This film is getting lost in the summer box office and while it’s not a great film, it’s better than the box office results suggest. The major factor that’s hurting it: it’s the second telling of essentially the same story this year. Just a few months ago, Gerald Butler saved the President and the White House from terrorists in Olympus Has Fallen; now it’s Channing Tatum’s turn.
Christie today launched Christie Vive Audio, which the company calls “a groundbreaking solution to help exhibitors complete the experience for their movie going audiences.”
HitFix today announced a new strategic relationship that will bring exclusive entertainment news to the big screen in NCM’s FirstLook pre-show program, seen by more than 700 million moviegoers every year.
Cinematographer Eric Koretz and director Elliot Rausch recently shot a short for Lincoln Motor Cars titled Get Back and became one of the four teams to capture the first content officially sponsored by Vimeo.
Carmike Cinemas has installed Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound in its Riverstone 15 theatre in Canton, Georgia, one of its premium large format BigD rooms.
The Art House Convergence will hold its first-ever regional seminar, Thursday and Friday August 22-23 at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. The seminar will cover topics from fundraising to repertory programming to digital cinema.
Women in Norway now have the same protections against unwanted sexual advances enjoyed by women in most other Western countries thanks to an award-winning public service advertising campaign conducted by Amnesty International.
Burbank-based AlphaDogs Post Production has released the documentary American Empire on Amazon instant streaming and DVD. The film is also available on iTunes, Vudu and Xbox. American Empire sets out to trace a common cause of our problems in finance, food, medicine and social justice.
32Ten Studios in San Rafael, California provided a number of practical effects for Pacific Rim, a Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment, directed by Guillermo del Toro.
The Kill Team, which won for Best Documentary Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival and earned the Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco Film Festival, tells the story of a group of U.S. soldiers stationed in southern Afghanistan who, motivated by fear and boredom, take to murdering Afghan civilians and then staging those killings to look like good shoots.