This scattershot docu is an undiluted advertisement for a temple of high-end consumerism.
Crackpot mysticism, screwball spirituality and an anime style that recalls early "Astro Boy" are the hallmarks of "The Mystical Laws."
The film, which inspired the popular Angry Birds spin-off video game app (also named "Rio"), "was a love letter to (Saldanha's) home town," says Powell, who earned an Oscar nom last year for his…
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Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Following Paris and New York, Rio will be the next city in French producer Emmanuel Benbihy's Cities of Love franchise.
Loaded with a wealth of songs, it's meaty, not too kaleidoscopic and yet closely knit for a compact 100 minutes of tiptop filmusical entertainment. The idea is a natural, and Irving Berlin has…