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Cannes: Donnie Yen Heads Dog Pack in ‘Big Rescue’

15 May 2015 10:51 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Martial arts superstar Donnie Yen stars in “Big Rescue,” a 3D kung fu road movie picked up by Easternlight, the Asian film sales arm of Sydney- and Los Angeles-based Arclight Films.

“Big Rescue” tells the story of a group people who embark on fun-filled cross-country road trip but are captured by an evil villain. They are rescued by a team of Kung Fu fighting dogs who save them in the nick of time.

The film is directed and produced by Liang Ting (executive producer of Yen-starring movies “The Lost Bladesman” and “14 Blades”. Kenji Tanigaki (“Blade II”) is set as action director.

The movie is currently in post-production. Easternlight is screening footage at its booth in the Cannes Market.

“This is an action road comedy, with a Hollywood narrative structure. It blends the Kung Fu of Donnie Yen with exciting and extremely cute family fun performances by the dogs.

Yen has »

- Patrick Frater

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Watch: Two New Trailers for Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'

13 May 2015 8:33 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Guillermo del Toro can be a bit hit and miss, I haven't been much of a fan of his Hellboy movies (though I did somewhat enjoy the first one) and Pacific Rim was, well, we'll leave Pacific Rim alone, but I have loved some of his earlier work, films such as The Devil's Backbone, Cronos and Blade II, so here's to hoping Crimson Peak delivers in the vein of earlier del Toro as opposed to his later studio features. One thing that has me thinking positively is the fact his latest supernatural horror is rated R and it also doesn't hurt he's got Jessica Chastain and Tom Hiddleston starring. Today a new trailer for the movie arrived, offering a new peek at the movie in which Mia Wasikowska plays an aspiring author torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. We meet her in »

- Brad Brevet

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Cannes: Del Toro, Gyllenhaal join Competition jury

21 April 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Xavier Dolan, Sophie Marceau and Sienna Miller also among those on the Cannes Film Festival’s Competition jury

The Cannes Film Festival has named the jury for its 68th edition, comprising nine world cinema names from Canada, Spain, the Us, UK, France, Mali and Mexico.

Us filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, who won the Palme d’Or in 1991 for Barton Fink and the Grand Prize of the Jury in 2013 with Inside Llewyn Davis, were previously announced as co-presidents of the jury, which will include four women and five men.

The jury will select from the films in Competition, with prize winners to be announced on stage at a ceremony on May 24. The winner of the Palme d’or will be screened during the festival’s closing evening on May 25, in the presence of the jury and the entire team of the winning film.

Click here for full line-up of filmsTHE Jury

Joel & Ethan Coen (Presidents) Directors, Writers »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Cannes: Del Toro, Gyllenhaal on jury

21 April 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Xavier Dolan, Sophie Marceau and Sienna Miller also among those on the Cannes Film Festival’s Competition jury

The Cannes Film Festival has named the jury for its 68th edition, comprising nine world cinema names from Canada, Spain, the Us, UK, France, Mali and Mexico.

Us filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, who won the Palme d’Or in 1991 for Barton Fink and the Grand Prize of the Jury in 2013 with Inside Llewyn Davis, were previously announced as co-presidents of the jury, which will include four women and five men.

The jury will select from the films in Competition, with prize winners to be announced on stage at a ceremony on May 24. The winner of the Palme d’or will be screened during the festival’s closing evening on May 25, in the presence of the jury and the entire team of the winning film.

The Jury

Joel & Ethan Coen (Presidents) Directors, Writers, Producers »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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New sci-fi feature ‘Robot Fighter’ takes to the dunes of Star Wars

20 April 2015 3:38 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

In the week that possibly the biggest teaser trailer of the year hits (for Star Wars: The Force Awakens), a new science-fiction film takes to the very same dunes featured in the classic Return of the Jedi – as actress and producer Tracey Birdsall’s new film Robot Fighter is currently lensing on many of the same locations as Jedi; notably the Salton Sea, Yuma, Arizona.

Robot Fighter isn’t without its Star Wars ties, thematically either. Director Neil Johnson’s space chronicle fixes on the overthrow of humanity by Artificial Intelligence and the determined rebel who goes up against the droid empire.

Starring alongside Birdsall is Star Trek III : The Search for Spock’s Stephen Manley, Daz Crawford (Blade II), Livvy Stubenrauch (Frozen), Erin Bethea (Fireproof), Tim McGrath, Ashley Park and Aaron Jacques.

Robot Fighter, the first in a  potential new sci-fi series, will be released in 2016.

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- Phil Wheat

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Guillermo del Toro to Be Honored by San Francisco Film Festival

19 March 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The San Francisco Film Society has selected Guillermo del Toro as the recipient of its Irving M. Levin directing award.

The trophy will be presented to del Toro at the San Francisco Film Festival’s awards night April 27 at the Armory. He will also be honored at “An Evening With Guillermo del Toro” on April 25 at the Castro Theatre with an interview, selection of clips, a sneak peek at upcoming projects and a screening of “The Devil’s Backbone.”

Guillermo del Toro’s remarkable ability to shift between intimate political drama and blockbuster action is shared with only a very few select filmmakers at the top of the field,” said Noah Cowan, executive director of the society, in a statement. “This award is a tribute to his boundless imagination and to his deep understanding of cinema history. Del Toro is both a great teacher and a boisterous communicator of why »

- Dave McNary

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Trailer Trashin’: Guillermo del Toro Returns to Horror in Crimson Peak

18 February 2015 8:25 PM, PST | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Hello again, dear readers. I hope you all had a good Valentine’s Day weekend, and that a lot of you got out to see Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is totally awesome. This coming Sunday also brings us the 87th Academy Awards, during which I’ll be both hoping Michael Keaton wins Best Actor for Birdman, and cursing the Academy for not giving a Best Animated Feature nomination to The Lego Movie. But in this meantime, this week’s installment of Trailer Trashin’ is our first look at one of my most anticipated films of the fall, Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak.

Premise: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, a young author is torn between the love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds…and remembers. »

- Timothy Monforton

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Composers revealed for Ant-Man and The Fantastic Four

8 January 2015 4:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Film Music Reporter has dropped some news concerning two of this year’s Marvel releases, revealing which composers will provide the score for Marvel StudiosAnt-Man 20th Century Fox’s The Fantastic Four, and both have extensive comic book movie experience.

The site reports that Christophe Beck (Elektra, Red, R.I.P.D.) will be composing the music for Ant-Man, while Marco Beltrami (Blade II, The Crow: Salvation, Hellboy, Jonah Hex, The Wolverine) has signed on for The Fantastic Four).

See Also: Watch the first trailer for Ant-Man here

Ant-Man is set to open on July 17th, while The Fantastic Four will follow on August 7th.

The post Composers revealed for Ant-Man and The Fantastic Four appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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