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  • Redbox Begins Renting 4K Ultra HD

    Redbox Begins Renting 4K Ultra HD Movies for $2.50 per Day in Six Test Markets

    Redbox is now offering 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc rentals — but it’s starting with only four titles, available in limited quantities in just six U.S. markets. The first Ultra HD Blu-ray movies available at Redbox kiosks are: Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther,” Lionsgate’s “The Commuter,” Warner Bros.’ “The Matrix” and 20th Century Fox’s “The Martian.” Those are [...]

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    TV and 'Peppa Pig' Boost eOne's Results, but Film Revenue Slumps

    Healthy increases in TV and family revenues and profit at independent studio eOne helped offset sharp reverses in its film business in the last financial year, which closed at the end of March, the company said Tuesday. “It has been a strong year for the group, as we combined our film and television operations into [...]

  • Netflix Signs Deal with Producer Kim

    Netflix Signs First-Look Deal With Producer Kim Magnusson for Nordic Movies (EXCLUSIVE)

    Netflix has signed an exclusive multi-year first-look deal with leading Danish producer Kim Magnusson to produce original feature films from the Nordic region. The projects, which will be produced, predominantly, in their local languages, will be released globally on the streaming platform. Magnusson will work with both established filmmakers and new talent. Magnusson has produced [...]

  • 'Chris The Swiss' Review: Inventive, Dramatic

    Cannes Film Review: 'Chris The Swiss'

    The past can be a prickly thing. One of the strengths of Anja Kofmel’s part-animated documentary investigation into the death of her cousin Chris in Croatia in 1992 is that it does not attempt to sand the troubled history it explores down to smoothness. Instead, Kofmel, who was a child when 27-year-old journalist Christian Würtenberg [...]

  • 'The State Against Mandela and the

    Cannes Film Review: 'The State Against Mandela and the Others'

    The last three words in the title of “The State Against Mandela and the Others” make an apparent afterthought of the nine men tried alongside Nelson Mandela for crimes against the apartheid state in the landmark Rivonia Trial of 1963-64. Even in the opening credits, they appear after a lag, as if to say, “Oh, [...]

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    Film News Roundup: 'The Flash' Star Tom Cavanagh Joins Family Drama 'Be the Light'

    In today’s film news roundup, Tom Cavanagh books a role as a pastor, Warner Bros. is developing a prison movie, and Molly Shannon is selected for a film festival honor. CASTINGS Tom Cavanagh (“The Flash”) has joined the cast of the family film “Be the Light,” portraying a pastor, Variety has learned exclusively. Cara Santana, [...]

  • 'Dear Son' Review: Powerful, Affecting Portrait

    Cannes Film Review: 'Dear Son'

    We do not live in subtle times, and of all nuance-annihilating topics, few are as dramatically divisive as jihadism. Which makes Mohammed Ben Attia’s delicate portrait of devastation, “Dear Son,” remarkable for the quietness of its approach, its rich, calm, generous characterizations, and the compassion it evokes for extremism’s more indirect victims. After his award-winning [...]

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