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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy

    TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy
    When the Toronto International Film Festival revealed the first batch of selections for its 2014 gathering last week, the announcement reflected a significant shift. For the first time, the festival was distinguishing between films that had decided to...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's 'Horns'

    Dimension and TWC-Radius have released the first full trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's "Horns" three months before its Halloween launch. The fantasy thriller follows an American-accented Radcliffe, whose character gains paranormal abilities (and, as the...
  • 'The Strain's' Ruta Gedmintas Leads Jane Linfoot's 'The Incident'

    LONDON -- Principal photography has started on "The Incident," a character-driven psychological drama, starring Ruta Gedmintas, who appears in FX's new horror drama "The Strain." Shooting will take place on location in Yorkshire, Northern England, for...
  • Netflix Picks Up Streaming Rights to Documentary 'Virunga' About Endangered Gorillas

    Netflix continues to fill out its documentary lineup, acquiring exclusive subscription-video rights to Grain Media's "Virunga," about threats to Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, which is a refuge for 800 endangered mountain gorillas. The...
  • Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders....
  • Is Toronto Film Festival Losing Its Awards Mojo?

    Toronto's lineup, announced Tuesday, has awards pundits drooling in anticipation, but here's some free advice: Wipe away the drool and manage your expectations. A few years ago, the Canadian fest was the focus of many awards campaigns. But the...
  • CBS Films Shake-Up: Terry Press Sole President, Wolfgang Hammer Out

    Terry Press is solely in charge of CBS Films after her co-president Wolfgang Hammer quietly stepped down last May, a company spokesman confirmed. Hammer will reportedly continue to play a consulting role at CBS Corporate, advising on digital content. The...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Venice Film Fest Critics' Week Unveils Lineup Of Nine Promising First Works

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine. Just like last year, the U.S. is absent. The...