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Exciting news from the Pen-Ek Ratanaruang camp with word that his return to the noir tinged style where he first made his name is now in production and evidently looking good enough that it's already picked up distribution in France.
Titled Headshot we've got the first still from the picture above and here's the official sales announcement with additional details about the film:
Wild Side Goes For Ratanaruang's 'Headshot'
A return to the crime thriller genre by one of Thailand's most acclaimed directors
Bangkok, December 16th 2010 - Headshot, the latest project by renowned Thai director Pen-ek Ratanaruang (6IXTYNIN9, Last Life In The Universe, Ploy), has been acquired by distributor Wild Side for distribution in France. The film is currently in production.
D Street Media Group licensed Rivers Wash Over Me to Strand for U.S. in a pre-Cannes deal. Canal+ for France. 22 Bullets went to Wild Bunch for Germany, Sunstone for India, Top Film for Ukraine. Exclusive Media Group sold The Flying Machine to Newmarkett for U.S. Fabrication licensed Caught in the Crossfire to Metrodome for U.K. home entertainment. Filmax licensed Sleep Tight aka Flatmate to Wild Side for France, Utopia for Greece and Lucky Red for Italy. Already licensed were Cineart for Benelux, Corazon for Mexico, Kino Swiat for Poland, Alfa for Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay and Megacom of teh… »
You may have only been a little girl when you started but where did that little girl go?
Miley — you were the cute typical Disney starlet everyone loved, adored … and parents were proud to have as a role model for their children. Now, you’re still a child (hello? 17 years old?) but you’re in such a rush to grow up, your poor younger fans must be super confused!
In the past year, you pole-danced at the Teen Choice Awards to “Dancing in the USA” wearing super short shorts (last June), you danced provocatively in a cage when you performed “Can’t Be Tamed” live on American Idol, (two months ago), and just two days ago you literally felt yourself up on stage at your concert in Lisbon, Portugal. Just last night, you were fully simulating sex with a large bald man onstage! In front of some no doubt very young and impressionable fans! »
- Jennifer Murray
It's a wrap! The Martin Gropius Bau is empty and the final pickups follow. This is a work in progress and readers are invited and welcome to contribute. Presales have returned in reaction to the reduced number of finished films on offer over the past two markets. Presales applies across the board from Us to French and even Italian films. English language films are increasingly coming out of the major non English language territories but local product is impacting sales on Us films internationally. Business was quickly wrapped up but it was done with a healthy number of buys reported. Lower prices have become accepted but the market must have product as this event proved.
Adriana Chiesa has licensed Federico Moccia’s teen trilogy to Savor to Spain. The first title, Sorry If I Love You (Scusa Ma Ti Chiamo Amore) grossed $27m when released by Medusa on 600 prints in Italy. »
Here’s a call to all you resident writers, poets, and graphic artists out there: If you’re inclined to whip up a tribute to the late, great Jacinto Molina (aka Paul Naschy), then go ahead and get something ready. It just might get published!
Call for Submissions for a Magazine to Honor Paul Naschy!
A few cinema geeks and the owner of WildSideCinema.com have gotten together in order to pay tribute to the work of the late great Paul Naschy. With the support and participation of Naschy's own son and his graphic novel illustrator, they'll be putting together a magazine filled with articles, reviews, poems, and artwork.
The list of people submitting work include Fangoria Comix artist Javier Trujillo, Spider-Man/Superman artist Neil Vokes, Videooze editor Bob Sargent, cult cinema expert David Zuzelo, filmmaker Keith Crocker of Wild Eye Releasing, graphic designer Brandon Voeller, the editors of Mad Mad Mad Mad Movies, »
- Masked Slasher
5 items from 2010
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