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  • Paul Rudd Replaces Jeff Bridges as Hyundai's Celebrity Spokesman

    Paul Rudd is in the driver's seat at Hyundai as the carmaker's new pitchman, replacing Jeff Bridges who has been the voice of the carmaker's commercials since 2007. Rudd's deal with the Korean automaker will last three years and already has begun with...
  • TIFF 2014: 12 movies making noise, and when you can see them

    A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
  • Russian Cinema: Local Pics Up VFX Ante

    Russian audiences have an enthusiasm for 3D, large formats and visual effects, says Paul Heth, CEO of leading Russian exhibition chain Karo. That lines up Russians with audiences in much of the world, where such spectacle films lead the box office....
  • Which Toronto International Film Festival movies are Oscar material?

    The Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday and runs through Sept. 14, is a key indicator not only of the upcoming fall movies but of the awards season. Eight of the last nine best picture Oscar winners built awards-season momentum...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • Bruce Willis decides his Beverly Hills mansion is expendable

    Bruce Willis decides his Beverly Hills mansion is expendable
    Bruce Willis has sold his walled and gated mansion in Beverly Hills for $16.5 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1928, has an arched porte-cochere, a swimming pool surrounded by a wide wooden deck and a tennis court on close to an acre of...
  • Norway Sends '1001 Grams' To Oscar's Foreign-Language Race

    Bent Hamer's "1001 Grams" is set to represent Norway in the foreign)language Academy Awards' race. Pic will play in the Masters sidebar at the Toronto film fest. "1001 Grams stands out with a clear international profile - in Hamer's unique way it...
  • Doritos Recruits Elizabeth Banks, 'Pitch Perfect 2′ to Promote its Super Bowl Ads

    Doritos is making a very different play this year to promote its appearance at the Super Bowl. As part of its "Crash the Super Bowl" campaign, the snack brand has turned to Elizabeth Banks, who is currently directing "Pitch Perfect 2" for Universal...
  • Toronto: Judy Cairo Heads Back to Fest With 'Boychoir'

    During the height of the recession, producer Judy Cairo managed to break into the feature film business with a smallish indie called "Crazy Heart" through her Informant Media banner. Since "Crazy Heart" became a major hit with Oscars for lead actor...
  • Meryl Streep Sells Hollywood Hills West Home To Alex Rodriguez

    A-list actress Meryl Streep has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for $4.8 million. Known as the Honnold & Rex Research House, the 1954 residence was redesigned and reconfigured by earlier owner and...
  • Joan Rivers: Goodbye, funny lady

    Joan Rivers: Goodbye, funny lady
    Joan Rivers prepared us. She gave us a week to let it sink in what the world would be like without her. She died Thursday at age 81, and she took her frank, free-wheeling style with her style. People liked Rivers because she told the truth: about...