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  • Toronto 2014: Academy voters wouldn't bother with Cronenberg's 'Maps'

    Toronto 2014: Academy voters wouldn't bother with Cronenberg's 'Maps'
    David Cronenberg's curdled Hollywood satire "Maps to the Stars" screened for press and industry types Thursday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a few days after Focus World acquired the movie for an early 2015 release. The decision to punt to...
  • Toronto: Little Film Company Nabs World Sales Rights To 'The Barber'

    The Little Film Company has picked up world sales rights to "The Barber" (formerly known as "Trigger"), and is presenting the pic to buyers for the first time at the Toronto International Film Festival, Little Film co-president Robbie Little announced...
  • Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk

    Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk
    Flying from, and in, all directions an estimated 400,000 people flock to the Toronto International Film Festival to be wowed by the next big thing. So what chance does an eccentric little number such as "Bird People" have against a wall of awards-season...
  • 'The Judge' premieres in Toronto. Verdict?

    It’s Bill Murray Day here in Toronto, which means Toronto doesn’t know what it’s talking about. Doesn’t this film festival know that in America every day is Bill Murray day? Along with commemorative screenings of “...
  • With 'Time Out of Mind,' Oren Moverman seeks a new kind of boldness

    With 'Time Out of Mind,' Oren Moverman seeks a new kind of boldness
    On the first day of shooting his new movie, director Oren Moverman had an unusual task for his star, Richard Gere: He wanted the famous actor to stand in New York City's bustling Astor Place with an empty coffee cup begging for change. Moverman needed...
  • Toronto: 'Mommy' Producer Wins Canadian Media Production Association's Annual Prize

    Nancy Grant of Montreal-based Metafilms has won the Canadian Media Production Association's annual CAN$10,000 Feature Film Producer Award, it was announced Thursday at the Toronto International Film Festival. Grant's most recent credits include Cannes...
  • 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...