Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Movies

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lionsgate has set an Aug. 7 release in the U.S. for the stop-motion "Shaun the Sheep Movie" from StudioCanal and Aardman Animations.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival closed Saturday night with a 25th anniversary gala screening of Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas," held within the gold-spun rococo of the Upper West Side's Beacon Theater.
LONDON (AP) - The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of the castmembers of Adam Sandler's already controversial Netflix project, "The Ridiculous Six," has spoken up in defense of the movie.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 'The Descendants" are finally here.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The caped crusaders are back in force in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," but this time, the evil they battle is bringing them face to face with the darker consequences of being a super hero.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-DIGITAL/NEWS:Twitter Users Hit Theaters More Than Average Moviegoers: Study
BCHARRE, Lebanon (AP) - Salma Hayek is in Lebanon, her first visit to her ancestral homeland, to launch "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced.
BEIRUT (AP) - Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal passion project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about ways to improve the world.