The German government is seeking a buyer for the Cold War-era U.S. military headquarters in Berlin, a seven-building complex built under Nazi rule where scenes for the movies “Inglourious Basterds” and “Valkyrie” were shot.
“Argo,” the story of a stealth mission to rescue a group of U.S. hostages from Iran in 1980, was voted best film at the British Academy Film Awards, or Baftas, last night. Its director Ben Affleck also won.
Director Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” will open in China on May 12, about a month after the picture was pulled from theaters without explanation, distributor Sony Pictures Entertainment said.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” part one of a 3-D trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel, generated $84.6 million in weekend sales at U.S. and Canadian cinemas, propelling studios toward an annual record.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of director Peter Jackson’s trio of movies based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novel, was the top-grossing film at U.S. and Canadian theaters for a third weekend, collecting $32.9 million in sales.