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'Straw Dogs,' 'Scarface,' 'Swept Away': 10 Good, Bad and Unnecessary Movie Remakes

'Straw Dogs,' 'Scarface,' 'Swept Away': 10 Good, Bad and Unnecessary Movie Remakes | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
For decades, remakes -- the most recent being Rod Lurie's Straw Dogs -- as well as sequels were all but automatically considered to be inferior to their predecessors, by definition products made solely to capitalize upon the success of the...

 

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CIA Pitches Scripts to Hollywood

Are you an aspiring filmmaker who wants to produce a spy thriller? Well, you're in luck because the CIA has a pile of script ideas lying around.

 

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Summer of flops: A-list stars fail to save Hollywood from disappointment at the box office

Summer of flops: A-list stars fail to save Hollywood from disappointment at the box office | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Moviegoers have turned their backs on big name stars as figures reveal Hollywood has had yet another poor summer.
A-list stars like Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Harrison Ford all starred in expensive flops.

 

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Industrie du film : Les versions 3D moins rentables que les versions 2D

Industrie du film : Les versions 3D moins rentables que les versions 2D | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Vous pensiez que les films en 3D rapportaient plus ? Il semble que l’essor de cette nouvelle technologie commence à décliner sérieusement… La poule aux oeufs d’or n’aurait manifestement pas le rendement escompté.

 

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Five Noir Films To Remind You Why You Heart L.A.

Five Noir Films To Remind You Why You Heart L.A. | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it

Yes, we love this place, but that doesn't mean it doesn't get exhausting explaining to everybody else what it is, exactly, that we're doing here. Particularly in summer when the fake tans, overpriced cocktails and newsboy caps worn by people who don't deliver newspapers for a living (or read them) start to feel just an eensy bit oppressive. If you're having trouble drumming up pride in our fair city, we suggest you avoid the Standard pool for a while and check out these movies instead.

 

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C’est quoi le 11-Septembre au cinéma ?

C’est quoi le 11-Septembre au cinéma ? | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
2001-2011 : dix ans ont passé depuis les attaques terroristes du 11-Septembre, point de bascule de l’Histoire qui a bien sûr trouvé son écho au cinéma.

 

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“Contagion” Review

“Contagion” Review | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it

You’re a school nurse who sends home a little boy flushed with fever; you reach into a bowl of peanuts at a bar; you pick up a cell phone left on a counter. It doesn’t take much contact to become infected in “Contagion,” Steven Soderbergh’s brilliant movie about the grimmest subject imaginable: a pandemic that kills millions of people in a few months. “Contagion” is serious, precise, frightening, emotionally enveloping.

 

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9/11 on Film: Twin Tower Cameos

9/11 on Film: Twin Tower Cameos | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
When Zoolander came out on September 28, 2001, the production had digitally removed The World Trade Center's Twin Towers from the New York City skyline in an...

 

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Toronto 2011: Shoreline Boards Gerard Depardieu-Harvey Keitel Comedy 'So I Say' (Exclusive)

Toronto 2011: Shoreline Boards Gerard Depardieu-Harvey Keitel Comedy 'So I Say' (Exclusive) | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Morris Ruskin’s production and sales outfit will co-produce the English-language feature based on the novella, “The Death of Ipu.”...

 

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11 Septembre 2001: une décennie de cinéma américain commentée

11 Septembre 2001: une décennie de cinéma américain commentée | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it

Dix ans se sont écoulés depuis les attentats du 11 septembre 2001, qui ont frappé l’Amérique et Hollywood. Comment le cinéma U.S a-t-il réagi, quels ont été ses évolutions, ses nouveaux enjeux ? Pour les Inrocks, des critiques, écrivains et cinéastes américains évoquent une décennie de cinéma post 9/11.

 

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Why Hollywood's response to 9/11 involved Harry Potter and Spider-Man

Why Hollywood's response to 9/11 involved Harry Potter and Spider-Man | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
After the attacks, filmmakers tried to distract a divided nation with adventure and fun...

 

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Eddie Murphy confirmed as host of 2012 Oscars

Eddie Murphy confirmed as host of 2012 Oscars | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
After two years of lacklustre hosting, organisers hope that Murphy will bring humour back to the Academy Awards...

 

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Deauville 2011: Nathalie Baye on Francis Ford Coppola and the State of American Cinema

Deauville 2011: Nathalie Baye on Francis Ford Coppola and the State of American Cinema | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
The actress speaks to THR from the film festival, where she is a jury member.

 

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Toronto 2011: The 10 Most Buzzed-About Films That Still Haven't Found a U.S. Distributor

Toronto 2011: The 10 Most Buzzed-About Films That Still Haven't Found a U.S. Distributor | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
As the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival winds down, North American distribution deals are being struck left and right.

 

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Hollywood balks at big budget movies as DVDs drop

Hollywood balks at big budget movies as DVDs drop | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Hollywood — long considered the land of excess— is becoming more cost-conscious, as movie executives rethink what they're willing to pay to make a blockbuster.

 

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Obama désespère Hollywood

Obama désespère Hollywood | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Cela a commencé avec Matt Damon. En mars, l'acteur a fait part sur CNN de sa déception vis à vis de la conduite des affaires, notamment en matière d'éducation, par Barack Obama.

 

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The 20 Biggest Movie Stars in 2011

The 20 Biggest Movie Stars in 2011 | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it

Yes, it's 2011 already. It's been 2011 for a week already! Now that we've shaken off the sleepiness of the New Year -- and looked at the 50 biggest movies of the year and also 25 likely breakout performers -- we can gaze into the stars (the Hollywood kind) and tell you which big actors will be making an even bigger splash in '11.

 

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"Hollywood n'a pas osé aborder le traumatisme du 11 Septembre"

"Hollywood n'a pas osé aborder le traumatisme du 11 Septembre" | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Quelles ont été les conséquences des attentats sur le cinéma américain ? Le critique Michel Cieutat répond au Point.fr.

 

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Blake Edwards à la cinémathèque: le petit glossaire

Blake Edwards à la cinémathèque: le petit glossaire | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it

Petit glossaire Blake Edwards, dont l’oeuvre alliant le burlesque pop et l’analyse pénétrante des déboires conjugaux est visible intégralement à la Cinémathèque française.

 

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Trop de suites au cinéma ? C’est de votre faute !

Trop de suites au cinéma ? C’est de votre faute ! | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
Le critique Roger Erbert s’emporte contre les spectateurs pour expliquer le nombre de suites programmées par les studios de cinéma.

 

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6 Things the Film Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About

6 Things the Film Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
You may already be a film industry cynic. Maybe you think Hollywood is a barren wasteland, devoid of creativity and originality.

 

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George Clooney Presents ‘The Ides of March’ in Toronto

George Clooney Presents ‘The Ides of March’ in Toronto | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
At the Toronto film festival, George Clooney defended his new movie, “The Ides of March.”...

 

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George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker

George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of.

 

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Fox, DreamWorks Team on Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse'

Fox, DreamWorks Team on Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
UPDATED: Fox will co-finance the sci-fi epic, which is slotted to hit theaters July 3, 2013, taking advantage of the lucrative July 4th holiday frame.

 

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Steven Soderbergh Now Denying Retirement From Filmmaking

Steven Soderbergh Now Denying Retirement From Filmmaking | On Hollywood Film Industry | Scoop.it
It's just a sabbatical," the "Contagion" director insists, a few days after saying he was leaving Hollywood to become a painter.

 

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