Arquivo do mês: agosto 2016

‘Arrival’ Architectural Invasion Stirs Political Reaction in Hong Kong — Variety

Amy Adams-starring sci-fi thriller “Arrival” has accidentally sparked a new wave of anti-China sentiment in already politicized Hong Kong. One of the film’s promotional posters has superimposed a Shanghai landmark over an image of the city. The poster released on … Continuar lendo

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Film Review: ‘Ben-Hur’ — Variety

When you watch the 1959 “Ben-Hur,” a studio classic so big and stodgy and literal that even the dialogue seems square-jawed, there’s something that tugs you right through the endless talk about high ideals and the birth of Christianity — … Continuar lendo

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‘Suicide Squad’ Tops Foreign Box Office With $58.7 Million — Variety

“Suicide Squad” topped foreign box office charts for a second consecutive week. The super villain adventure picked up $58.7 million from 15,600 screens across 62 territories, pushing its global gross to $465.4 million. That’s a big haul, but Warner Bros. … Continuar lendo

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Hollywood Remembers ‘Star Wars’ Actor Kenny Baker Who Was the ‘Heart and Soul’ of R2-D2 — Variety

After news broke that Kenny Baker — the actor who brought the iconic “Star Wars” character R2-D2 to life — had died, the internet broke out with adoring tributes. Baker, who stood at 3 feet 8 inches tall, played the … Continuar lendo

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Microsoft’s Xbox Group Acquires Live-Streaming Game Startup Beam, Taking on Twitch — Variety

Microsoft’s Xbox division has snapped up Beam Interactive, a startup whose live-streaming service lets users not only watch their favorite gamers but also play along with them. With the deal, Xbox is looking to one-up Twitch, the live game broadcaster … Continuar lendo

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Anabelle Acosta to Star in Romantic Comedy ‘Lost & Found en Cuba’ — Variety

“Ballers” star Anabelle Acosta will star in a new romantic comedy “Lost & Found en Cuba,” directed by Latina filmmaker Regina Don. Acosta will play the role of Mia, a “young and beautiful” hedonist and ad executive who is too … Continuar lendo

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CW Chief on ‘Supergirl,’ Scripted Strategy, ‘The 100’ Controversy — Variety

The CW has 15 original scripted series slated for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Network president Mark Pedowitz believes that may be the network’s sweet spot. “What it says is what the original strategy has always been — we wanted to … Continuar lendo

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