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Who needs epics about Ancient Rome, Egypt, or Greek mythology when we have a thousand years of exotic Central and South American civilizations to exploit? Well, it's only been done a handful of times. This cinematic concatenation of nifty architecture, fruity multicolored headgear and athletic oiled warriors is, well, nifty, fruity and athletic! Kings of the Sun Kl Studio Classics Savant Blu-ray Review 1963 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 108 min. / Street Date May 26, 2015 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95 Starring Yul Brynner, George Chakiris, Shirley Anne Field, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Barry Morse, Armando Silvestre, Leo Gordon, Victoria Vettri, Rudy Solari, Ford Rainey, Chuck Hayward, James Coburn (narrator). Cinematography Joseph MacDonald Film Editor William Reynolds Original Music Elmer Bernstein Written by James R. Webb, Elliot Arnold Produced by Lewis J. Rachmil Directed by J. Lee Thompson
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Award-winning journalist Jim Rainey, who spent most of the last 30 years working as a reporter, editor, columnist and blogger for the Los Angeles Times, has joined Variety as a Senior Film Reporter.
Rainey will cover the major Hollywood studios and all aspects of the movie business, writing breaking stories, analytical features and profiles for Variety.com and the weekly magazine. He will also contribute to Variety’s conferences, panel discussions and video interviews as well as appear on major TV and radio news outlets to discuss industry issues.
Based in Los Angeles, Rainey will report to Claudia Eller, co-editor-in-chief, and work closely with Variety’s team of reporters in L.A., New York and around the globe. He will begin at Variety on January 19.
“I worked alongside Jim when I was at the L.A. Times and have always considered him one of the best and brightest journalists in the world, »
- Variety Staff
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