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  • Jennifer Aniston's 'Cake' Set for Oscar-Qualifying Release via Cinelou's New Label

    Cinelou Films producers Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon are launching Cinelou Releasing - starting with an awards-season release of Jennifer Aniston's dark comedy "Cake." The new label will open "Cake" for a one-week qualifying run in December, followed...
  • All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture

    All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture
    Comedian Jon Stewart's debut as a movie director entertains, enlightens and even inspires. But be warned, fans of "The Daily Show": In case you haven't heard, it's not a comedy. Not unless you get your laughs in the sarcastic way that I often do, from...
  • Tokyo Festival and Japan Foundation Reach Out to Asian Region

    TOKYO -- A link up with the Japan Foundation arts and education institute is being pitched as a key plank of the Tokyo International Film Festival's outreach program to the Asian region. The festival has struck a multi-year deal with the Japan...
  • Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films

    Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films
    Nanci Ryder has been RenĂ©e Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
  • Netflix France to Debut 'St. Vincent' Starring Bill Murray Day-and-Date with U.S. Theatrical Release

    Netflix, pushing theatrical windows worldwide, has inked a pact with The Weinstein Co. to stream comedy "St. Vincent" starring Bill Murray in France on Oct. 24 -- the same day the film hits wide theatrical release in the U.S. In addition, under the TWC...
  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...
  • Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media

    Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media
    Film festival news conferences are generally friendly affairs, giving a movie's stars and director the chance to take a public victory lap. But when the cast of Jason Reitman's drama "Men, Women & Children" gathered at the recent Toronto International...
  • IFC Buys Ethan Hawke's Drone Warfare Movie 'Good Kill' for U.S.

    IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Ethan Hawke's drone warfare drama "Good Kill," seven weeks after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film, directed by Andrew Niccol from his own script, also stars January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Bruce...
  • Watch: First Trailer for Chris Rock's 'Top Five'

    Paramount has released the first trailer for Chris Rock's "Top Five," emphasizing the question of whether a successful comedian can stay funny. The studio acquired the comedy at the Toronto Film Festival for $12.5 million following its world premiere,...
  • 'August: Osage County' Actress Misty Upham Confirmed Dead at 32

    After a body was found Thursday believed to be that of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham, filmmaker friend and family spokesperson Tracy Rector confirmed that the body has been identified as Upham. She was 32. Upham was found dead in Seattle...
  • Chris Rock to host 'Saturday Night Live' with musical guest Prince

    Chris Rock to host 'Saturday Night Live' with musical guest Prince
    Chris Rock will return to host “Saturday Night Live” along with musical guest Prince, the show confirmed Tuesday. The duo will headline the Nov. 1 episode of the late night sketch comedy show's 40th season, which was kicked off by a Chris...