Category Archive: Film Festivals

Jan
17

Sundance: Manka Bros. Acquires ‘Scoiattolo che mangia arancio’

Hello from Maui! I’m feeling much better and have recovered from the outrageous snub from the Motion Picture Academy – yet still, fuck the Academy Awards. But life in Hollywood must continue. As many of you have read, Manka Bros. has stopped going to the Sundance Film Festival because certain executives in the past chose to …

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Jan
16

F The Academy Awards

Another year – another snub. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences can F itself. The same goes for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association… And while I’m at it, The Producer’s Guild can suck it… … and any other suck ass group of idiots who wouldn’t know a quality movie if it bit them in the …

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Sep
06

Original Films Fail

Summer was a disaster at Manka Bros. We didn’t have one film that worked. A completely… totally… unbelievably fucked up summer. And everyone is at fault. But mostly, the fault lies in our film slate development strategy. The reason? ORIGINAL FILMS FAIL Did you morons seriously believe we’d have a global, four-quadrant hit with “Monty” …

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Jan
19

Manka Bros. Is Not Attending The Sundance Film Festival

To all the acquisition and distribution executives at Manka Highbrow, Manka Dogma, Manka Docs and the new Manka Mumblecore – due to the shitty year you all had in 2011, you will not be attending the Sundance Film Festival this year. If you desperately feel the need to attend in order to bid on a movie starring Patricia Clarkson and William H. Macy about people who have no idea …

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Jan
03

The Producers Guild Can Suck It

And while I’m at it – the Hollywood Foreign Press can suck it, too! So, this morning I returned to the studio from a month long vacation at my house in the Seychelles – feeling relaxed, very tan and ready to make 2012 the biggest and most profitable year in Manka Bros. history. I even …

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Jan
20

Manka Bros. Will Not Attend 2011 Sundance Film Festival

To all the acquisition and distribution executives at Manka Highbrow, Manka Dogma, Manka Docs and the new Manka Mumblecore – due to the absolutely shitty year you all had in 2010, you will not be attending the Sundance Film Festival this year. If you desperately feel the need to attend in order to bid on …

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