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  • Cannes Winner 'Leviathan' Gets Russian Release

    Russian drama "Leviathan," which won best screenplay at 2014 Cannes, has been granted an exhibition license from the Russian culture ministry. A Company Russia will distribute in wide release in cooperation with 20th Century Fox Russia. The distribution...
  • Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★

    Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★
    Films aren't so much born as worried into existence, and with some films the worrying — the concern that the audience won't get it, or get out for it, or make the required time commitment — never stops. Take, for example, "The...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy

    Between the two of them, actor Jason Bateman and director Shawn Levy have made more than 30 film comedies. So when it came time to shoot one of several dramatic scenes in their new movie, "This Is Where I Leave You," they felt far from sure-footed. "I...
  • Yahoo Sets Free Premiere of Weinstein Co.'s 'One Chance' Ahead of Theatrical Bow

    Yahoo will debut Weinstein Co. biopic "One Chance" for free on Sept. 30 on its video-streaming service -- a full 10 days before the movie hits theaters Oct. 10, as the studio hopes to generate coin from digital viewers in addition to specialty box office....
  • Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'

    Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'
    Many of the filmmakers who emerged from the wave of American independent filmmaking of the late 1980s and early '90s, such as Richard Linklater, Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch and Steven Soderbergh, have remained active.  Filmmaker Hal Hartley was once...
  • Toronto: 'Imitation Game' Wins Festival's People's Choice Award

    Director Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game " (TWC) has won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The pic, which also screened at Telluride, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Cambridge mathematician,...
  • Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper

    Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper
    Say, did you catch Cumberbatch? What about Downey and Duvall? Or Dano? Don't forget Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Or Reese unwashed — that was wild. Could Winslet get any earthier? Who knew Wiig would find another level of crazy? Can Bill...
  • Oscars 2015: A sudden surge for Julianne Moore and 'Still Alice'

    Oscars 2015: A sudden surge for Julianne Moore and 'Still Alice'
    Pundits like to compare the Toronto International Film Festival‎ and the awards season it kicks off to a modern presidential primary. We know the big names coming in--they have, after all, in a sense declared their candidacies months before-- so the...
  • Toronto: Tribeca Film Snags Cop Thriller 'Hyena'

    Tribeca Film has snagged North American rights to cop thriller "Hyena" following its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. It's planning a 2015 theatrical release for the picture. The film follows a corrupt police officer who begins...
  • Toronto: Robert Downey Jr., 'The Judge' Top Social Media Buzz

    Robert Downey Jr. and his film "The Judge" generated the most social media buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival, according to analysis by firm Way to Blue. With more than 39,000 social media mentions, Downey Jr. was declared the "Festival Hero....
  • 'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles

     'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles
    More than most movies, romantic dramas are defined by point of view. Are we seeing the film through the lens of a man or woman? The jilted or the jilter? A well-intentioned character or a dubious one? Or does a filmmaker seek to avoid specific vantage...