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  • 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...
  • Quality may be casualty of film fest war

    Quality may be casualty of film fest war
    It's ungracious, I suppose, to ask. But has the blob known as the Toronto International Film Festival, North America's largest and most popular cinema gathering with attendance inching toward the 500,000 mark, lost its way in 2014 among a forest of...
  • Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF

    Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF
    For reasons only partly related to his virtually unrecognizable presence on screen, Steve Carell appears headed for an Academy Award nomination (actor? supporting actor? tough call) for an eerily subtle portrayal of the unstable and ultimately murderous...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • At TIFF: A fine 'Foxcatcher'

    TORONTO Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," supposedly an awards-season contender last year but held until this year, is worth the wait. The strange, sad tale of lonely billionaire John duPont (a remarkable Steve Carell) and Olympic wrestling brothers Mark...
  • On Movies: Looking north, to Toronto Film Festival

    Is Reese Witherspoon this year's Matthew McConaughey? That is, a familiar face from formula-froth rom-coms and packaged studio product who opts to return to the kind of smaller-budget, character-driven fare that launched said career, and who uses the...
  • Reese Witherspoon takes walk on 'Wild' side at Toronto festival

    TORONTO (Reuters) - From the moment Reese Witherspoon tears off a bloodied big toe nail in the opening scene of her new film "Wild," it is clear the Oscar-winning actress is headed in a new direction. It may be the best move she has made in awhile,...
  • Fun-loving, elusive Bill Murray the grumpy center of 'St. Vincent'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Everyone involved in the making of "St. Vincent" wants to talk about Bill Murray, who plays the grumpy and flawed namesake of director Ted Melfi's first film, but the quirky comedian has lived up to a reputation of being incredibly...
  • TIFF 2014: 'Song of the Sea' will make waves in Oscar animation race

    TIFF 2014: 'Song of the Sea' will make waves in Oscar animation race
    Slam-dunk best picture Oscar contenders have been in short supply at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, but one premiere here does look like a strong contender on the animation side. "Song of the Sea," Tomm Moore's lovely follow-up to...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club....