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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'...
  • Toronto: 'Merchants of Doubt' Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival....
  • Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool

    There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...