- SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning has a trailer now on YouTube. It looks pretty incredible, and nothing like previous epic-scale Indian movies. This one looks really epic. The folks over at Twitch goes apeshit every time Rajamouli’s Eega (2012) is mentioned. So they must know something. Head over to Twitch and read Josh Hurtado’s take on the trailer.
- South Korea’s CJ Entertainment is huge. Thailand’s Major Cineplex Group is huge. And they have just announced co-production plans for 10 films over the next 3 years. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “CJ said in a statement that it is also looking to discover and nurture talented Thai producers, writers and directors.”
- If you haven’t already noticed, Cameron Crowe’s comeback film, Aloha, was slaughtered even before it was released. It’s fun to Google the film title and scour the numerous articles about how “white” Hawaii is in the film. Here’s The Guardian‘s report, for tasters.