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Mattel launches a new film division led by Dallas Buyers Club producer Yesterday Variety learned that the Mattel toy company is preparing for the launch of Mattel Films, a new division focused on producing motion pictures based on the beloved brand's popular IP. Leading the charge for the new venture is DALLAS BUYERS CLUB producer Robbie Brenner, who will work alongside Mattel’s new chairman and CEO, Ynon Kreiz, in overseeing films centered around BARBIE,... Read More...

Mattel launches a new film division led by Dallas Buyers Club producer Yesterday Variety learned that the Mattel toy company is preparing for the launch of Mattel Films, a new division focused on producing motion pictures based on the beloved brand's popular IP. Leading the charge for the new venture is DALLAS BUYERS CLUB producer Robbie Brenner, who will work alongside Mattel’s new chairman and CEO, Ynon Kreiz, in overseeing films centered around BARBIE,... Read More...

Yesterday Variety learned that the Mattel toy company is preparing for the launch of Mattel Films, a new division focused on producing motion pictures based on the beloved brand's popular IP. Leading the charge for the new venture is DALLAS BUYERS CLUB producer Robbie Brenner, who will work alongside Mattel’s new chairman and CEO, Ynon Kreiz, in overseeing films centered around BARBIE,... Read More...

Film Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson Dies At 48 Oscar-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was, unfortunately, found dead in his Berlin apartment at the young age of 48. Jóhannsson was born September 19, 1969 in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. He remained there throughout his schooling, studying both literature and languages. He also played guitar and began to play with indie rock groups, starting his music career. Then, Jóhannsson began a music label called Kitchen Motors in 1999, designed to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations.

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Review: Keanu Reeves Kills Again in Action-Packed Sequel Early in “John Wick: Chapter 2,” Keanu Reeves’ stoic hitman is in his basement hunched over his stash of firearms, ammo and gold, kept buried under concrete like a lock box in Hell’s bank. I noticed a wall of books behind him. It’s there in the first movie, too, but it never registered before.

London Has Fallen Feels Like a Movie Directed By Chuck Norris’ Beard Focus Features It’s easy to imagine London Has Fallen as a lost entry in the Cannon Films’ canon, buried three decades ago and only recently unearthed, touched up with shoddy CG, and unleashed into cineplexes for our viewing pleasure. It’s gleefully violent, vociferously pro-American/anti-other, ridiculously plotted, and willfully ignorant of politically correct concerns — and if a smile crept up your ’80s action-loving face while reading that sentence then, like me, you’ll probably also find it to be pretty damn entertaining.

Exclusive: Gerard Butler sees death in this clip from London Has Fallen Three years after the events of OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, Secret Service head Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) and President Asher (Aaron Eckhart) attend the funeral of the British Prime Minister, who has passed away under mysterious circumstances. This turns out to be the first in a series of events to take out the world's most powerful leaders, and guess who's going to stand in their way? Gerard Butler... Read More...

Razzie Awards: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Dominates, Sylvester Stallone Redeemed (Complete List) The cast and filmmakers of “Fifty Shades of Grey” tied down the majority of Razzie Awards on Saturday night, as the 36th annual celebration of the year’s worst movies were handed out in Los Angeles. While “Fifty Shades” split Worst Picture with the universally panned “Fantastic Four,” leads Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson took Worst Actor and Actress, respectively, Worst Screen Combo and Kelly Marcel‘s script whipped up Worst Screenplay. A worldwide box office haul of over $500 million might heal some of those wounds, but the Universal film&#

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