Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Loses China Discharge Ahead of Political Event

The particular upcoming release of “ Youngsters, ” a bittersweet drama about China’ s People’ s Freedom Army, has been abruptly halted. Focused by Feng Xiaogang, the film was scheduled to have been released on Sept. 29 and to have dominated the charts over the April. 1 National Day holiday. Rather, ticket sales have been halted. Chinese media report a… Read more »

Pre-Broadway Review: ‘Frozen, ’ the Music

The din during the intermission of a recent performance of the Broadway-bound musical “Frozen” might have broken decibel records at Denver Center’s Buell Theater. No doubt the house’s hum was amped by the higher-pitched voices of the booster-seat crowd, but if Disney Theatrical Productions’ aim was to age up the demographic of the cartoon blockbuster’s… Read more »

Eileen Showalter to Direct ‘The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob’ designed for Fox Searchlight (EXCLUSIVE)

Arriving off “The Big Sick, ” the most successful independent movie from the summer, Michael Showalter has found his next project. He’ll become directing a contemporary Western-slash-thriller called “The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob” for Fox Searchlight, Range has learned. The story will follow a real-life ’ 90s Texas bank robber named Peggy Jo Tallas, who got… Read more »

Panduan Delevingne Joins Orlando Bloom within Amazon Series ‘Carnival Row’

Cara Delevingne has signed onto co-star alongside Orlando Bloom within the upcoming Amazon drama series “ Carnival Row, ” Variety has discovered. “ Carnival Row” is a fantasy-noir set in a neo-Victorian city. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered in the city, plus tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. The investigation of a… Read more »

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Barely Beating ‘Annabelle: Creation’ to Win Slowest Weekend of 2017

“ The Hitman’ s Bodyguard” plus “ Annabelle: Creation” may officially be leading the domestic package office at the moment, but this weekend is all about Conor McGregor vs . Floyd Mayweather — even at the films. The televised boxing match is going to be taking center stage from films in what will go down as the slowest weekend of the… Read more »

‘Do It Like an Hombre’: Mexico’s Highest-Grossing Local Film of the Year

Some new Mexican box office history has been made as the comedy “Do it Like an Hombre” followed its 68. 7 million Mexican pesos ($3. 89 million) opening weekend break with a two weekend total associated with $130. 3 million pesos ($7. 4 million), giving it the highest Philippine movie box office total of 2017, according to comScore. In its very first… Read more »

Locarno Film Review: ‘The First Lap’

In a drab Korean village in the gray dawn, a young female sits in a locked car, neglecting to let her boyfriend in from the cold, punishing him for the thoughtless response to a recent scare. The aesthetic is handheld, unfinessed: This could appear to be a representation of severe realism. But then the boyfriend… Read more »