Cannes 2012: FilmDistrict Takes U.S. Rights to 'Dead Man Down,' Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Dead Man Down ... International is debuting to foreign buyers at the Marche du Film in Cannes. Intrepid's Anil Kurian is executive producing. “Dead Man Down is a great addition to our ... 05/17/2012 - 7:36 am | View Link
Cannes 2012: FilmDistrict Snags U.S. Rights to Intrepid's Horror Pic 'Oculus' CANNES - FilmDistrict has acquired domestic rights to director Mike Flanagan's Oculus, based on his acclaimed short film of the same name. Intrepid Pictures' Trevor Macy and Marc D. Evans are producing and fully financing the project, which ... 05/15/2012 - 9:23 pm | View Link
The gripping historical drama “12 Years a Slave” and the man who made it, British artist-turned-filmmaker Steve McQueen, were named best film and best director of 2013 by the Boston Society of Film Critics Sunday. “Slave” also won a best actor award for Chiwetel Ejiofor’s performance as Solomon Northup, upon whose 1853 memoirs of kidnapping and enslavement the movie is based.
Dorchester’s own Mark Wahlberg screened his new movie, “Lone Survivor,” at Patriot Cinemas in Hingham on Sunday night. He was joined at the benefit for the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation by friends and family — including his brother and Wahlburgers partner Paul, their mom, Alma, and Pats coach Bill Belichick and player Julian Edelman, who couldn’t make the pre-party because of the game but got to Hingham in time for the film.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association split between the space odyssey "Gravity" and the futuristic romance "Her," lending no more certainty to an awards season that's so far been full of contenders.
There was a wrap party for Vince Vaughn’s locally-shot movie “Business Trip” on Saturday night. Guests at Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal’s Kendall Square restaurant Commonwealth for the occasion included Vaughn, screenwriter Steve Conrad, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, director Ken Scott, and producer Todd Black. . . . Strega Waterfront hosted a bunch of familiar faces over the weekend.
In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale ‘‘Frozen’’ finally cooled off ‘‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’’ while the week’s lone new wide-release ‘‘Out of the Furnace’’ wasn’t a match for either blockbuster.