Burying The Ex” (dir. Joe Dante)

“Perez” (dir. Edoardo De Angelis)

“La Zuppa Del Demonio” (dir. Davide Ferrario)

“The Sound And The Fury” (dir. James Franco)

“Tsili” (dir. Amos Gitai)

“La Trattavita” (dir. Sabina Guzzanti)

“Make-Up” (dir. Kwontaek Im)

“The Humbling” (dir. Barry Levinson)

“The Old Man Of Belem” (dir. Manoel De Oliviera)

“Italy In A Day” (dir. Gabriele Salvatores)

“In The Basement ” (dir. Ulrich Seidl)

“The Boxtrolls” (dir. Anthony Stacchi, Annable Graham)

“Nymphomaniac Volume 2: Director’s Cut” (dir. Lars Von Trier)

 

 

HORIZONS:

 

“Theeb” (dir. Naji Abu Nowar)

“Line Of Credit” (dir. Salome Alexi)

“Senza Nessuna Pieta” (dir. Michele Alhaique)

“Cymbeline” (dir. Michael Almereyda)

“Io Sto Con La Sposa” (dir. Antonio Augugliaro, Gabriele Del Grande, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry)

“La Vita Oscena” (dir. Renato De Maria)

“Near Death Experience” (dir. Benoit Delepine, Gustave Kervern)

“Realite” (dir. Quentin Dupieux)

“Goodnight Mommy” (dir. Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala)

“Hill Of Freedom” (dir. Hong Sang-Soo)

“Bypass” (dir. Duane Hopkins)

“the President” (dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf)

“Your Right Mind” (dir. Ami Canaan Mann)

“Belluscone, Una Storia Siciliana” (dir. Franco Maresco)

“Nabat” (dir. Elchin Musaoglu)

“Heaven Knows What” (dir. Josh & Ben Safdie)

“These Are The Rules” (dir. Ognjen Svilicic)

“Court” (dir. Chaitanya Tamhane)

 

 

CLOSING FILM – out of competition:

“The Golden Era” (dir. Ann Hui)
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July 25th, 2014 - Barbara Thompson

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Woody Allen expands cast

July 24th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Woody Allen has expanded the cast of his Rhode Island set murder mystery to include Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley in supporting roles.  All other plot details are under wraps but filming has commenced with the intriguing combination of Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone as the leads.  Stone returns from Allen’s romantic comedy, ‘Magic in the Moonlight’, which opens in US theatres tomorrow.generic propecia sale
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Roadside takes Dolan’s Cannes title

July 24th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. distribution rights to 25-year-old Xavier Dolan’s fifth feature, ‘Mommy’, co-winner of the jury prize at this year’s Cannes.  It shares similar themes with Dolan’s debut film, ‘I Killed My Mother’ and has Antoine Olivier Pilon and Anne Dorval playing an emotionally disturbed son and a mother holding on to her youth.  There is no news yet on release dates.is there a generic propecia yet
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Cameron Crowe’s next film rescheduled

July 22nd, 2014 - Graham Eley

Columbia Pictures and Regency Enterprises have rescheduled Cameron Crowe’s untitled next feature from its Christmas Day slot to May 29, 2015.  It was a strategic decision based on the film’s summer vibe according to the distributors but will end any plans for an award season campaign in the process.  Bradley Cooper stars as a military contractor on a dodgy spy mission in Hawaii where he forms a new relationship and meets an old flame.  A stellar cast also includes Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams and Bill Murray.propecia cost per pill
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Camille Claudel 1915

July 22nd, 2014 - Graham Eley

Bruno Dumont’s austere new feature, his follow up to the 2011 Cannes title, ‘Hors Satan’, blends a restrained style with an impassioned spirituality that comes from an European tradition, having its origins in the canonical works of Carl Theodor Dreyer, Andrei Tarkovsky and, perhaps most completely, Robert Bresson and proves a worthy successor.

 

It’s also a deeply disturbing and, in Dumont’s own quiet way, daring film that has professional actors and severely mentally disabled cast members acting out scenes, which, inevitably, flip between reality and fiction where there is no clear boundary between the two.

