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For the first time in "Biggest Loser" history, the trainers, Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince got to sit in on casting sessions and help pick the Season 15 contestants. They will also have a brand new "trainer save" at weigh-ins. Each of the three trainers will get to save one eliminated contestant along the way.
As was revealed earlier in the summer, "American Idol" Season 2 winner and Grammy nominee, Ruben Studdard, is getting his second chance at reality competition show fame -- and a new lease on life -- as the first ever celebrity contestant on "The Biggest Loser."
Other contestants include Olympic weight lifter Holley Mangold, who hopes the show will help whip her into fighting shape for the 2016 Olympic games, and Rachel Frederickson, a former nationally ranked »
Cinema is a kind of uber-art form that’s made up of a multitude of other forms of art including writing, directing, acting, drawing, design, photography and fashion. As such, film is, as all cinema aficionados know, a highly collaborative venture.
One of the most consistently fascinating collaborations in cinema is that of the director and actor.
This article will examine some of the great director & actor teams. It’s important to note that this piece is not intended as a film history survey detailing all the generally revered collaborations.
There is a wealth of information and study available on such duos as John Ford & John Wayne, Howard Hawks & John Wayne, Elia Kazan & Marlon Brando, Akira Kurosawa & Toshiro Mifune, Alfred Hitchcock & James Stewart, Ingmar Bergman & Max Von Sydow, Federico Fellini & Giulietta Masina/Marcello Mastroianni, Billy Wilder & Jack Lemmon, Francis Ford Coppola & Al Pacino, Woody Allen & Diane Keaton, Martin Scorsese & Robert DeNiro »
- Terek Puckett
Exclusive: Marco Polo Production, which is owned by Hannibal Classics/Hannibal Pictures’ Richard Rionda Del Castro, has purchased Aventi Distribution, the leading independent home entertainment distributor in France. For Marco Polo, this acquisition represents an anticipated $20 million in annual revenue. Aventi’s network of clients includes over 3000 retailers and the largest chains in France, plus all direct access to all French VOD platforms. Marco Polo’s goal is to have Aventi distribute 70 titles in all media platforms, including ten theatrical releases per year. The acquisition has been approved by all Aventi shareholders, Eton and Edmond De Rothschild Investment Partners. And both groups will now be shareholders of Marco Polo along with Patriot Capital. Company says that the Aventi business will continue to run as it has, with a staff of 24 people, but with a new CFO and consultants hired by Marco Polo for TV sales and acquisitions of films. The »
- MIKE FLEMING JR
Neil D’Monte and Neo Edmond’s Clan Of The Vein is coming to a comic book store near you this June, while a feature film with a $25 million budget is in the works. The comic concerns vampires, and that concerns us, so have at the synopsis and background for the indie comic. A cover and image from the book is included in a gallery below.
The world has been rid of all vampires by a mysterious assassin named Ian MacBane. Or has it? MacBane, a vampire himself, has been living in isolation feeding his existence with a serum to avoid drinking the blood of the mortals he sought to protect. Earning his vast wealth by sales of his famed artwork, MacBane receives an invitation to an event showcasing his paintings. Spurred by the musical guest appearance of a mystery lady who has literally haunted his dreams, and his beautiful paintings, »
- Andy Greene
4 items from 2013
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