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How James Bond Was Almost an Ambassador for Indian Railways

feedproxy.google.com – India's former railway minister revisits the 2011 failed negotations with the producers of "Skyfall," which could have involved the star saying: “Indian Railways is stronger than James Bond.” 1 week 6 days ago via donnieyen
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‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers Surrender To Police In Georgia

deadline.com – Midnight Rider director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin turned themselves in to police Sunday in Georgia following their July 3 grand jury indictments in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. The two posted bail and were released, a Wayne County Sheriff’s Department rep confirms to Deadline. Miller, Savin, and executive producer/unit production manager Jay Sedrish were charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing by prosecutors in Wayne County following a months-long investigation by local authorities. 2 weeks 3 hours ago via donnieyen
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Hispanic Women Are This Summer's Most Avid Moviegoers (Exclusive Study)

thewrap.com – Hollywood fills the summer months with movies inspired by comic books, cartoons and frat parties. Yet the most avid moviegoers are neither male nor young: They are Hispanic women over the age of 25, according to research conducted exclusively for TheWrap by the market research firm C4. C4 polled more than 1,500 frequent moviegoers, adjusting for ethnic, gender and geographic proportionality. 2 weeks 4 hours ago via brucelee
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Legendary Pictures Comic-Con 2014 Plans Includes 'Crimson Peak' and Possibly 'Godzilla 2'

movieweb.com – When the Saturday schedule for Comic-Con 2014 was released over the weekend, one of the big Hall H panels announced was for Legendary Pictures, although no specific titles were revealed. The Wrap reports today that the studio may be using the Hall H stage to surprise fans by unveiling a sequel to Godzilla, while presenting Crimson Peak and As Above, So Below. 2 weeks 11 hours ago via jetli
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Is Hollywood Giving Up on Comic-Con? What’s Missing From the 2014 Schedule And What It Means

feedproxy.google.com – This was supposed to be the year, the San Diego Comic-Con that blew away all others. A quick look at the movie release schedule shows an epic spread of massive films that will be released in the next year, before the 2015 incarnation of the Con. That list includes Avengers: 2 weeks 17 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Disney And MOCKINGJAY Blow Off Comic-Con

feedproxy.google.com – THE HUNGER GAMES sequel, Pixar's latest and TOMORROWLAND will not be coming to San Diego this year. 2 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Why Richard Linklater Deserves His First Best Director Oscar Nomination for ‘Boyhood’

variety.com – Even though it’s only July, it’s hard to imagine watching a better-made movie in 2014 than “Boyhood.” Shot in secret over 12 years, director Richard Linklater captures the journey, and struggles, of growing up — his lead actor Ellar Coltrane ages in real time, from 6 to 18 onscreen. No other film has ever been... 2 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Benedict Cumberbatch Set for First San Diego Comic-Con Appearance

variety.com – Benedict Cumberbatch will make his first trip to San Diego Comic-Con to promote DreamWorks Animation’s feature “The Penguins of Madagascar,” although he may also stick around for Warner Bros.’ “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” and support Peter Jackson, who is scheduled to present the final installment of his trilogy. 2 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Sony to Trim Tokyo HQ Staff 

variety.com – Sony will begin accepting early retirement applications from staff in its corporate headquarters, as of Aug 1, 2014. The aim is to reduce fixed HQ expenses down 30% by fiscal 2015. 2 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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Movie Studios Strive for Ever More Inventive Logos

rss.nytimes.com – The tradition of the bold cinematic logo is alive and well in Hollywood, with designers striving for ever more creative graphic effects 2 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Forget 2015, 2016 is going to be the biggest movie year ever?

hitfix.com – Worried about the current state of Hollywood? Well, 2015 will bring us "The Avengers 2," "Star Wars: Episode VII," "Fantastic Four," Bond 24 and "Jurassic World." But will 2016 might be even better with "Batman V Superman," "The Amazing Spider-Man 3," "Alice in Wonderland 2," "Avatar 2," Pixar's "Finding Dory" and other major films hitting theaters that year 2 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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The Future of Movies, By Christopher Nolan

ign.com – The Dark Knight and Inception director Christopher Nolan has written an op-ed piece where he predicts the future of none other than the movies themselves. Written for the Wall Street Journal, and as reported by The Wrap and Variety, the article is called “Christopher Nolan: Films of the Future Will Still Draw People to Theaters.” In it, Nolan says that Hollywood studios, filmmakers, and theater owners will have to vastly improve the experience of going to the movies in order to stay viable. 2 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Mila Kunis To Be 'A Full-Time Mom' After Her Baby’s Born

feedproxy.google.com – The actress, currently expecting a child with fiance Ashton Kutcher, explains that acting soon won't be her focus. 2 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Chinese Tourism Company to Sue Paramount Over ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

thewrap.com – “Transformers: Age of Extinction” may be breaking box office records in China, but not everyone there is happy about the film. A tourism company has announced their intentions to file suit against Paramount Pictures over the film, according to the Associated Press. Also read: ‘Transformers’ Tramples ‘Tammy’ as Holiday Box Office Tanks In a statement sent to the AP, Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Co. 3 weeks 2 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Pacific Ocean Post Closing Today; Up To 20 Jobs Lost

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Pacific Ocean Post, the postproduction sound facility in Santa Monica, is closing its doors for good at the end of business today, throwing some 15-20 employees out of work. The company did post sound for blockbusters including The Avengers, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Despicable Me 2 along with Best Picture Oscar winner Argo.

3 weeks 14 hours ago via theothersenhman
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