Quantcast

Latest Film genres Stories

2009-11-13 07:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Sayys, who recently made his directorial debut with the film "Of Silence," is gearing up to produce, from his production company WorldsLastHero Productions, his next film, "DeadLands Cry," a drama/horror/thriller, which he will also direct and star in. Raquel Castro, from "Jersey Girl," is currently in talks to star opposite Sayys as his character Tristan's fifteen-year-old daughter, Sydney. The film is about a young father, Tristan, and his...

2009-09-02 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based Entertainment Company Docurama Films has lined up a slate of activities to commemorate ten years of bringing the world great documentary films. The first and only home entertainment distribution label dedicated exclusively to championing documentary filmmakers, Docurama Films has spent the past decade unearthing and releasing the great classic docs of the last fifty years while scouring film festivals for new filmmakers who are taking the...

2009-08-05 11:18:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is launching a new series of one-hour specials that will provide a Film Studies 101 look at top cinematic genres. The series - called A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - will debut Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. (ET) with THE SUSPENSEFUL WORLD OF THRILLERS. Future installments of A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES will include a look at other genres, including a December special on epic cinema. The specials come to TCM from DreamWorks Television, with...

2009-07-21 14:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- 30 year veteran filmmaker Suzanne DeLaurentiis (DeLaurentiis Productions) and executive producer Jeffery Tott have prevailed in a landmark case brought against ThinkFilms regarding the theatrical release of their film 10(th) & WOLF. The star studded film featured such notable talent as Dennis Hopper, Giovanni Ribisi, James Marsden, Val Kilmer and Leslie Anne Warren. 10(th) & Wolf currently reigns as one of the most expensive independent films...

73bf7e58ec76838368e488602baa77e61
2009-05-25 06:35:00

In 2007, U2 performed at the Grand Palais of the Cannes film festival to promote their new 3-D concert movie.  Backers of the film believed the movie would bring in a new generation of 3-D films. Independent studios are still waiting for that new era to arrive. Three-dimensional cinema faces many hurdles including the lack of 3-D equipped theaters in Europe and Asia. Lack of financial backing keeps many independents from expanding into 3-D film making. Despite the financial barrier,...

2009-02-19 10:00:00

'FanScore' Utilizes Resources of OTX's Motion Picture Group to Provide Weekly Ranking System of Current Theatrical Releases LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Flicketz, a digital platform that brings the movie community together with access and insight, launched one of its premier products today - FanScore, a proprietary movie ranking system. FanScore has joined forces with OTX's Motion Picture Group, the global research and consulting firm's leading consumer motion picture research...

2009-01-13 16:26:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive producers Franco Sama and Jordan Yale Levine announced today that they have secured the domestic (United States and Canada) release of their latest pic, "PAID," in an agreement recently inked between New York based independent film distribution company, Lightyear Entertainment, and the International Media conglomerate, Vivendi/Universal; the film will be released on February 17th, 2009. According to the film's Dutch director, Laurence...

2008-10-30 09:00:24

Blockbuster said the Hollywood horror classic "The Exorcist" topped its "Nightmare-Maker Movies" online survey. Participants in this month's poll on blockbuster.com were asked to name the movie most likely to give them nightmares and 6,000 people responded. "The Exorcist," a terrifying tale of demonic possession, was by far the most frequently named "Nightmare-Maker Movie," with 21 percent of movie lovers choosing it as the most haunting, Blockbuster said. "Halloween" came in second, with...

2008-10-29 09:00:15

myProducer.tv (http://www.myproducer.tv/), a social media and micro-financing site for the film space, will redefine the way films are created with its official launch today. The mission of the new site is to change the film industry by solving the three most common pain points in independent filmmaking: Financing, Audience Building and Distribution. myProducer believes it will help disrupt the studio model as it exists today by allowing the public to participate and determine which...

2008-10-22 15:00:21

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, audiences will be able to see first-run independent movie releases everywhere in the United States. New York-based film company Gigantic Releasing is changing the face of U.S. indie film distribution with today's launch of Gigantic Digital (http://www.giganticdigital.com/). The website will enable anyone in the US with a broadband connection to access Gigantic's first-run feature films in markets where there is no theatrical...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.