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Articles from April 2013

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Dir/scr: Brian Helgeland. US. 2013. 128minsAn icon in both sport and the civil rights movement, Jackie Robinson is an important figure in post-World War II US history. Maybe that's why writer-director Brian Helgeland's 42 feels almost over-respectful...
CineEurope to Honour Weststrate
UNIC Achievement Award to be presented at Barcelona convention on June 24.CineEurope will awards its UNIC Achievment Award this year to Ad Weststrate, who is himself president of UNIC (the International Union of Cinemas) as well as an independent cinema...
Fabrique Des Cinémas Du Monde Unveils Cannes 2013 Slate
Filipino Joanna Arong, Burkinabe Michel K. Zongo and Brazilian Gustavo Pizzi head to Cannes with latest projects. Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck [pictured] is honorary patron.The Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde, aimed at finding finance for the work of filmmakers...
MipTV Tuesday: At a Glance
Round-up of news from day two of MipTV in Cannes includes Warner Bros acquisition of the rights to Spanish gameshow Money Time and a Max Steel recommission.Warner Bros. International Television Production has acquired format rights to distribute gameshow,...
Oblivion
Dir: Joseph Kosinski. US. 2013. 125minsVisually unimpeachable but only modestly successful otherwise, Oblivion further cements the impression that Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski knows how to craft a world -- as for interesting humans to populate...
Puttnam Takes Aim at VPF Model
Lord Puttnam calls for greater release flexibility, clarification of VPF model, launches educational website.Lord Puttnam has called for greater flexibility around film releasing to bolster the distribution of independent films in the UK.During his annual...
Rob Thomas, Veronica Mars
Michael Rosenkrantz talks to Rob Thomas about his congested inbox, exhaustion and the responsibility to fans of the super-sleuth Veronica Mars.The Kickstarter campaign by Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell to raise money for a low-budget...
UK Releases Update: Fast & Furious 6, Secret Service
Fox to release Woody Allen's latest Blue Jasmine on Sept 20, while Stand Up Guys will be out on June 28 through Entertainment.Fast & Furious 6 will be out on May 17 in the UK after Universal moved it forward one week, according to the latest UK release...
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