 

And, thankfully, it gives Juliette Binoche a weighty role after a few performances where she has had little more to do than metaphorically shell peas.

 

Binoche plays Camille Claudel, the sculptor who spectacularly fell out with her former teacher and lover, Auguste Rodin, before being diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1913 and admitted to an asylum.  In keeping with the strangely awkward title, the film takes place two years later and we find Camille incarcerated ‘like a prisoner’ – her words – within a remote setting near Avignon.

 

This is a self-contained place where regimented rituals slow perception of time to a near standstill and endow tiny episodes with massive significance; seemingly defying the nearby Great War.  The long silences create a false impression of tranquility; inducing a remorseless tedium against a backdrop where normal conversation is totally beyond Camille’s fellow inmates.  We see Camille staring with an artist’s eye at small but beautiful details – a shadow giving a wall an abstract quality that contemporaneous painters were only just starting to explore – but made all the more painful – downright cruel – by the asylum not allowing Camille her artist materials.

 

She receives news that her beloved younger brother, the mystical poet, Paul Claudel, will pay her a visit.  It’s a momentous occasion, at least, for Camille but, after their father’s death, Paul is responsible for this outrage, insisting upon her containment as head of the patriarchal family.

 

Binoche strikes precisely the right note, giving Claudel a worn-down weariness and lucidity, only broken by occasional hints of paranoia but totally disproportionate to her so-called treatment.

 

Jean-Luc Vincent brings an internalised but frenzied spiritualism to Paul that is a dangerous mix of extreme Catholicism and artistic temperament.

 

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Dumont – based on letters, medical records and other archival material – dramatises a phase in Claudel’s incarceration when she retains some hope of an early release.  Making it all the more devastating, we know that she was destined to remain there until her death almost thirty years later.propecia for sale canada
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‘Transformers 4’ secures fourth international No. 1

July 21st, 2014 - Graham Eley

Paramount’s ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ expanded from 51 to 58 markets, including Germany and Brazil, after the World Cup finished and retained the No. 1 spot at the international box office with a mighty $81.2m during its fourth weekend in play.  The sci-fi adventure now stands on a huge $659.1m internationally.

 

Fox’s ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ offered strong competition in second place.  The reboot sequel grossed $61m from 50 markets to take the film’s early international running total above $100m with the UK being its most successful weekend market after a high $14.6m.propecia generic costco
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‘Boyhood’ enjoys strong expansion

July 21st, 2014 - Graham Eley

The speciality market grabbed the headlines at the North American weekend box office with Richard Linklater’s early Oscar hopeful, ‘Boyhood’, grossing a stunning $1.2m after expanding from five to 34 theatres during its second weekend in play.  This follows last weekend’s exploits when the family drama became this year’s second-highest limited opening on the back of a huge $71,800 per-screen average.  Linklater spent twelve years making the film with the same cast and won best director at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.

 

At the other end of the scale, Fox’s ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ retained the No. 1 spot with a strong $36m second weekend hold.  Its 51% week-on-week fall (48% after stripping out its opening Thursday previews) is comfortably below the average for this summer’s blockbusters.

 

Universal’s ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ was the only weekend wide release to offer any resistance.  The horror sequel exceeded expectations with a strong $28.3m after a receiving a B’ CinemaScore – high for the notoriously hard marking horror crowd – against a $9m production budget.  It was the best horror opening of the year so far.

 

‘Cars’ spinoff ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ came third with a satisfactory $18m but Disney will be looking for a sustained run after first night audiences awarded the family animation an ‘A’ CinemaScore.

 

Sony’s $40m R-rated ‘Sex Tape’, the other wide weekend opener, never recovered from a damaging ‘C+’ CinemaScore and finished the weekend on a poor $15m, a good $10m below market forecasts.

 

The critics didn’t particularly care for any of the new releases.  ‘Anarchy’ scored the highest on RT with 54%, being 8% higher than ‘Planes’ and over twice ‘Sex Tapes’ abysmal aggregate rating.

