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  • Andrew Garfield's '99 Homes' Acquired by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Broad Green Pictures has bought all U.S. rights to Ramin Bahrani's drama "99 Homes," following screenings at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. The recently launched distributor said it will release "99 Homes,"...
  • Toronto's 7 Biggest Career Reinventions

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Toronto has always been a place for reinvention -- in 2008, Anne Hathaway came to the festival marred by her ex-boyfriend's federal arrest, and left as an Oscar darling for "Rachel Getting Married." And in 2013, Sandra...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Actor Luke Grimes Joins Julianne Moore in 'Freeheld' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After landing the key role of Christian Grey's brother in "Fifty Shades of Grey," Luke Grimes has continued his streak of key roles in high-profile pics. Grimes has joined the cast of the indie drama "Freeheld" starring...
  • Film Review: 'The Harvest'

    Horror movies have given us no shortage of overprotective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest," a powerful coming-of-ager with the potential both to scar and strengthen the psyches of an...
  • REVIEW-Bogdanovich's "She's Funny That Way" milks laughs in Venice

    * Bogdanovich New York film has starry cast, special cameos * "99 Homes" looks at grim aftermath of mortgage bubble (Adds quotes from Bogdanovich, "99 Homes" director Bahrani) By Michael Roddy VENICE, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A madcap New York drawing-...
  • 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' Director Returns to Horror Genre

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Nearly 25 years have passed since John McNaughton's landmark true-crime horror film "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" snuck into U.S. theaters -- and that itself was long after its 1986 festival premiere, a protracted tussle...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more

     A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more
    About 650 people poured out of a theater into a stand of birch trees under a star-filled sky, then started talking, texting and tweeting about "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." The genre-defying film, which stars Michael Keaton as a...
  • 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...
  • Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Variety has announced its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has been bestowing since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar-winners and nominees such as Adrien Brody, Taraji P. Henson,...
  • Venice Film Review: Ramin Bahrani's '99 Homes'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The number of properties referred to in the title of Ramin Bahrani's fifth feature may have a literal narrative significance, but it must also refer to the population percentage routinely branded as the victims of Occupy-era...