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  • Jessica Chastain's 'Miss Julie' Bought for U.S. by Wrekin Hill

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Bill Murray proves once again he can do it all

    TORONTO The movie's over. The audience has laughed, cried, recoiled in horror at the bad behavior on display. But Bill Murray isn't finished. The titular star of "St. Vincent" instantly a hallmark role of his career creaks open the screen door to his...
  • 'Judge' cast finds sweet harmony

    TORONTO If "The Judge" seems an unlikely project for the director of "Wedding Crashers," the actor known as Iron Man and the producer of "Orphan," "Rocknrolla" and "The Brave One," it's not. It's just a throwback to their roots. Robert Downey Jr....
  • 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)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • New Distributors Saban, Broad Green, Bleecker Street, Clarius Shake Up Indie Scene

    Four months into its existence, Saban Films made a serious statement at the Toronto Film Festival as it bought three films -- John Travolta's "The Forger," Taylor Lautner's "Tracers" and Hayden Christensen's "American Heist." "That's what we were here to...
  • Neil Young, Daryl Hannah look like a couple on cozy lunch date

    Neil Young, Daryl Hannah look like a couple on cozy lunch date
    They doth protest too much? Well, they protested enough to get pretty darned friendly, it seems. Neil Young and Daryl Hannah -- who've both been protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline -- were photographed Tuesday in Southern California on what...
  • 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...