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  • Only one of the 'Very Good Girls' is good

    Only one of the 'Very Good Girls' is good
    *1/2 (out of four)   The coming-of-age drama “Very Good Girls” actually starts out quite promisingly: Recent high school grads Lilly (Dakota Fanning) and Gerry (Elizabeth Olsen) pause at the beach, determining if one or both will follow...
  • Is Toronto Film Festival Losing Its Awards Mojo?

    Toronto's lineup, announced Tuesday, has awards pundits drooling in anticipation, but here's some free advice: Wipe away the drool and manage your expectations. A few years ago, the Canadian fest was the focus of many awards campaigns. But the...
  • '300′ Dethrones 'Lego Movie' for No. 1 Spot on Home Video Sales Chart

    A pair of titles from Warner Bros. dominated the home video sales charts the week ending June 29, as "300: Rise of an Empire" and "The Lego Movie" accounted for 58% of all disc sales among the top 20. The historical actioner "300: Rise of an Empire," a...
  • MTC, Ars Nova Partnership Premieres First New Stage Production

    The partnership between big-league Gotham nonprofit Manhattan Theater Club and scrappy new-work developer Ars Nova will yield its first full production with "By the Water," a new play by Sharyn Rothstein (pictured above) that bows this fall at City...
  • Variety Critics' Choice Director Daniel Wolfe on 'Catch Me Daddy' and Future Plans

    Of the ten up-and-coming European directors showcased in Variety's Critics' Choice selection at this year's Karlovy Vary Film Festival, only one can claim to have already directed Jake Gyllenhaal in a slasher film of sorts. That'd be Britain's Daniel...
  • 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...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Nightcrawler'

    As a gonzo freelance news cameraman prowling for the goriest, grizzliest scoops he can find, Jake Gyllenhaal gives such a buggy, twitchy performance that -- with his sunken cheeks, bulging eyes and greasy hair -- he resembles some Cronenbergian mutant...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal on Losing 30 Pounds and Himself in 'Nightcrawler'

    Jake Gyllenhaal has a razor-thin scar on the palm of his hand. It's a permanent souvenir from the set of "Nightcrawler," the Toronto Film Festival thriller, in which the actor plays a twisted crime paparazzo. On the Los Angeles shoot last fall, director...
  • Top 9 Things to Know About the Toronto Film Festival

    Here's nine things you probably don't know about the Toronto Film Festival, which starts Sept. 5: 1. GLAM SLAM Gone are the days when the party grid was lean until the weekend. The glam hits the fan festival eve (Sept. 3) with TIFF Gala -- a $1,500-per-...
  • New Technology Is Changing the Toronto Festival Experience

    New apps and technologies are changing the Toronto Intl. Film Festival -- and the way people experience it -- in both significant and subtle ways. Now that anyone with a high-end digital camera and a laptop can make a feature, then submit it...
  • Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D'Amour's 'Airline Highway' for Broadway

    Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with "Airline Highway," the new play by Lisa D'Amour ("Detroit") that will premiere later this fall at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater. Joe Mantello ("...