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  • Can Telluride Continue to Steal Venice and Toronto's Thunder?

    For decades, the Venice and Toronto film festivals have stood by while Telluride stole their thunder on world premieres, but could this year's impressive 40th anniversary Telluride lineup -- featuring sneaks of Oscar contenders "Labor Day," "Gravity,"...
  • Toronto: New Canadian Distribution Shingle Inks Deal with Black Bear

    Veteran distribution exec Laurie May is launching Canadian distribution company Elevation Pictures at the Toronto film festival, it was announced Saturday. The company's first move is a strategic alliance and output deal with Teddy Schwarzman's Black...
  • Toronto: 'Anne of Green Gables' Stage Musical Set for Feature Adaptation

    Toronto - "Anne of Green Gables" will be coming to the big screen for the first time as a musical, it was announced Sunday by Toronto production company The Film Farm at the Toronto film festival. Based on the classic 19th-century young adult novel by...
  • Toronto: Jason Reitman Does 'Boogie Nights' Live Read

    TORONTO-"Honestly, I like this a lot more than I like making movies," said director Jason Reitman as he took to the stage of the capacity-crowd Ryerson Theatre Friday night for a "Live Read" of Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights." It was the second...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

     
    Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National...
  • Toronto: Cory Monteith's 'All The Wrong Reasons' Wins Discovery Award

    Director Gia Milani has won the Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award and C$10,000 for her debut feature "All The Wrong Reasons," which tells the entangled stories of four big-box store employees and features one of the final screen performances of...
  • 'Gravity' just might exert its pull on Oscar voters

    'Gravity' just might exert its pull on Oscar voters
    After wowing festival audiences in Telluride and Venice, Sunday's gala premiere of Alfonso Cuaron's stunning space survival story, "Gravity," became the hot ticket at the Toronto International Film Festival. That will happen when no less than James...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Wins Toronto Film Festival's Top Audience Award

    Toronto - British director Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" has won the Toronto film festival's top audience prize, it was announced Sunday at the event's awards brunch. Stephen Frears' "Philomena" and Denis Villeneuve's "Prisoners" were first and...
  • Toronto: Oscar Race Blossoms With New Entries

    The 38th Toronto Film Festival wraps Sunday, boasting screenings of plentiful awards contenders, including the addition of at least three pics to the mix: "August: Osage County," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Rush." All earned best-pic Oscar predictions from...
  • Best of Toronto: Variety Critics Look Past the Oscar Hype

    PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
  • Death of Cory Monteith makes film successes 'bittersweet'

    Filmmaker Josh Waller spent the better part of the last decade trying to get his crime thriller "McCanick" made. Over the years, its budget shrunk from $10 million to less than $500,000. Actors fell off the project. The film's location shifted from New...