Everyone knows about the comic book origins of films like The Avengers and Man of Steel, but when it comes to movies like this weekend’s gritty, postapocalyptic adventure Snowpiercer, the book that inspired the film isn’t nearly as ubiquitous as the usual mainstream superhero fare.
Originally published in 1982, the French-language graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette took more than… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 'Snowpiercer' and Other Great Foreign Graphic Novels Movie Fans Should Be Reading
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A total of 63 countries from around the world have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. Last year Mexico received a well-deserved nomination for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Biutiful and this year the stakes have been raised with 10 of those submissions coming from Latin America and South… Continue reading Cine Latino: Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Others Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar
Despite a less than spectacular launch in North America, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides continued its commanding run in international … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean tops foreign box office chart
Charlie Sheen has wrapped his Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour, but now he’s hoping to take it abroad. “I might do a European leg of this thing,” he told EW last night at a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation charity gala in Los Angeles. Sheen says if he’s learned one thing about live performing from the tour it’s,
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Playback singer Sonu Niigaam’s has put on hold his album, which he was supposed to compose with an American composer, because he wants to be with his mother Shobha who has been diagnosed with cancer. “Unfortunately my mother was diagnosed with the fourth stage of cancer in December (last year). I realised that maybe this [...] Continue reading Sonu Niigaam postpones foreign project to be with ailing mom