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How Chris Fenton Tried to Save The World With Iron Man 3 and Looper
Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. I recently read it, and it made for quite the page-turner, and there are so many nuggets to share. You can follow along with a few I wrote with this tag[...]
What China Wants From Film, A Bigger, Just Happy Enough, Middle Class
He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3 I recently read it, and it made for quite the page-turner, and there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along with a few I wrote with this[...]
How Michael Phelps Kept His Mazda Deal By Apologising, Just To China
Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share[...]
How Michael Phelps Kept His Mazda Deal By Apologising To China
Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share[...]
[FANTASTIC FEST] "Knives Out" - Rian Johnson Slays the Whodunit (Non-Spoiler Review)
Looper was an exploration of the closed loop of time travel stories Star Wars: The Last Jedi was Johnson's grand deconstruction and subversion of the themes and tropes of the entire Star Wars franchise Now Knives Out is his stab at the country house murder mystery. I always felt a certain sense of detachment in Johnson's[...]
What's A Looper Anyway? Rian Johnson And His Cast Will Tell You
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool. Looper is full of sci-fi buzzwords that help expand the world of the film Much like Inception had 'the kick' and 'the architect', Looper also has its own vocabulary. While you may have to wait until release to find out what a 'TK 'or a 'Gatman' is, Rian Johnson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and[...]
Looper: The Bleeding Cool Review
  Like a lot of men with profound regrets about their past, I'm a sucker for a time travel yarn. Like a lot of men afflicted by male pattern baldness, I have a fondness for the work of Bruce Willis. So Looper was two goals up before kickoff If you don't want to know the final result,[...]
A Time Travel Crime Story – The First Of This Week's Two Extended Looper Trailers
But all three have big roles in Rian Johnson's Looper, and that's looking like something they should all be proud of. Here's the first UK full trailer for the film. The Fosse-flavoured dance sequences are getting to be a thing with Johnson, by the look of things Not that I'm complaining – everybody loves those winners. Now, it[...]
Rian Johnson Adds More Names To Time Travel Flick Looper
Not much is known about his next project, a sci-fi film he's calling Looper, but we do know it follows an assassin working for the mob in the future who is assigned to kill his future self. It's an intriguing premise and it seems some big Hollywood actors agree This thing already has an impressive cast[...]
Paul Dano To Join Willis, Gordon-Levitt and Blunt in Johnson's Scifi Thriller Looper
Kate Atherton writes for Bleeding Cool: Looper is a crime thriller with a scifi twist and an exciting cast to boot Writer-director Rian Johnson (Brick and The Brothers Bloom) has already signed Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt to this tale of present-day hitmen whose victims are selected by a crime syndicate that exists in[...]