Tag Archives: English-language films

24Oct/17

Note with Einstein’s theory on life auctioned for $1.3 million

JERUSALEM (OCTOBER 24, 2017) (REUTERS) – Strapped for cash in a Tokyo hotel, Albert Einstein wrote a few words of wisdom about life on a hotel notepad and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip. The physicist’s formula for happy living fetched $1.3 million on Tuesday (October 24), a Jerusalem auction house said. Continue reading

22Oct/17

Tyler Perry’s ‘Boo 2!’ ‘ scares away competitors at the box office

(LIONSGATE) – “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” scored the top spot at the North American weekend box office over the weekend (October 20-22).
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08Oct/17

‘Blade Runner’ win top spot but falls short of expectations

(WARNER BROS PICTURES) – “Blade Runner 2049” won the North American box office over the weekend (October 6-8), netting $31.5 million in ticket sales,— far short of the $45 million many expected it to make. Continue reading

29Sep/17

‘Sex and the City 3’ is over, but Kim Cattrall says she’s not to blame

BERLIN, GERMANY (FILE – MAY 15, 2008)(REUTERS) – “Sex and the City” will not be back for a third movie, despite years of on-again, off-again plans, but actress Kim Cattrall says she is not the one to blame. Continue reading

29Sep/17

Denis Villeneuve gets Ridley Scott approval for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

(WARNER BROS) – Social media reactions to press screenings of the highly anticipated ‘Blade Runner 2049’ appear to have consolidated the film as a worthy sequel to the 1982 cult classic, although formal reviews are embargoed until the morning of Friday (September 29).
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27Sep/17

Spielberg is the subject of new movie

(HBO) – Steven Spielberg has been one of the most prolific Hollywood directors since the early 1970s. And now he’s going in front of the cameras to speak about his career in a new HBO documentary “Spielberg”. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Engines rev at ‘Fast and Furious Live’ event

LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND (SEPTEMBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Reuters journalists were taken to a secretly located ‘Fast Camp’ for a sneak preview of the new ‘Fast and Furious Live’ show on Thursday (September 21). Continue reading

18Sep/17

“It” scares off competition at the box office for second week

(WARNER BROS) – After shattering September records, last week in it’s debut, “It”, a horror film based on the Stephen King novel of the the same name topped the North American box office for the weekend ending September 17. The movie brought in $60 million in weekend gross brining its total gross up to some $219 million. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Film stars dominate television’s biggest event

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual Emmys took place on Sunday (September 17) but with its big name Hollywood stars, like Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Reese Witherspoon and Susan Sarandon parading the red carpet, it seemed more like a film awards ceremony than television. Continue reading

10Sep/17

Stephen King horror adaptation “It” obliterates box office

(WARNER BROS) – The film adaptation of the Stephen King novel “It” broke box office records during its opening weekend making an impressive $117.2 million at the North American box office, blowing away early expectations. The film broke the record for the largest September opening set by “hotel Transylvania 2” in 2015. The horror film’s global debut is expected to gross $179 million dollars. Continue reading