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  • 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: Susanne Bier takes 'A Second Chance'

    Toronto Film Festival: Susanne Bier takes 'A Second Chance'
    Even as it has recently become apparent that mid-level adult-themed storytelling is now something of an endangered species in Hollywood, director Susanne Bier and her screenwriting collaborator Anders Thomas Jensen have consistently turned out the sort of...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Toronto film festival unveils star-studded guest list

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will feature a host of Hollywood favorites when it opens next month, with actors including Robert Downey Jr. and Al Pacino expected to attend. Widely considered the kick-off to Oscar...
  • 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,...