Sony Pictures Classics News
feedproxy.google.com – The movie, now in postproduction, is expected to make its world debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May and reunites the acclaimed Chinese filmmaker with actress Gong Li 3 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
2:34 PM 1/23/2014 by Fred Topel
The Raid 2 premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to thousands of satisfied fans of the original. While director Gareth Evans was in town, we got to speak with him about the sequel. He said the action is bigger than The Raid because they actually choreographed Raid 2 first!
thewrap.com – In a deal described as north of $1 million, Sony Pictures Classics is in final negotiations to acquire North American and German rights to Ira Sachs’ drama “Love Is Strange,” which stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a married New York couple, according to an individual familiar with the situation. 6 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
thewrap.com – Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz’s bawdy road trip comedy “Land Ho!” The film premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival and SPC plans to release the picture nationwide later this year. The film is produced by Mynette Louie, Sara Murphy, and Christina Jennings, and executive produced by David Gordon Green, and Julie Parker Benello, Dan Cogan, Geralyn Dreyfous, and Wendy Ettinger of Gamechanger Films. 6 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
1:02 PM 1/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
A man in his thirties fell ill during the Sundance screening of The Raid 2: Berandal Tuesday night, and the movie had to be stopped for a couple of minutes so that he could be attended to. Did the man really fell ill because of the movie or was it a publicity stunt?
deadline.com – Sony Pictures Classics acquired North American rights to The Notebook, Hungary’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film. Janos Szasz directed the pic and Intuit Pictures produced with Hunnia Filmstudio, Amour Fou and Dolce Vita Films. The film, adapted from Agota Kristof’s novel, received The Grand Prix Crystal Globe, the top prize at the 2013 Karlovy Vary Film Festival. 9 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
2:44 PM 12/31/2013 by Senh Duong
To online film writers, The Raid 2: Berendal is the most anticipated martial arts film of 2014. It’s easily the most covered Asian film of 2013 from all of the English language film sites we track. Earlier in the year, fans of hand-to-hand combat cinema, were looking forward to three films:
deadline.com – The martial arts actioner will bow in the U.S. on March 28, Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced today. Slated to world premiere at the upcoming Sundance Film Fest, the Indonesian action sequel picks up where the first film The Raid: Redemption left off. Raid 2 follows Rama (Iko Uwais) as he goes undercover and infiltrates the ranks of a ruthless Jakarta crime syndicate in order to protect to protect his family and uncover the corruption in his own police force. 11 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
7:16 PM 11/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In a gorgeous fixer upper in a Paris suburb, Marie-Ann (Bérénice Bejo) and Samir (Tahar Rahim) are starting over. She has two daughters, he has a young son and the condition of their house mid-move lends a visual to the phrase “blended family.” In an effort to set their life in order she’s asked her almost-ex-husband Ahmad (Ali Mossafa) to return from Tehran and finalize their divorce—and maybe she’ll find some time to rub his face in her “happiness.”
Posted November 8th, 2013 by Binh Ngo
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