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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Cathy Schulman, John Chichester, Well-Known Hollywood Players, Join Chapman Film School

    Chapman University in Orange routinely lands notables behind Hollywood cameras for its Dodge College of Film and Media Arts ... so why stop now? Among those who have joined for the looming school years are Academy Award-winning producer and Mandalay Pictures president Cathy Schulman (Crash, The Ill ... More >>

  • Film

    August 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Director of Human Trafficking's Not Today Wins Compensation Fraud Claim Motions

    A federal judge this month rejected efforts by Friends Church in Yorba Linda to kill a lawsuit that alleges the writer and director of the church-funded, Lions Gate-distributed Not Today was cheated out of more than $2 million in due compensation. In a 20-page opinion, U.S. District Court Judge Jos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Did Bobby Hatfield Lose That Livin' Feelin' from Plot in Costa Mesa Suicide Bomber's Essay?

    Confession time: Like many in the media, I looked at Kevin E. Harris blowing himself up, having covered his Costa Mesa house in foil to prevent the government from reading his mind and writing the gubment was also behind the killings of Nicole Brown Simpson, John Lennon and everyone who perished ... More >>

  • Film

    March 29, 2012

    The Great Mystery of 'Casa De Mi Padre'

    Just how did this desmadre-of-all-jokes of a film get made?

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Unhappily Ever After: Philip Ridley's Film 'Heartless'

    LionsgateJim Sturgess tackles his demons in "Heartless"​Playwright/photographer/novelist/children's author/painter/filmmaker Philip Ridley is one of Britain's most talented artists, but he's almost unheard of here in the States. A fucking shame, mate, so let's see if we can change that a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Three Long Beach Comic Con Horror-Themed Exclusives: SAW 3D, True Blood's Michael McMillian and Walking Dead's Steven Yeun

    ​Long Beach Comic Con, to be held this Halloween weekend, already has the costume party down--but the fact that there are a ton of exclusives launching this weekend makes it the best place to be to scare and be scared.1. The Walking DeadAMC will launch the TV series The Walking Dead  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Comic-Con International 2010: Mostly Underwhelming Weekend Highlights

    At Comic-Con International 2010, the nerds kept multiplying overnight. This year, the panels were separated into two types: the must-sees and the if-I-get-a-chance-tos. Friday was a bit of the latter--and by Saturday, the stench of nerd BO had officially taken over the building. Aside from the stab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Drake Doremus' Douchebag Wins U.S. Distribution, to be in Theaters This September

    ​The Weekly in January followed Douchebag, the indie dramedy about estranged brothers on an unlikely pre-wedding road trip, to the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Utah, where the buzz was deafening for former Santa Ana resident Drake Doremus' touching and amusing picture.Despite no budget, no big- ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010

    Drake Doremus' 'Douchebag' at Sundance

    OC stage prodigy-turned-filmmaker Drake Doremus brings his 'very personal' movie to Park City, Utah

  • Film

    February 28, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
  • Film

    February 7, 2008

    [DVDish] How the West Was Wasted

    Review of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Plus, The Brave One, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Imitation of Life: Special Edition

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Last Night: THE EYE at The Block in Orange

    An imagined conversation deep within the halls of Lionsgate’s marketing department, a year or so ago... SUIT 1: Curses! Those dastardly critics have finally realized that when we don’t show one of our horror movies to them in advance, that means it sucks! SUIT 2: Screw ‘em. Critics all hate ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2008

    [DVDish] Donkey Punch

    Reviews of The King of Kong, Monty Python's Life of Brian: The Immaculate Edition, King of California, and Automatons

  • Film

    January 24, 2008

    [dvdish] Super, Thanks for Asking

    Reviews of Confessions of a Superhero, the Hunting Party, Adrift in Manhattan, and Sex and Breakfast

  • Film

    January 17, 2008

    [DVDish] Wookiee Mistake

    Seth MacFarlane sends up Star Wars in Blue Harvest

  • Film

    January 10, 2008

    DVDish

    Boy Trouble

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    DVDish

    Black Russian

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    The Year in Horror Bonus Quotes - Tobin Bell and Tim Palen

    Sometimes you get way more good quotes than you can use in a story, and such was the case with my year in horror piece in today's issue. Here in cyberspace, we have a lot more room, so enjoy these bonus interviews. TOBIN BELL, star of the SAW movies On the violence in this year's Oscar-contending ... More >>

  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    DVDish

    Pause & Rewind: The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.

