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  • TIFF 2014: Verdict remains out on Downey's 'The Judge'

    "The Judge," the official opening night film of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, isn't a movie that critics will easily embrace. It's an unwieldy, somewhat overlong hybrid mix of legal procedural and family drama that, by the simplicity of...
  • TIFF 2014: With 'The Judge,' Robert Downey Jr. makes a new case

    Clad in orange pants and a fitted pink-purple T-shirt, Robert Downey Jr. put his feet up on a couch at a hotel here Thursday afternoon and minced no words in describing what it was like to shoot “The Judge” -- a legal and family melodrama that...
  • Toronto Film Festival: 'Keeping Room' a window into women, Civil War

    Toronto Film Festival: 'Keeping Room' a window into women, Civil War
    The new film “The Keeping Room” opens with a quotation from Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who declares, “War is cruelty ... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” The story confirms the idea by opening with...
  • Toronto: 'Stories of Our Lives' Seeks to Highlight Kenya's LGBT Community

    A brave new film looks to shine light on the lives of millions who have been affected by the rising tide of anti-gay sentiment on the African continent. "Stories of Our Lives," five vignettes about Kenya's LGBT community, will have its world premiere...
  • Toronto: Chris Evans on How 'Captain America' Helped Him Become a Director

    Chris Evans has been at the Toronto International Film Festival three times, but never as a filmmaker. He's admits that he's nervous to unveil his directorial debut in which he also stars, "Before We Go," next week. "As an actor, you play a small piece of...
  • TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby

    TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby
    Studies in social media seemed to be an early theme at the Toronto International Film Festival -- at least for me. Early one morning, I caught director Jason Reitman's bad mood about Facebooking and texting in “Men, Women & Children.” The...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Al Pacino's 'Humbling' goes the art-life route

    Toronto Film Festival: Al Pacino's 'Humbling' goes the art-life route
    There are many ways that fallen-from-grace veteran actors can work their way back into our consciousness, but perhaps none more popular than playing fallen-from-grace-veteran actors. It’s a recipe followed with varying effectiveness by a number of...
  • Bill Murray Reveals the Secret to His Success on Bill Murray Day

    Instead of a crown, Bill Murray wore a hunting cap, but the actor and comedian received a royal welcome at a question and answer session Friday as part of the Toronto Film Festival's "Bill Murray Day" celebration. Fans flocked into the TIFF Bell...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?

    Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?
    Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival ended with a torrential downpour reminiscent of the bishop's epic, final golf game in "Caddyshack": a disaster, perhaps not of biblical proportions but for those waiting in line to see the gala...
  • 'Stories of Our Lives' Sheds Light on Kenya's Gay Community

    A brave new film looks to shine light on the lives of millions who have been affected by the rising tide of anti-gay sentiment on the African continent. "Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five vignettes about Kenya's LGBT community, will have its...
  • Fox, Samsung Look to 'Liberate' Movies on Digital Devices

    When Twentieth Century Fox announced plans to back a technology that enables digital entertainment to easily move from one device to another, there was one thing missing: major support from a hardware manufacturer. Samsung Electronics has now stepped...