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  • Does long Oscar race help films?

    Does long Oscar race help films?
    As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season. The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...
  • Shine International Inks First-Look Deal with 44 Blue Prods.

    Shine International is getting into business with the creators of "Lockup," as the company signs a first-look development and distribution deal with unscripted shingle 44 Blue Productions. Under the pact, Shine Int'l will rep finished tape and format...
  • Toronto Film Fest Gets Tough on Film Premieres

    The Toronto Film Festival has tightened the rules for its premieres during the first four days of this year's festival -- insisting that Toronto titles cannot be shown first at the Telluride Film Festival. TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey has been...
  • Robert Lepage has helped Cirque du Soleil evolve with 'Totem'

     Robert Lepage has helped Cirque du Soleil evolve with 'Totem'
    Cirque du Soleil is famously protective about the artistic process that goes into its elaborate shows. So it's refreshing to speak with someone like Robert Lepage, the acclaimed Canadian director, who is relatively forthcoming about working for the...
  • Telluride Film Festival Won't Back Down from 'Sneak Preview' Premieres

    The Telluride Film Festival will not change its approach toward offering premieres -- despite growing pushback from the organizers of the Toronto and Venice festivals. Julie Huntsinger, Telluride's exec director, told Variety on Wednesday, "The Telluride...
  • 'It's pure Alice Cooper'

    'It's pure Alice Cooper'
    Death has often played a comic part in Alice Cooper's shows — to the point where the singer has pretended to be hanged or beheaded in a guillotine before miraculously springing back to keep the music going. When Cooper's Raise the Dead Tour...
  • 'Rush' Revs Its Engines at London Premiere

    LONDON -- Excitement soared as engines roared outside Leicester Square's Odeon on Monday night. The night's grand prix? A seat at Studiocanal's world bow of "Rush." Pic, distribbed by Universal in the U.S., follows the ruthless rivalry between premier...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Enough Said' a bittersweet goodbye to James Gandolfini

    TIFF 2013: 'Enough Said' a bittersweet goodbye to James Gandolfini
    TORONTO -- It was a bittersweet first screening of Nicole Holofcener's "Enough Said" this afternoon at the Toronto International Film Festival. The writer/director's new relationship film, a fine one, stars James Gandolfini in his final turn, a fine one...
  • Review: 'Enough Said' says just enough

    Writer-director Nicole Holofcener is her own person, and her work, once seen, reminds you of no one else's. Actors James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are the boldface names that will convince moviegoers to see her latest film, "Enough Said," but...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Philomena' surprises Toronto with its humor

    TIFF 2013: 'Philomena' surprises Toronto with its humor
    TORONTO -- The true story of a woman searching for the son that Catholic nuns forced her to relinquish shortly after his birth in 1952 wouldn't seem, on the face of it, to be a laugh riot. And yet, "Philomena," starring Judi Dench as the mother and...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...