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  • Movie world ready for films, festivities in Toronto

    TORONTO As if the chance to catch a glimpse of Channing Tatum or Denzel Washington or Reese Witherspoon weren't enough, the Toronto International Film Festival will create a pedestrian promenade this year with artworks, pop-up performances, a music...
  • Voltage President Nicolas Chartier Finds His Element at Toronto Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Voltage Pictures president Nicolas Chartier is in his element at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. He formed Voltage as a sales company a decade ago with Dean Devlin and came to Toronto in 2008 with Voltage's first produced...
  • Carnett: These class acts are the only celebrities I care about

    I don't give a moldy fig for celebrities. Truly. And don't expect me to know the names of any of today's denizens of the red carpet — held in highest esteem by our vacuous Culture of Celebrity. These ninnies influence my life not one whit....
  • On Movies: Looking north, to Toronto Film Festival

    Is Reese Witherspoon this year's Matthew McConaughey? That is, a familiar face from formula-froth rom-coms and packaged studio product who opts to return to the kind of smaller-budget, character-driven fare that launched said career, and who uses the...
  • OSCARS: Serbia Sends 'See You in Montevideo' to Academy Awards

    LONDON -- "See You in Montevideo," directed by Dragan Bjelogrlic, has been selected as Serbia's entry for the Academy Award for foreign-language film, according to the InSerbia News website. The film follows the fortunes of the Yugoslav soccer team at...
  • Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry. But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares...
  • 'Maps to the Stars' Acquired by Focus World for 2015 Release (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After winning the best actress award in Cannes for "Maps to the Stars," Julianne Moore was considered a strong bet in this year's Oscar race for her turn as a washed-up star in the David Cronenberg drama. But the overdue...
  • 'Force Majeure' To Rep Sweden in Foreign-Language Oscar Race

    Ruben Ostlund's "Force Majeure" (Turist), which world-premiered at Cannes' Un Certain Regard and won the jury prize, will represent Sweden in the Oscar's foreign-Language race. The fourth feature from director-writer Ostlund, "Force Majeure" will be...
  • Seth MacFarlane is a family guy at the Bowl's John Williams tribute

    Seth MacFarlane is a family guy at the Bowl's John Williams tribute
    Seth MacFarlane: Live at the Hollywood Bowl! A sentence perhaps many thought or wished that they would never see. But there he was, the “Family Guy” creator, in the cool of a beautiful August evening, dressed in a formal white jacket and a...
  • Palestinian Movie 'Villa Touma' Arrives in Venice Amid Israeli Controversy

    Suha Arraf's "Villa Touma," which screens in Venice Critics' Week, has arrived in Italy carrying the baggage of a major Israeli controversy. The film, a melodrama set in Ramallah during the early days of the Israeli occupation, was made primarily with...
  • Rivers' death should spell end of 'comedienne'

    Rivers' death should spell end of 'comedienne'
    I propose that, in Joan Rivers' honor, we once and for all retire the word "comedienne." It was jarring to hear and read it in the coverage of Rivers' death Thursday at age 81 — we are well past the days when gender-specific job titles are...