 

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‘Inherent Vice’ to debut at NYFF

July 20th, 2014 - Graham Eley

The 52nd New York Film Festival scored a second major coup with the announcement that it will host the world premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ as a Centerpiece Saturday screening on 4 October.  Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon’s bestseller of the same name with Joaquin Phoenix playing the 1970’s drug-crazy detective, Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, searching for his missing girlfriend.  The news comes shortly after NYFF revealed that the WP of David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ would be its opener after speculation linking both films with debuts at Venice.propecia price at walmart
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Jacki Weaver comes aboard ‘Equals’

July 19th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Leading Australian actress, Jacki Weaver, has joined Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult and Guy Pearce in the cast of Drake Doremus’ sci-fi drama, ‘Equals’.  Weaver will play a doctor in a future society where humans evolve into the robotic ‘Equals’ of the film’s title and cast aside anybody with emotions.  Doremus picked up the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance for ‘Like Crazy’ three years ago.propecia cheap canada
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Audrey Tautou returning for Gondry’s next feature

July 19th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Audrey Tautou will return from ‘Mood Indigo’ to appear in Michel Gondry’s next feature, ‘Microbe and Gasoil’, with filming getting under way later this summer.  It’s a surreal coming-of-age caper with two teenagers building a car/house convertible to confuse the cops.  ‘Mood Indigo’ has landed in U.S. theatres this weekend.buy propecia in uk
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‘Apes 2’ to retain top spot

July 19th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Fox’s ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ grossed an impressive $10.4m at Friday’s North American box office, slightly ahead of already high expectations.  This puts the reboot sequel on pace for a $35m second weekend hold with its 52% fall – 49% after stripping out the film’s opening Thursday previews – comparing favourably with other summer tentpoles.

 

‘The Purge: Anarchy’ opened with a strong $12.9m to lead the box office on Friday night but, after factoring in the usual horror genre front loading, it will finish behind ‘Apes 2’ over the weekend when the film should take around $28m.  It received a ‘B’ CinemaScore, which is almost top end for the notoriously hard marking horror crowd.

 

Disney’s sequel ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ came third with a decent $6.3m launch and it could hit the $20m mark for the weekend on the back of family audiences and a powerful ‘A’ CinemaScore.

 

And the weekend’s other wide opener, Sony’s $40m ‘Sex Tape’, massively disappointed with a poor $5.6m Friday and will struggle to return much more than $15m during the three days after a damaging C+ CinemaScore.  Market analysts had predicted $10m more.

 

Richard Linklater’s early Oscar hopeful, ‘Boyhood’, which had a spectacular $71,800 per-screen average last weekend for the second-highest limited opening of the year, grossed a further $270k on Friday after expanding from 5 to 34 theatres.  It should finish the weekend just under the $1m mark.generic propecia from canada
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‘Boyhood’ looking to breakout

July 18th, 2014 - Graham Eley

All eyes are on the North American speciality market where Richard Linklater’s early Oscar hopeful, ‘Boyhood’, expands from 5 to 34 theatres during its second weekend in play and should exceed $1m over the three days.  This comes after the family drama, filmed over 12 years, boasted a spectacular $71,800 per-screen average last weekend on its way to the second-highest limited opening of the year so far.  The film picked up a Silver Bear for best director at this year ‘s Berlin International Film Festival.buy propecia us
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‘Gone Girl’ to open New York Film Festival

July 17th, 2014 - Graham Eley

David Fincher’s keenly anticipated adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller, ‘Gone Girl’, will receive a world premiere opening this year’s New York Film Festival.  Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in the crime drama where a man becomes the spotlight of media attention after his wife disappears.  It will be Fincher’s second film to debut at New York after his Oscar nominated ‘The Social Network’ four years ago.buy brand name propecia
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Alexandros Avranas writing ‘Miss Violence’ follow up

July 16th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Alexandros Avranas is writing his follow up to ‘Miss Violence’, which received best director at last year’s Venice International Film Festival, and should enter production next summer.  It’s a contemporary morality tale with a middle class Greek couple committing a murder to retain their lifestyle.  The cast will include Eleni Roussinou and Christos Loulis, who return from ‘Miss Violence’.buy propecia paypal
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Another bumper weekend for ‘Transformers 4’

