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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...
  • 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...
  • Inarritu's 'Birdman' will close New York Film Festival

    Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance" will alight on the New York Film Festival as the closing selection, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Monday. The black comedy, which stars Michael Keaton as a...
  • Toronto film festival unveils partial slate for 39th edition

    TORONTO, July 25 (Reuters) - "The Judge", starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr, will open the annual Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 4, the festival said on Friday. The film, by "Wedding Crashers" director David Dobkin, follows a...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Cumberbatch, Radcliffe sightings and more in San Diego

     
    If you're planning to spend any time in downtown San Diego this weekend, keep an eye out for Homer Simpson's […]...
  • Director, co-star see 'Most Wanted Man' as the best Hoffman tribute of all

    There's something about a good spy novel that says "fall," and the best films in that genre reflect this. The skies are overcast, a sort of pale gun-metal grey. Everything is rain and shadows, all the better for skulking about underthe ever-present pall...
  • 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...