Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Nora Ephron, Essayist, Screenwriter and Director, Dies at 71 Ephron died from pneumonia, a complication resulting from acute myeloid leukemia, a condition with which she was diagnosed in 2006, but kept secret from even her closest friends. She was a journalist, a blogger, an essayist, a novelist, a playwright, an ... 06/27/2012 - 6:39 pm | View Link
Nora Ephron, ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ director, dies at age 71 after battle with leukemia Nora Ephron died at age 71 on Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated director of romantic comedy films suffered from leukemia. Movie fans and movie stars are mourning the death of screenwriter, director and essayist Nora Ephron, who succumbed to pneumonia ... 06/26/2012 - 5:27 pm | View Link
'Sleepless in Seattle' screenwriter Nora Ephron dies Essayist, playwright and director Nora Ephron, who gave us "Sleepless in Seattle" and ... After Bernstein, Ephron found lasting happiness with author-screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi (Goodfellas, Casino) and a new source of humor about being married to ... 06/26/2012 - 3:46 pm | View Link
Director, screenwriter Nora Ephron dies at 71 Nora Ephron, the essayist, author and filmmaker who challenged and thrived ... then a bestselling author and successful director. She was among the most quotable and influential writers of her generation. She wrote and directed such favourites as Julie ... 06/26/2012 - 3:29 pm | View Link
Director, screenwriter Nora Ephron dies at 71 Nora Ephron, the essayist, author and filmmaker who thrived in the male ... Nora consistently proved that adage wrong. A writer, director, wife, mother, chef, wit — there didn't seem to be anything she couldn't do'—Carrie Fisher Born into a family ... 06/26/2012 - 2:45 pm | View Link
The Hong Kong-based exhibition convention offers regional players a glimpse at Hollywood blockbusters, cutting-edge technology (4D, anyone?) and the latest strategies for combating piracy. This story first appeared in the Dec. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. The iconic Hong Kong skyline has become the shooting backdrop of choice for Hollywood tentpoles, including Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, Michael Mann's Cyber and Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Also in the column: producers Keanu Reeves and Justin Szlasa create a film master of their feature doc "Side by Side."This Friday column includes news from members of the crafts and technology community. Signed: Dattner Dispoto and Associates (DDA) has announced the following signings: Director of photography Frank DeMarco, who recently lensed All Is Lost; costume designer Meghan Kasperlik (Little Accidents, 99 Homes), who recently served as assistant costume designer on American Hustle; costume designer Patrik Milani (Forever); and directors of photography Mischa Lluch and Mark Bliss, both for commercials.
Universal and Illumination Entertainment's hit animated film will be released just weeks after NBCUniversal announced it was opening a Beijing office. Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 will finally hit Chinese theater screens on Jan. 10, according to exhibitors in Beijing, after renewed approaches to allow the animated feature screen in the world's second biggest film market.
"Religion is dead," the director tells THR of "The Zero Theorem" with Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon and Tilda Swinton, as he pulls out his iPhone 5S. "But look at this, isn’t it the most wonderful thing? I love this, I worship this."MARRAKECH – A visionary dismissed sometimes by studios (he was famously rejected as the director of the first Harry Potter despite being author J.