July 15th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Paramount’s ‘Transformers 4’ landed in 12 new markets during its third weekend at the international box office and grossed a bumper $100.3m over the three days.  UK was the action adventure’s most successful new territory where it claimed the highest opening of the year so far with an exceptional $20.1m from 1,323 theatres.  China continued to be its most successful market overall and the terrirory has now contributed a staggering $261.7m towards the film’s international running total of $540.6m.generic propecia available in us
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Paramount takes Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

July 15th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Paramount is set to acquire U.S. rights for Martin Scorsese’s long gestating ‘Silence’ and plans a release during November 2015 in conjunction with an anticipated award season campaign.  Based on Shûsaku Endô’s novel of the same name, two Jesuit priests suffer physical abuse and persecution when searching for their mentor in Japan.  An intriguing cast includes Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver and it should enter production this summer.buy propecia 1mg tablets
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The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2014 (4-12 July)

July 14th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Seven world and five international premieres will compete for the Crystal Globe at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, including new features from George Ovashvili and Gyorgy Palfi.

 

Another twelve films take part in the East of the West Competition, which again showcases debut and sophomore features from the region, and it kicks off with the world premiere of Virág Zomborácz’s ‘Afterlife’.

 

Zdeněk Jiráský’s keenly anticipated ‘In Silence’, the follow up to his Czech Lion winner and festival hit, ‘Flower Buds’, is amongst the out of competition world premieres.

 

An impressive list of personal appearances sees Alice Rohrwacher, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Pawel Pawlikowski, Debra Granik, David Mackenzie and Asia Argento all present their latest features.

 

Xavier Dolan’s Cannes jury prize winner, ‘Mommy’, and its predecessor, ‘Tom at the Farm’ lead a seven strong Canadian contingent and they both screen in the Horizons section.

 

And Mel Gibson will receive an outstanding contribution award.

 

 

Main competition:

 

Adventure (Priklyuchenie)

Nariman Turebayev

World Premiere

 

Nariman Turebayev has had reasonable exposure on the festival circuit from his first two features, ‘Malenkie lyudi’ and ‘Sunny Days’, including two Locarno Golden Leopard nominations, but only limited theatrical distribution.  It’s difficult to see that pattern changing with his follow up, an idiosyncratic musical adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s early short story, ‘White Nights’.  The tale of a nondescript man’s unrequited love for a young woman missing a former lover has already attracted, amongst many others, Luchino Visconti, Robert Bresson and James Gray.

 

 

Corn Island (Simindis kundzuli)

George Ovashvili

World premiere

 

George Ovashvili’s latest feature, ‘Corn Island’, is set in the contested borderlands between Abkhazia and Georgia.  The corn island of the film’s title lies within the Inguri River, and an old man and his daughter are its only occupiers until a border policeman arrives. It’s the keenly awaited follow up to Ovashvili’s multiple winning festival hit, ‘The Other Bank’ (‘Gagma napiri’).

 

 

Fair Play

Andrea Sedlackova

International Premiere

 

Andrea Sedlackova has made his name editing and received a César nomination for Philippe Lioret’s ‘Welcome’ five years ago.  With drugs abuse still plaguing international sport, Sedlackova returns to 1980’s Eastern Europe for his third feature behind the camera, ‘Fair Play’, when steroids formed part of the standard training programme.  A potentially stirring plot has a mother and coach conspiring to apply performance enhancing drugs to a young athlete against her will.

 

 

Free Fall (Szabadeses)

György Pálfi

International premiere

 

Innovative Hungarian filmmaker, György Pálfi, returns to Karlovy Vary where he competed for the Crystal Globe with the improvised ‘I Am Not Your Friend’ (‘Nem vagyok a barátod’) five years ago.  His latest film, ‘Free Fall’ (‘Szabadeses’) once again receives an international premiere, and it depicts seven disturbing stories witnessed by a lady climbing a building.  Pálfi remains best known for his first two features, ‘Hukkle’ and ‘Taxidermia’.

