Posts Categorized: Reel Blog

Pirates – accidental and arrested

Die Hard was living free on the internet – unthinkingly posted on an independent film upload site – according to Variety’s Anne Thompson. Iklipz discovered the posting, removed it and alerted the film’s distributor. New York gave its municipal anti-camcording law its first workout Monday night at a screening of Transformers when NYPD caught an… Read more »

Weekend Box Office 6/29-7/1

Weekend Box Office 1 Ratatouille Disney $47,227,000 2 Live Free or Die Hard Fox $33,150,000 3 Evan Almighty Universal $15,089,000 4 1408 MGM $10,610,000 5 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox $9,000,000 6 Knocked Up Universal $7,418,000 7 Ocean’s Thirteen Warner Bros. $6,050,000 8 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Disney $5,015,000… Read more »

July Release Calendar

6/29/2007 Title Rating Distributor Apne NR Shemaroo Entertainment Inc. Doulos, Le (re) NR Rialto Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox NR Balcony Releasing Evening PG-13 Focus Features Falling NR Kino International Nitro NR VivaFilm One To Another NR Strand Releasing Raison Du Plus Faible, La NR Metropole Films Ratatouille G Buena Vista Vitus PG Sony Pictures Classics… Read more »

3d needs digital first

Jeffrey Katzenberg continued his 3d evangelism at Cinema Expo in Amsterdam this week. Katzenberg is so high on the technology that he vowed all DreamWorks releases will be in 3d from 2009 onward. Katzenberg, a regular attendee at the European exhibition confab, said Monday that he regards the opportunities offered by 3-D digital as “unmissable”… Read more »

Canada makes camcording in theaters a crime

Canada’s anti-camcording bill became law Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. On Friday, MPAA chief Dan Glickman applauded the bill’s passage. “By adopting this legislation, the Canadian government has taken a significant step toward reducing the proliferation of camcords generated in Canadian cinemas,” Glickman said. “It demonstrates that the Canadian government understands that all it… Read more »