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  • '12 Years a Slave' builds mojo at Toronto Film Festival

    TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
  • 5 Reasons Sandra Bullock Could Win the Oscar (Again)

    As Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" enters its second weekend of sold-out multiplexes across the country, it's becoming the cinematic event of the year. The space epic may not break the same box office records that "Titanic" did in 1997, but in some ways it's...
  • Morocco Selects 'Horses' for Oscars

    "Horses of God," the latest film by Nabil Ayouch, regarded by many as the leading Moroccan director of his generation, will represent Morocco in the foreign-language Academy Award category. Sold by Wild Bunch, and co-produced and distributed in France by...
  • Do Film Festivals Have Oscar's Ear?

    Is there such a thing as too much awards buzz? That's a question worth asking as this year's awards chatter emanating from Cannes, Venice and Telluride has reached an ear-splitting, all-time high here at Toronto. This past weekend's showings of...
  • Oscars 2013: Will Reality-Based Films Take Over the Best Picture Race?

    A lot of folks are preparing movies to be launched in the next six months, convinced that their films have strong Oscar potential. In many cases, these dreams are sweet delusions. So the word "reality" doesn't usually enter the kudos conversation. But...
  • Who Should Roast James Franco? Our Top 10 Picks

    Comedy Central's infamous Roast has seen its fair share of interesting celeb victims over the years, from Pamela Anderson, to Flavor Flav, to Larry the Cable Guy. And while the Roast of Donald Trump may have been the single most awkward thing to ever...
  • 'Sharknado' Twitter Tempest Actually Just a Small Squall

    Syfy's campy "Sharknado" blew off the social-media doors Thursday night as the most-tweeted TV program in primetime, but the one-off movie is a relative minnow compared with the biggest television events. The pic, featuring all manner of shark species...
  • 'Citizen Koch' Hits Crowdfunding Goal, Raising More Than $75,000 in Three Days

    Never underestimate the power of small dollars in large numbers. "Citizen Koch," a documentary critical of the billionaire Koch brothers and big money in politics, has surpassed its $75,000 Kickstarter goal in just three days with more than 1,700 donors....
  • Toronto film festival to debut films on Mandela, Assange

    Toronto film festival to debut films on Mandela, Assange
    TORONTO (Reuters) - The world premiere of "The Fifth Estate," a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about Julian Assange and the creation of WikiLeaks, will open the 38th Toronto International Film Festival, which typically yields a number of Oscar...
  • Taiwan Selects 'Soul' For Oscar Contention

    HONG KONG - Taiwan has selected spiritual horror thriller "Soul" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. Directed by Chung Mong-hong, the film premiered in June's Taipei Film Festival and recently played in Toronto. More festival...
  • Ellen DeGeneres To Host Oscars

    And the next host of the Academy Awards is ... Ellen DeGeneres. It will be DeGeneres' second tour of duty as Oscar host, having previously emceed the 79th annual Academy Awards in 2007 and earning an Emmy nomination. The popular syndicated talkshow...