 

 

I’m Yours(Je Suis a Toi)

David Lambert

World Premiere

 

After exploring a challenging relationship during his debut feature, ‘Beyond the Walls’, which premiered in Cannes’ Critics’ Week, David Lambert does the same with his follow-up, ‘I’m Yours’ (‘Je Suis a Toi’).  This time a Belgian baker rescues an Argentinian escort from the streets but expects too much commitment by return.  Picking up on a familiar contemporary theme, the couple first met on the Internet.

 

 

Low Down

Jeff Preiss

International premiere

 

Cinematographer and experimental filmmaker, Jeff Preiss, made his debut feature with ‘Low Down’, which premiered in competition at this year’s Sundance.  It’s a biopic on the talented but largely unknown jazz musician, Joe Albany, who, unlike some of his contemporaries, could not progress a musical career alongside serious drug addiction.  Preiss assembled a particularly strong cast, including John Hawkes, Elle Fanning and Glenn Close.

 

 

Nowhere in Moravia (Dira u Hanusovic)

Miroslav Krobot

World Premiere

 

Miroslav Krobot is a theatre director and actor best known to filmgoers for playing the lead in Béla Tarr’s ‘The Man from London’.  This is his debut feature – although he has directed TV work – and Tatiana Vilhelmová (‘The Idiot Returns’, ‘Something Like Happiness’) plays a barkeeper looking for companionship within rural Czech Republic.  It’s a comedy drama with Krobot co-writing the script himself.

 

 

Paris of the North

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson

World premiere

 

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson is best known for collaborating with David Gordon Green on Berlin Silver Bear winner, ‘Prince Avalanche’.  Green based it on Sigurðsson’s debut film ‘Either Way’, and the Icelandic filmmaker co-wrote the script.  Sigurðsson now returns with his second feature, ‘Paris of the North’, which depicts a difficult relationship between a teacher and his reformed alcoholic father.

 

 

Patchwork Family (Du goudron et des plumes)

Pascal Rabaté

World Premiere

 

Pascal Rabaté returns to Karlovy Vary where he picked up best director for ‘Holidays by the Sea’ three years ago.  His follow up, ‘Patchwork Family’ (‘Du goudron et des plumes’) is a comedy drama starring Sami Bouajila (‘Days of Glory’) and Isabelle Carré (‘Anna M.’, ‘Beautiful Memories’) and features a divorced father whose life changes dramatically after meeting a single mother and entering a popular TV competition show.  It receives a world premiere just ahead of its theatrical launch in France.

 

 

Perpetual Sadness (La Tirisia)

Jorge Perez Solano

International Premiere

 

Jorge Perez Solano (‘Espiral’) is from the second group of Mexican new wave directors making their mark on world cinema but it’s over twenty years since his first short.  His second feature, ‘Perpetual Sadness’ (‘La Tirisia’) is set within a small village where two women find themselves pregnant by the same man in a Carlos Reygadas type set up. Gustavo Sánchez Parra picked up best actor when the film screened at the Guadalajara Mexican Film Festival earlier this year.

 

 

Rocks in My Pockets

Signe Baumane

World premiere

 

Signe Baumane has established her reputation with many animation shorts since 2003, culminating in the Berlin nominated ‘Birth’.  Continuing with animation for her first feature, ‘Rocks in My Pockets’, she tackles the challenging subject of mental illness and genetics based on the filmmaker’s own family.  Baumane is already in post-production on another animation feature, ‘The Golden Horse’, adapted from Janis Rainis’ play of the same name.

