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Universal to Distribute Bond 25 Internationally

Erin Nyren reports: Universal has won the rights to internationally distribute the upcoming Bond 25 film directed by Danny Boyle. Daniel Craig will return as 007 and Boyle will direct from an original screenplay by John Hodge. The film will begin [...]

All Marvel Movies: Ranked Worst to Best

The record-breaking success of Deadpool will surely have many side effects, the most obvious of which being a sudden uptick in curse words spouted by Spandex-clad protagonists. For genre fans who’ve spent recent years obsessing over the arcana [...]

Japanese Horror Films Keep Evolving

Katsuo Kokaji writes: This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of “Ring,” perhaps the most famous work of J-horror — contemporary Japanese horror movies — thanks to the scene in which the ghost Sadako crawls out from a TV screen. [...]

Mike Nichols, I Admired You Before I Even Knew You

- F I L M O T O M Y - About three years ago I wanted to write about the various, lasting directorial débuts in movie history, not just in my lifetime, but before I was even born. And what impact those first films had, how it shaped their [...]

There’s Something Wrong With This Iron Man 3 Scene

One Spark is not like the other.  Rhett Allain writes: Late at night, I tend to flip through the channels just to see what’s up. If there’s a good movie on, I might watch part of it—and recently, I stumbled on Iron Man 3. I know [...]

China Box Office Poised To Hit $8.3B In 2017

Nancy Tartaglione reports: Chinese box office is expected to see a strong boost when 2017’s final numbers are tallied: up as much as 20% or more to RMB 55B ($8.31B), according to the state media authority. The growth this year is spurred on by the [...]

Tommy Lee Jones to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

Patrick Frater reports: Veteran American actor Tommy Lee Jones will head the competition jury at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival. The 30th edition of the festival will run Oct. 25 to Nov. 3 in venues across the Japanese capital. [...]