Box Office, News

Jumanji 2 Release Date Announced

Dwayne Johnson, former professional wrestler and muscular star of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Rampage (2018), has some big news. On his Instagram account on Wednesday, June 27th, the Rock posted enthusiastically: Johnson is certainly right when he proudly referred to Welcome to the Jungle as a ‘global juggernaut’: according to Variety, the […]

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News

Jackie Chan Foundation’s Five Day Training For Aspiring Filmmakers

In China, action films have been dominating the domestic film market. Nationalist action film Wolf Warrior II by Wu Jing, featuring a burly ex-soldier who saves both African and Chinese refugees from extreme terrorists, broke the Chinese box office record. Following closely by the heels, new films Operation Red Sea (2018) and Detective Chinatown (2018) […]

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Awards, News

Wonder Woman Director to Receive 2018 Women in Motion Award

Patty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman (2017) which casually went on to become the highest grossing superhero origin film of all time (you may have heard of it), will be awarded a Women in Motion Award at the Cannes film festival this year. Jenkins is winning it: she was nominated for TIME Person of the […]

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Box Office, News

The Strategy Behind Avenger’s US Release Date

Last month, Disney and Marvel Studios just announced that Avengers: Infinity War will be coming out on April 27th, 2018. This excited fans because the release date was pushed one week earlier than previously anticipated. But – it’s just one week. How big of a deal can that be? Turns out, a pretty darn big deal. […]

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Awards, News

12th Asian Film Awards: The Oscarworthy of the East

Following on the heels of the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, the lesser known 12th Asian Film Awards ceremony was held March 17th, 2018 in Macao. 25 awards were offered at the ceremony to Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Cantonese, and Indian films. Old top dogs of the Asian film industry dominated much of this years film awards […]

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