 

 

Welkome Home

Angelina Nikonova

International Premiere

 

Angelina Nikonova’s festival hit, ‘Twilight Portrait’, earned her a Discovery of the Year nomination at the European Film Awards.  Her sophomore feature, ‘Welkome Home’, is a potentially intriguing black comedy that follows various Russians who moved to New York chasing the American Dream.  Nikonova continues her collaboration with Olga Dykhovichnaya, who co-wrote and starred in both films.
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Fox’s reboot ‘Apes’ sequel smashes forecasts

July 14th, 2014 - Graham Eley

As the weekend’s only wide release at the North American box office, Fox’s reboot sequel, ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’, capitalised on a powerful  ‘A-‘ CinemaScore and outstanding reviews – 176 giving a 91% RT average – to smash studio and analyst projections with a stunning $73m over the three days from a market high 3,967 theatres (including $4.1m taken during late night Thursday previews).

 

This provides some relief for the summer box office, which is running around 20% down on last year and still reeling from last week’s sleepy 4th July holiday weekend.

 

It also goes some way to justifying an increased production budget from $93m for the original to a whopping $170m this time around, with the sequel enjoying a $19m higher domestic weekend opening, but Fox is still relying heavily on the international markets.

 

Apart from Andy Serkis, who returns as Caesar, it’s all change for the sequel with Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman and Keri Russell joining the cast in lead roles and Matt Reeves, best known for the Gotham nominated ‘Let Me In’, taking over the directorial duties.

 

Fox has already announced another ‘Apes’ reboot for 2016.
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Redford stars in ‘Rathergate’ drama

July 10th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Robert Redford has boarded the potentially explosive ‘In Truth and Duty’ to play Dan Rather in a dramatisation of the reporter’s controversial attempts at exposing George W. Bush for allegedly evading a Vietnam War call-up.  What’s more, Cate Blanchett has taken the role of CBS producer, Mary Mapes, who was fired for her part in the exposé.  Acclaimed screenwriter, James Vanderbilt (‘Zodiac’), will be in the director’s chair for the first time.buy cialis online canadian buy cialis online from canada cialis generic 10mggeneric cialis quality buy cialis thailandcialis online secure buy cialis mexico

Guillermo Del Toro announces new feature

July 10th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Guillermo Del Toro will return to his indie roots – thankfully – for a small scale feature before entering production on ‘Pacific Rim 2’ at the end of next year.  In time honoured fashion, the Mexican is keeping the plot under wraps during the development stage, but did disclose that he will film in black and white and wants John Hurt for the cast.  He is also hoping to revive the long gestating adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s lost world horror novella, ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’.buy cialis cheap canada cialis generic version cialis 20 costbuy cialis hong kong tadalafil buy online canadageneric cialis good buy cialis cape town

Documentary Oscar changes favour big budgets

July 9th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Not for the first time, a row has erupted over rule changes to the Oscar best documentary race.  The Academy will limit qualification to films that have screened at not less than four shows per day at theatres in LA and NY during a seven-day run, including at least one ‘prime’ evening slot.  It’s a controversial move that, undoubtedly, will exclude many smaller scale documentaries without significant marketing budgets and, in effect, makes the Oscar even more elitist and irrelevant than under the current rules.  The Academy is hiding behind a pretext of encouraging theatrical distribution rather than other platforms – as if the filmmakers had a choice – but the real reason seems to be an arbitrary and cynical attempt at reducing the branch member’s viewing time.cialis brand name buy onlineonline cialis legit cialis home deliverycialis jelly online cheap cialis uk suppliers online cialis scams cialis online quick delivery

 

‘Transformers 4’ dominates internationally for the second weekend

July 8th, 2014 - Graham Eley

‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ continued to dominate the international box office after grossing a further $96.6m from a modest 37 markets during its second weekend in play.  The strong performance propelled Michael Bay’s latest tentpole past the $400m milestone internationally and, after factoring in North America, took its running total to $575.6m worldwide.  China was again the film’s strongest international territory with a terrific $52m but the film delivered a No.1 spot in all its markets.  With some major territories still to come after the World Cup – including the UK – the film still has considerable mileage.cialis 36 hour costcialis online brand cialis online fast shippingcialis price boots chemist cialis generic equivalent cost of 36 hour cialis cheap genuine cialis uk

‘Transformers 4′ to strong for newcomers

July 8th, 2014 - Graham Eley

‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ was too strong for the holiday new releases during a quiet session at the North American weekend box office and becomes the first film since ‘Captain America 2′ to retain the No.1 position.

