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  • Toronto Film Festival: Michael Douglas continues to reach

    Toronto Film Festival: Michael Douglas continues to reach
    Long before Gordon Gekko, Liberace and “Fatal Attraction’s” Dan Gallagher, Michael DouglasĀ  gained fame, and an Oscar, for producing “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” The film took best picture and a bevy of other...
  • 'Accused' Tapped Dutch Candidate for Oscar's Foreign-Language Noms

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Paula van der Oest's thriller drama "Accused" ("Lucia de B.") will represent the Netherlands in the race for foreign-language film race at the Academy Awards. "Accused," which is based on a true story of Lucia de Berk and...
  • 'Accused' Tapped Dutch Candidate For Oscar's Foreign-Language Noms

    Paula van der Oest's thriller drama "Accused" ("Lucia de B.") will represent the Netherlands in the race for foreign-language nominations at the Academy Awards. "Accused," which is based on a true story of Lucia de Berk and penned by Moniek Kramer and...
  • Toronto: Judy Cairo Heads Back to Fest With 'Boychoir'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During the height of the recession, producer Judy Cairo managed to break into the feature film business with a smallish indie called "Crazy Heart" through her Informant Media banner. Since "Crazy Heart" became a major hit with...
  • Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway

     Patricia Clarkson wraps up three films, turns to Broadway
    Patricia Clarkson is holding court in a suite at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite haunt when the New Yorker is staying in Los Angeles. "It's comforting," said the petite 54-year-old actress on a recent warm afternoon. "There is an extraordinary history...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • Voltage President Nicolas Chartier Finds His Element at Toronto Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Voltage Pictures president Nicolas Chartier is in his element at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. He formed Voltage as a sales company a decade ago with Dean Devlin and came to Toronto in 2008 with Voltage's first produced...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Jackie & Ryan'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There was a time when a major studio might have made "Jackie & Ryan," a wholesome, female-skewing heartland romance, with a Sandra Bullock in the lead and reaped the profits; today, it's a wing-and-a-prayer festival film that...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens...
  • Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?

    Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?
    Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem." They said they wanted authenticity and revised...