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  • Toronto: Tobey Maguire's Chess Movie 'Pawn Sacrifice' Sells for U.S.

    "Pawn Sacrifice," the chess drama starring Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreiber as Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, has found a U.S. home. Andrew Karpen's newly minted distribution company Bleecker Street has acquired the domestic rights to the movie,...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Little Death'

    Four couples and their various kinky proclivities prove less intriguing than you might expect in "The Little Death," a more sitcomish than subversive writing-directing debut from Australian actor Josh Lawson. Tracing a series of loosely connected...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Forger'

    John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...
  • Sundance Lab Project 'Swiss Army Men' Moving into Production

    Miranda Bailey's Cold Iron Pictures has come on board to finance and produce the Sundance Lab project "Swiss Army Men," written and directed by the filmmaking team the Daniels. The duo -- Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert -- recently won the best...
  • Toronto: Sony Classics Buys German Postwar Drama 'Labyrinth of Lies' for North America

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to post-World War II drama "Labyrinth of Lies," a day before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The German production, Giulio Ricciarelli's directorial debut, was sold by Beta...
  • TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival

    TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival
    As the final screenings are taken in, coffee cups are discarded and press and industry badges are regretfully removed, the chatter can begin—OK, continue—over what rose, sunk and treaded water at the Toronto International Film Festival this...
  • Toronto: Smaller Deals Show Tough Market for Indie Film Business

    For a few hours over the weekend, the Toronto Film Festival looked like its old self -- a wild game of "Let's Make a Deal." After Chris Rock's "Top Five" premiered on Saturday night to ecstatic reviews, at least three studios entered a horse race to scoop...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Pawn Sacrifice'

    The moves are none too surprising but the psychological back-and-forth still compels attention in "Pawn Sacrifice," director Edward Zwick's conventionally well-crafted dramatization of the life of Bobby Fischer. Revisiting that astonishing moment when a...
  • 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...
  • Toronto: Tobey Maguire and Edward Zwick on Studios' Lack of Adult Dramas

    For Tobey Maguire, it was a 10-year-journey to get his drama about chess player Bobby Fischer on the big screen. After many false starts, he finally secured enough financing for the $16 million picture, "Pawn Sacrifice," which premieres at Toronto on...
  • Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves

    Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves
    The Toronto International Film Festival is Hollywood's annual showcase for its most prestigious movies, the ones that might go on to reap Oscars. For many of the big-name actors attending, though, there's a somewhat different agenda: reinvention....