 

Michael Bay’s latest tentpole grossed a so-so $36.4m for the Friday-Sunday period being a week on week 60% fall (after stripping out Thursday night previews) and $53m for the full five days.

 

Market analysts were expecting the latest Melissa McCarthy comedy vehicle, ‘Tammy’ to offer some competition at the top but it struggled to generate positive word- of-mouth after lousy reviews – 28% on RT – and a poor audience ‘C+’ CinemaScore.  In the end, Warners had to settle for a soft $21.1m and $32.9m three and five day totals.

 

Scott Derrickson’s horror thriller, ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ could only muster a five day $15m in third place against a production budget of $30m.  The film did receive a ‘B-’ CinemaScore – not bad for the notoriously tough marking ‘horror’ crowd – but it was never going to provide meaningful word-of-mouth momentum after a flat opening.

 

The other wide opener, ‘Earth To Echo’ looked like it might overtake ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ at one point but had to settle for sixth spot.  Dave Green’s debut feature took $13.5m during the five day period in line with expectations but an impressive ‘A-’ CinemaScore’ should sustain a reasonable run.generic cialis made in indiabuying cialis from australia cialis tablets cost safe place to order cialis online buy cialis 5mg canada price cialis daily use buy cialis dubai

Fading Gigolo

July 7th, 2014 - Graham Eley

A sub-Woody Allen picture/homage starring the man himself is more enjoyable than the daft plot would suggest but only fully comes alive in fits and starts.

 

And the best scenes don’t even involve Allen.  A charming side story has John Turturro’s gentle florist cum ‘fading gigolo’ of the film’s title rediscovering himself when he encounters a lonely Hassidic widow, Avigal, but the plot’s wider contrivance prevents the friendship developing naturally.

 

The rest of it follows Allen’s retired rare book dealer, Murray, pimping for the reluctant gigolo, who proves such an enigma that super sexy rich New York women – Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara – not only find him irresistible – really – but are prepared to hand-over $1,000 bucks and twice that when it’s a ménage à trois, of course, for an hour session with the otherwise everyman.

 

The weakest moments come near the end with some mock Zionist introspection Woody style  – pastiche rather than (self) parody – when Brooklyn’s own Hassidic police/ Keystone Kops arrest Murray for introducing Avigal to possible fornication and an impromptu court of elders hint at barbaric ancient punishments.

 

Along the way, there is a genuine and engaging chemistry between Allen and Turturro, and the mise-en-scene – aided by Marco Pontecorvo’s lighting – gives it a nice retro feel but not enough to create the kind of self-contained alternative universe that the American indie sector often does so well – John Sayles, The Coens – and the material requires.

 

With Turturro also directing and writing, it’s a sitting duck for every conceivable male fantasy/mid-life crisis joke going but, in truth, the film doesn’t come across that way.  It’s simply neither one thing or another.cialis generic whengeneric cialis shipped from canada cialis online with paypalorder cialis online canadian pharmacy cialis online free sample generic cialis eu cheap cialis tadalafil

‘Transformers 4’ heading for easy win

July 5th, 2014 - Graham Eley

‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ will be the first film since ‘Captain America 2’ to retain the No.1 position at the North American weekend box office but there is little by way of competition.

 

Michael Bay’s latest tentpole grossed a so-so $11m on Friday, increasing its tally to $28.3m since the five-day holiday session got under way on Wednesday.  This should translate to $40m for the Friday-Sunday period being a week on week 56% fall (after stripping out Thursday night previews) and $55m for the full five days.

 

Warner Bros’ Melissa McCarthy comedy vehicle, ‘Tammy’ has disappointed with a soft $18.05m since its Wednesday launch.  Negative word-of-mouth has taken its toll after lousy reviews – 28% on RT – and a poor audience ‘C+’ CinemaScore and the film is heading for $20m and $31m three and five day totals, being $4m+ below market expectations.

