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Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019
"Joker" Box Office Grin Widens With 2nd Straight Strong Week
The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man." Warner Bros. said Sunday...
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019
Scorsese Says Streaming Platforms Represent "An Even Bigger Revolution Than Sound Brought To Cinema"
Martin Scorsese said Sunday he's keeping an open mind about the cinema "revolution" sparked by the rise of video streaming services, as his Netflix-backed mafia epic "The Irishman" closed the London Film Festival . The director said the rise of streaming platforms was "an even bigger revolution...
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
Robert Forster, Oscar Nominee For Tarantino's "Jackie Brown," Dies At 78
Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died Friday. He was 78. Publicist Kathie Berlin said Forster died of brain cancer following a brief illness. He was at home in Los...
Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
Kenny Gold Named SVP/Director of Social Media, Grey North America
Kenny Gold has been promoted to SVP, director of social media for Grey North America. He had served as SVP, director of social media for Grey New York, the network’s flagship office, for the past 15 months. During his tenure, Gold has played an integral role operationally, strategically and...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
Ang Lee Embraces High-Frame Rate, Continues Commitment With "Gemini Man"
Ang Lee's conversion began with "Life of Pi." It was the director's first movie in 3-D, and he sweated anxiously over the implementation of the technology and the torturous process of adapting Yann Martel's fanciful and allegorical book set principally in a raft containing a 450-pound Bengal tiger...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
Visual Effects Society Makes Substantive Additions to 18th Annual Awards
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has made several significant additions to its 18th Annual VES Awards, which will be held on January 29, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Society has introduced a new category recognizing Outstanding Special (Practical) Effects in a Photoreal Project. It has...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
DP Jody Lee Lipes Reflects On “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
”I read the script and had one of those cliché moments when you say, ‘I have to do this story.’ It was personal for me with all the family stuff in there that drew me in. I wanted to help tell this story,” said cinematographer Jody Lee Lipes in reference to A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Sony...
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
Director Chace Strickland Returns To Backyard
Director Chace Strickland, known for his authentic lifestyle and warm family oriented work, has returned to Backyard Productions for commercial representation in the U.S. The move reunites him with his longtime friends, original founder/managing director Roy Skillicorn, EP Kris Mathur, and Backyard...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
NFL Helps Fox Top 2nd Week Of TV Season; Nielsen Week In Review
Two weeks into the season, two different winners have been crowned in a tight battle for primetime supremacy among the television networks. Fox took first place last week in the Nielsen company’s rankings, buoyed by its Thursday night NFL game between the L.A. Rams and Seattle. Late-running Sunday...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
ReFrame Rise Initiative Launched To Help Advance Careers of Women Directors
A comprehensive and customized two-year sponsorship program has been developed to provide top-drawer support, endorsement and career acceleration to experienced female directors who are poised to take on high-profile feature and TV projects. Called ReFrame Rise, the initiative has set a lineup of...

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