Category Archive: Theatrical Exhibition

Feb
28

Manka Bros. Acquires Film Rights To Checkers – 3 Films Planned

Great news! Following the enormous success of “The LEGO Movie” and the announcement that Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to “Minecraft,” Manka Bros., after an intense negotiation, has acquired the worldwide media rights to Checkers. That’s right the game we all played as kids (full disclosure – I didn’t play it, I thought it …

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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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Dec
12

Again, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Can F Themselves

What a ridiculous list of nominations! Another farce. Another embarrassment. It must be the Golden Globes! And the Hollywood Foreign Press can F themselves. Right in the A. Really, HFPA, you couldn’t find ONE Manka Bros. movie or TV show to nominate this year? Did you see the Manka Bros. Films slate or the Manka …

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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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Jul
11

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 – Day 3 – The Drunkening

Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Conference – 2013 Day 1 – It Begins Day 2 – Build-A-Bike Day 3 – The Drunkening Ugh. I’m sure the planners of these conferences (not just Herb Allen’s but corporate offsites the world over) always dream great things will happen – that an idea will emerge that changes the world; …

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Jan
10

Again, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Can F Itself

What I said last year can be repeated this year. 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 …

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