Meryl Streep, Mel Brooks, Nicole Kidman, Zendaya Voicing Animated Film ‘Guardian Brothers’

Meryl Streep, Mel Brooks, Nicole Kidman and Zendaya are on board to voice characters in the animated film “The Guardian Brothers.” The Weinstein Company has bought worldwide rights, except for China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, and will launch sales at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie was released previously in China by Alibaba Pictures under… Read more »

Geena Davis, Susan Sarandon to Receive Kering, Cannes Film Festival’s Women in Motion Award

Thelma and Louise are back. Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon will receive the Women in Motion award from Kering and the Cannes Film Festival, it was annouced on Friday. The Academy Award-winning actresses are being honored for their contributions to the movie industry and the women’s cause as part of a program that aims to… Read more »

Mirah & Jherek Bischoff played BRIC House with help from Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier & more (pics)

Singer/songwriter Mirah and multi-instrumentalist Jherek Bischoff are currently on a tour which hit NYC last night (5/5) at BRIC House. For this tour they’ve been backed by a string quartet with arrangements written by Bischoff…

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Cannes: Prominent U.S. Indie Producers Team on Miracle of Fatima Film

ROME — The miracle of Our Lady of Fatima is set to get a new high-profile cinematic treatment. In the latest of a growing crop of major faith-based films, several prominent U.S. indie players, including Origin Entertainment, Frida Torresblanco (“Pan’s Labyrinth”) and Rose Ganguzza’s Rose Pictures (“Kill Your Darlings”), have teamed up on “Fatima,” to be… Read more »

Machinima Unveils eSports And Gaming Ad Tools At Newfront Session

Advertisers attending Machinima’s Newfront presentation today aren’t encountering the usual barrage of promotions for new programs. The Warner Bros-backed videogame-oriented digital video network instead is trying to sell them on new tools it’s offering to help them spend on the fast-growing eSports business.
The company is introducing Mach-1, which will provide data and analytics to help them understand the eSports terrain and opportunities. It also will promote Machinma…

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Stream Kikagaku Moyo House In The Tall Grass (Stereogum Premiere)

Kikagaku Moyo - House In The Tall GrassKikagaku Moyo is a Tokyo-based band that makes “feeling good music” with a psychedelic flair and a distantly upbeat demeanor. They’re quite good at what they do, not to mention incredibly prolific: Having put out their first album in 2013, House In The Tall Grass is the band’s fourth full-length in addition to a couple … More »