  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    Bad Blood

    Horror films failed to scare up the big bucks in 2007

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    DVD-ish

    Singular Sensation

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    DVDish

    Touch of Evel

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    Surviving Sawfest

    Lionsgate films claim they make SAW movies for the fans, and while it's easy to be cynical about that claim, Sawfest was definitely a fan-friendly move – all four SAW movies on the big screen for the price of one ticket. Now, could it have been even better? Sure. Had I been in charge of marketing, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    In case you never Saw them...

    If it's Halloween, it must be Saw. So says the maddeningly elliptical trailer for Saw IV, anyway. Now, it isn't considered particularly popular or PC to admit liking these movies -- they tend to be glibly dismissed as "torture porn" by would-be aesthetes who can't be bothered to pay attention -- but ... More >>

  • Film

    October 25, 2007

    DVDish

    The Boys Are Back

  • Culture

    October 11, 2007

    DVDish

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! You’ll Laugh Dying

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Jericho

    Surprisingly easy to get into this panel, which doesn't necessarily bode well for the future of Jericho on CBS. Saved from cancellation by rabid fans, it's gonna need more support to survive a full second year. I walk in on the tail-end of a panel for 4400 with Jeffrey Combs and blue-bearded Ira St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Of Paramount Disappointment, plus Jessica Alba and Peter Fonda

    Damn, the lines here suck. Used to be that Comic-Con got bigger every year, and they expanded the available space to fit. Then the space ran out, and stuff kept getting bigger anyway. I wait in line half an hour for the Paramount panel, and don't even get close to getting in. Regroup. An hour later ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: The Lionsgate Party

    LYT crashed (OK, was invited to) last night's Lionsgate party on the roof of San Diego's Ivy hotel. He got pictures of a host of celebs, including Jessica Alba, Vinnie Jones and SAW director Darren Lynn Bousman (below). Click the photo to see those and more.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Saw IV

    If you're gonna whine to me about "torture porn," don't read this. But if you're a Saw fan like me who wants to know what comes next, here's the scoop...

  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    The Big Con

    Out of the basement and into the spotlight, Comic-Con 2007 is the place to be

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 7-13-07

    You probably thought I was going to say Harry Potter, and I thought so too, until about 2 a.m. last night. The new Harry Potter's fine -- better than fine, if you catch it in IMAX and see the 20 climactic minutes in 3-D. But it's also wildly inconsistent, with some scenes being really nicely direc ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2007

    The Devil May Care

    William Friedkin on Bug, Cruising and nights at the opera

  • Film

    May 24, 2007

    JitterBug

    Break out the citronella candle: This creepy thriller gets under the skin

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Now Playing

    Alpha Dog, Borat, Charlotte's Web

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    New Reviews

    Code Name: The Cleaner; Freedom Writers; Happily N'Ever After; Thr3e

  • Film

    November 2, 2006

    Devils in Disguise

    A documentary portrait of a pedophile preist and his pious protectors

  • Film

    November 2, 2006

    What Would Jigsaw Do?

    The passion of the cut-rate, high-grossing Saw series continues

  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    New Reviews

    The Boondock Saints, See No Evil, Sketches of Frank Gehry

  • Film

    April 27, 2006

    Thank Hell for Little Girls

    Hard Candy turns the tables on an online pedophile

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    New Reviews

    Mountain Patrol: Kekexili; Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont; La Mujer de mi Hermano; Preaching to the Choir; Scary Movie 4, The Wild

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Crashing Guns

    Hosting the U.S. premiere of Crash turned out to be a coup for the 2005 Newport Beach Film Festival, whose organizers noticed a marked increase in interest from Hollywood for this year's April 20-30 run. Last year, director Paul Haggis led a small Crash contingent (sadly missing promised attendee ac ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2005

    The Full Wilkinson

    With three new films about to hit theaters, the British character actor finds himself ever more at home in America

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Burn, Bubba, Burn

    Michael Moore stokes the anti-Bush bonfires

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