Herbert Beigel

  • Magic Movie Moments That Happened By Mistake

    What should have happened: In a climactic scene of Chris Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’, The Joker (Heath Ledger) casually walks away from the hospital, detonating the bombs he’s planted causing a huge explosion. Ledger never breaking character, stopped, gave the detonator a comical shake, tried the…

    Tom Butler
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    Star Wars fans feel merchandise force

    Star Wars fans feel the force of Disney merchandising as a new generation of intergalactic toys to mark the latest movie goes on sale around this planet. Grace Pascoe reports.

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  • Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character is immediately ordered to fasten their seat belt.…

    Associated Press
  • Q&A With "A Walk in the Woods" Director Ken Kwapis

    Photo by Frank Masi/Broad Green PicturesThis week the film A Walk in the Woods, based on Bill Bryson's 1998 best-selling book, comes out in theaters. Sierra Club radio host Orli Cotel spoke with director Ken Kwapis about working (and walking) in the woods with Hollywood icons Robert Redford and…

    Huffington Post
  • David Axelrod Joins CNN As Senior Political Commentator

    David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Obama, will begin as a CNN senior political commentator tomorrow, September 4; he will be unveiled on The Lead With Jake Tapper. It’s presumed this means Axelrod’s tenure as political analyst on MSNBC has come to an end. At CNN, he will add…

    Deadline
  • Vincent Bolloré Tightens Grip On Canal Plus, Becomes Chairman And Ousts Chief Exec Bertrand Meheut

    Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré consolidated his grip on French pay TV giant Canal Plus on Thursday by naming himself chairman and also ousting long-serving chairman of the supervisory board and Canal Plus Group chief exec Bertrand Meheut in favor of Jean-Christophe Thiery. Thiery is a longtime…

    Deadline
  • Japan Selects ‘100 Yen Love’ as Academy Awards Contender

    Masaharu Take’s “100 Yen Love,” a gritty drama about a female boxer is Japan’s nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

    Variety
  • Thor Director Kenneth Branagh Rumoured For Artemis Fowl

    Artemis Fowl may finally be heading to the big screen, as Kenneth Branagh signs up to direct the long-awaited movie adaptation. According to The Tracking Board, an ‘Artemis Fowl’ movie is finally going ahead… and with Kenneth Branagh at the helm, it sounds like an interesting prospect. ‘Artemis…

    Ryan Leston
  • Soccer Legend Bobby Moore Documentary Launches Kickstarter Campaign

    Producers of a documentary about iconic soccer player Bobby Moore have launched a Kickstarter campaign to release the film next year to coincide with the 50th anniversary of England’s 1966 World Cup victory. Moore was the captain of that team. He’s regarded as one of the best defenders of all time…

    Variety