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  • 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...
  • TIFF 2014: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation

    Barely an hour after a crowd roared its admiration at his Toronto International Film Festival world premiere, “The Theory of Everything” actor Eddie Redmayne swung by the after-party for his movie to amiably hang out with some friends and...
  • Toronto: Film Movement Picks Up Wide's 'The Lesson'

    In its first finalized acquisition at this year's Toronto Festival, New York-based Film Movement has picked up all North American rights to the Wide Management-sold "The Lesson," the feature film debut of Bulgaria's Kristina Grozeva and Peter Valchanov....
  • Liv Ullmann finds herself directed back to the Chicago film fest

    Liv Ullmann finds herself directed back to the Chicago film fest
    Actress, author and director Liv Ullmann, whose luminous face is best known for her 10 Ingmar Bergman films and dozens of other pictures including Jan Troell's "The Emigrants" and "The New Land," will be the opening-night guest of honor at this year's...
  • Netflix greenlights first docu-series, 'Chef's Table'

    Netflix greenlights first docu-series, 'Chef's Table'
    LOS ANGELES -- Netflix, hungrily expanding its original documentaries lineup, has ordered its first original docu-series, "Chef's Table" from filmmaker David Gelb, which profiles six of the world's top culinary artists. Six-part series will premiere in...
  • ESPN Films, FiveThirtyEight to Launch 2 Short Documentary Series (Exclusive)

    ESPN Films and Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight stats-based journalism blog this fall will roll out a pair of documentary-short series keying off the analytical approach cultivated by FiveThirtyEight, as the sports cabler looks to expand digital-first...
  • TIFF 2014: Jennifer Aniston's layered 'Cake'

    TIFF 2014: Jennifer Aniston's layered 'Cake'
    I’ll give Jennifer Aniston’s “Cake” one thing — it definitely has layers. The drama, which premiered at the Toronto International Film festival on Monday, had the best possible audience. The crowd was jammed with Jen fans...
  • Netflix Greenlights First Docu-Series, 'Chef's Table,' for 2015

    Netflix, hungrily expanding its original documentaries lineup, has ordered its first original docu-series, "Chef's Table" from filmmaker David Gelb, which profiles six of the world's top culinary artists. Six-part series will premiere in 2015 in all...
  • Toronto: Bill Murray, 'The Judge' on Top in Fest Social Media Analysis

    Bill Murray is a social media "festival hero" for the Toronto Film Festival with more than 29,000 mentions in the first five days of the fest, according to a social media analysis by firm Way to Blue. The company applied manual sentiment analysis in...
  • Toronto: 'Merchants of Doubt' Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

    Robert Kenner's "Merchants of Doubt" pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends. "The...
  • TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'

    TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'
    Few filmmakers can be considered as consistently outrageous and downright dangerous as Abel Ferrara. So there is something fitting in the director of "Bad Lieutenant" making a film on the Italian filmmaker, poet, journalist and cultural critic Pier...