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  • Toronto: HBO Docs Nabs U.S. Rights to Nick Broomfield's 'Grim Sleeper'

    HBO Documentary Films has acquired U.S. rights to veteran director Nick Broomfield's "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," in advance of the doc's international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 10. The deal was negotiated by Submarine'...
  • TIFF 2014: Bill Murray shines, but saints all around in 'St. Vincent's'

    Most of the buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival about the intriguing tear-jerk of “St. Vincent” has centered on the performance of the much beloved Bill Murray. Don’t get me wrong, praise for Murray's performance as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TIFF 2014: For Benedict Cumberbatch, a new kind of puzzle-solving

    Benedict Cumberbatch has been racking up acclaim of late for solving mysteries as Sherlock Holmes on the BBC, which would seem a natural complement to his latest adventure. In the new film “The Imitation Game,” Cumberbatch plays a trailblazing...
  • Reese Witherspoon has a lot invested in 'Wild'

    Reese Witherspoon has a lot invested in 'Wild'
    "Your movie, your movie, your movie!" Laura Linney gushed to Reese Witherspoon, who was brunching at the homey and packed New Sheridan Hotel with her director, Jean-Marc Vallée, and costar Laura Dern the morning after the first public screening of "Wild"...
  • 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...
  • 'Men, Women & Children' portrays Internet's 'idiot generation'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Adults who should know better engage in plenty of cringeworthy behavior over the Internet in the new film "Men, Women & Children," but director Jason Reitman says don't judge them too harshly. There's the husband and wife having...
  • Layered star Jennifer Aniston takes spotlight in 'Cake'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The sheer physicality of playing a character in chronic pain was the most challenging part of starring in the film "Cake," Jennifer Aniston said of a leading role that turns one of the world's most glamorous actresses into a bitter,...
  • 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...
  • 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...