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Spring Awakening: Tribeca Film Festival's diverse selection warms up a chilly season

In an unexpected twist, the annual April Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) is a more reliable sign of spring in New York than the chilly weather....

Orphan Film Symposium reveals hidden wonders

There he is, perhaps the greatest mind of the 20th century, sitting in a rattletrap flivver with his wife, apparently driving past Niagara Falls. No, they're speeding down a city street at a breakneck pace. Somehow they're flying over an airfield. Now their car's in a nightclub with dancing showgirls.

Dwayne Johnson delivers another hit with 'Rampage,' 'A Quiet Place' continues its less-than-quiet run

Videogame adaptation 'Rampage' topped the box office over the weekend, earning $34.5 million on 4,101 screens.

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'Deadpool' descends on Deutsche Kino Convention

'Deadpool' descends on Deutsche Kino Convention

As world-traveling exhibitors gather in Las Vegas, Germany’s Kinobetreiber are getting all excited about returning to their beloved Baden-Baden. From May 15 to 17, the lovely spa town will play host to the annual Kino convention and tradeshow. Organizers proudly confirmed that Deadpool 2 will...

'Amazing China' shines at home box office

'Amazing China' shines at home box office

Theatrically released documentaries have traditionally had a hard time at the Chinese box office, as the genre has not been very popular with local audiences.

Australian International Movie Convention moves to Event Cinemas

Australian International Movie Convention moves to Event Cinemas

The annual Australian International Movie Convention will be moving from the Star Casino (formerly Jupiters) across the road to Event Cinemas at Pacific Fair, Broadbeach. It will be held from July 29 to August 2 this year. So if you want to spend some time Down Under, this would be the perfect...

Russian MP calls for ban on outspoken actors

Russian MP calls for ban on outspoken actors

Russian MP Ivan Sukhanov stated that cinema actors in Russia should be banned from state-funded movies if they are found making any anti-Russian statements in public....

QSC—50 Years and Forward

QSC—50 Years and Forward

How many companies make it to 50 years and find themselves stronger and more vibrant after their first half-century? Not many, but QSC, which started as “Quilter Sound Things,” has done just that. They’re firmly entrenched today as one of the most prolific and important sound companies in the...