What films deserved to make our “best of 1998” list?

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Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how o…

‘Vikings’ Creator Michael Hirst Launches Production Company, Sets Up ‘Ronin’ Remake At MGM

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Vikings and The Tudors creator Michael Hirst has launched his own independent production company and has struck a first-look deal with MGM. Hirst also has also set up his first project, a remake of Robert De Niro’s 1998 spy thriller Ronin.
Hirst has established Green Pavilion Entertainment with longtime producing partners Morgan O’Sullivan and James Flynn. The trio will develop and produce high-end dramas for international and domestic markets. The first-look deal with…