The Words Review

There’s no way you’re sitting through this thing but here’s what you need to know for the end-of-term true/false test…

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Dennis Quaid is a famous writer whose new book, The Words, is about a struggling novelist (Bradley Cooper) w[......]

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Berlin 2013: Entertainment One Takes Rights to Reese Witherspoon-Starrer 'The Good Lie'

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The deal with Lionsgate International will see the Canadian distributor release the picture in the UK, Spain, Benelux, Australia and New Zealand.

TORONTO — Entertainment One has secured multi-territory rights to the Reese Witherspoon-starrer The[......]

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Immersed in Movies: Uli Hanisch and Hugh Bateup Talk 'Cloud Atlas' Production Design


Doona Bae in ‘Cloud Atlas’

While "Cloud Atlas" may be the most polarizing movie of the year (winding up on both year-end best and worst lists), there's no denying its ambition and beauty: it's the ultimate time travel movie about connec[......]

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Berlin 2013: Celluloid Dreams Partners With uConnect on Berlin Slate

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The deal will see uConnect take over joint sales responsibility on titles including Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha,” and “Satellite Boy” from Catriona McKenzie.

BERLIN – Celluloid Dreams and uConnect, the sales arm of Belgian film group uMedia, have s[......]

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Berlin 2013: Operation Kino Picks up 'Iron Picker' for Turkey, Other Markets

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Danis Tanovic’s Berlin competition entry will be distributed by the joint venture formed by four European film festivals.

BERLIN — Operation Kino has picked up rights to Golden Bear candidate An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker for Turkey, Ro[......]

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Lionsgate's Wayne Levin Renews Contract as General Counsel

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The veteran exec will continue to advise the mini-studio on M&A activities, working closely with vice chairman Michael Burns and co-COO Brian Goldsmith.

TORONTO – Lionsgate veteran Wayne Levin has re-upped as general counsel and chi[......]

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