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  • Robert Downey Jr. drops superhero mask, has new mission in 'The Judge'

    Robert Downey Jr. drops superhero mask, has new mission in 'The Judge'
    There are worse descriptions, as actor typecasting goes, than "wisecracking superhero." Then again, if you're Robert Downey Jr. and colorful descriptions are what you trade in, it could start to feel a little bit limiting. The wheel turns quickly in...
  • 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' plays better as 'Her,' 'Him'

    'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' plays better as 'Her,' 'Him'
    For his first film, writer-director Ned Benson aimed higher than most: Determined to tell the same story from two points of view, he created separate but entwined features. With its "Him" and "Her" components, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" gives...
  • Kenya Bans Toronto Fest Film 'Stories of Our Lives' Over Gay Themes

    Just weeks after its Toronto preem, a film that explores life in Kenya's LGBT community was banned by that country's government on the grounds that it "promotes homosexuality." "Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five fictional vignettes based on the...
  • Egoyan, Lantos, Gatica Set For Los Cabos 'Remember' Masterclass (EXCLUSIVE)

    Consolidating a top-flight Canadian presence at the 3rd Los Cabos Intl. Film Festival, director Atom Egoyan will deliver a masterclass on the makings of revenge drama-thriller "Remember," accompanied by producers Robert Lantos and Gerardo Gatica, and...
  • Jessica Chastain's 'Miss Julie' Bought for U.S. by Wrekin Hill

    Wrekin Hill Entertainment has bought all U.S. rights to "Miss Julie," starring Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton. The deal comes three weeks after the drama, directed by Liv Ullmann, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival....
  • Here's what the Netflix-Adam Sandler deal could give each side

    Adam Sandler isn't a big digital guy. He's copped to as much recently, telling reporters at the Toronto International Film Festival last month that he by and large avoided Twitter (he has an account but rarely tweets from it) and other forms of social...
  • Film Review: 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    An average American family becomes a giant human pinata in "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," a passable, tolerable, not unbearable, totally inoffensive adaptation of Judith Viorst's beloved 1972 children's book. Made to...
  • AFM Lures 90 New Buyers, Led by South Korea (EXCLUSIVE)

    The 35th American Film Market will see 70 new exhibiting companies and 90 new buyers when it opens in Santa Monica on Nov. 5 for an eight-day run. The new buyers represent 35 different countries and more than 80 nations are set to be represented....
  • 'Men, Women & Children's' Internet-Savvy Cast Share Bountiful Social Media Advice at Premiere

    With a cast of men, women and children as filled to the brim as "Men, Women & Children's," there was no shortage of star presence at the Tuesday premiere of Jason Reitman's new flick, hosted at the Director's Guild of America. "You have kids who are...
  • Gregory Segal Heading Indie Heretic Films

    Independent production company Heretic Films has named producer and entertainment attorney Gregory Segal as its new president. Segal has represented the company as its attorney on "Low Down," starring Elle Fanning and John Hawkes, Kevin Pollak's upcoming...
  • Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'

    Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'
    As the online world has moved to the center of everyday life, it has often been a struggle for movies to depict the changes in how people behave and interact. Both from a formal sense of showing communication via various screens and devices but also...