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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Toronto Film Festival: 'Imitation Game' wins people's choice award

    “The Imitation Game” has won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, cementing its status as an Oscar-season front runner. Morten Tyldum’s WWII-era drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch as eccentric...
  • TIFF 2014: For Benedict Cumberbatch, a new kind of puzzle-solving

    Benedict Cumberbatch has been racking up acclaim of late for solving mysteries as Sherlock Holmes on the BBC, which would seem a natural complement to his latest adventure. In the new film “The Imitation Game,” Cumberbatch plays a trailblazing...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...