 

There has been a close battle between the other two weekend wide releases for the third spot.  The $30m horror thriller ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ has edged it so far but Dave Green’s debut feature, ‘Earth To Echo’ is likely to be less front loaded and has an ‘A-’ CinemaScore against its rival’s ‘B-’.  Both films have grossed just under $8m since Wednesday and they should finish around the $10m and $15m marks for the two periods.how to buy cialis online uk buy cheap cialis online australia buy cialis china cialis quick delivery uk will cialis go generic cialis online amazon buy cialis at walmart

 

Quiet launch for ‘Tammy’

July 4th, 2014 - Graham Eley

Thursday had greater importance than usual for the domestic box office playing more like a Friday ahead of America’s 4th July celebrations.

 

Not that there was any doubt as to the holiday weekend’s No. 1 with ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’, the fourth of the franchise, always having too much for the new releases.  Michael Bay’s latest tentpole added a further  $9.45m on Thursday, up 23% from the previous day, and will become the first film since ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ to retain the top spot on its second weekend hold.

 

But Warner Bros’ Melissa McCarthy comedy vehicle, ‘Tammy’ was expected to put up more of a fight.  Abysmal reviews – 28% on RT – and a poor audience ‘C+’ CinemaScore already looks like a word-of-mouth double whammy with a disappointing $5.5m Thursday following its quiet launch.  Market analysts were expecting the film to exceed $35m comfortably over the five days but it could fall as much as 5m below that mark.

 

There is a close battle between two other openers currently occupying the session’s third and fourth places.  Scott Derrickson, who recently co-wrote Atom Egoyan’s ‘Devil’s Knot’ with Paul Harris Boardman, has seen his fourth film in the director’s chair, ‘Deliver Us From Evil’, gross a soft $5.5m since its Wednesday launch.  The $30m horror thriller is marginally ahead of Dave Green’s debut, ‘Earth To Echo’, but the latter’s superior ‘A-‘ CinemaScore against a ‘B-‘ could give it the momentum to pull away over the weekend.propecia propak cost
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Hirschbiegel enters production on new Nazi feature

July 4th, 2014 - Graham Eley
Oliver Hirschbiegel is returning to Nazi Germany for a biopic on Georg Elser, the resistance fighter who came within a whisker of assassinating Adolf Hitler in 1939.  A two month shoot kicked off yesterday and Christian Friedel (‘The White Ribbon’) plays the lead alongside Katharina Schüttler and Burghart Klaussner.  Hirschbiegel remains best known for the multiple award winner, ‘Downfall’, which dramatised Hitler’s final days.generic propecia from india
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Drafthouse takes Cannes’ Critics Week winner

July 3rd, 2014 - Graham Eley

Niche distributor, Drafthouse Films, have picked up North American rights to Miroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s ‘The Tribe’, winner of the Nespresso Grand Prize at Cannes’ Critics Week.  The highly acclaimed innovative feature is a hard edged realist drama set at a boarding school for the deaf, which unfolds through sign language without subtitles.  Drafthouse will release it in the specialist theatrical market and on VoD but has yet to announce dates.generic propecia from india
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Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth board revenge Western

July 3rd, 2014 - Graham Eley

Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth have boarded Kieran Darcy-Smith’s revenge Western, ‘By Way Of Helena’, with filming set to get under way during September.  It’s the follow up to Darcy-Smith’s Sundance hit, ‘Wish You Were Here’, and has a Texas Ranger coming into conflict with an old school ‘fire and brimstone’ preacher in a threatening frontier town.  Matt Cook, who wrote John Hillcoat’s next feature, ‘Triple Nine’, provided the Black List script.generic propecia prescription
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Locarno to honour Varda

July 3rd, 2014 - Graham Eley

Agnès Varda will receive the Pardo d’onore (honorary Leopard) at next month’s 67th edition of the Locarno Film Festival.  There will also be an on-stage Q & A with the French filmmaker and selected screenings of her work, including ‘Cleo from 5 to 7, ‘The Gleaners and I’ and ‘Beaches of Agnes’.  Varda is only the second woman to receive the award.buy propecia new zealand
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