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Michael Shannon

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  • 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' Director Returns to Horror Genre

    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 with the MPAA accounting...
  • Toronto's Award Hopefuls: Too Much or Not Enough?

    The idea of sampling new films at Toronto is sort of like going to the Cheesecake Factory for a little nibble. It seems like a good idea, but then you realize: There is no such thing as a small portion. The 11-day fest, which passed the halfway mark on...
  • 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...
  • Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

    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, Octavia Spencer, Patricia Clarkson,...
  • Venice Film Review: '99 Homes'

    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 economic downturn. The...
  • Omar Sy's 'Samba' Bought for U.S. by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.

    Broad Green Pictures has bought U.S. distribution rights to Omar Sy's drama "Samba," following last week's world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The film re-teams Sy with "The Intouchables" directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. That 2012...
  • Andrew Garfield's '99 Homes' Acquired by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.

    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," which stars Andrew Garfield,...
  • Toronto's 7 Biggest Career Reinventions

    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 Bullock launched as an astronaut...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Actor Luke Grimes Joins Julianne Moore in 'Freeheld' (EXCLUSIVE)

    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 Steve Carell, Julianne Moore,...
  • Complete list of Independent Spirit Awards winners and nominees

    The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...