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  • 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-...
  • Toronto film festival unveils star-studded guest list

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will feature a host of Hollywood favorites when it opens next month, with actors including Robert Downey Jr. and Al Pacino expected to attend. Widely considered the kick-off to Oscar...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while...
  • TIFF 2014: Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films

    TIFF 2014:  Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films
    New movies from Tom McCarthy, Johnnie To and “Love & Basketball” director Gina Prince-Bythewood round out the selection of films world-premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said Tuesday. McCarthy&...
  • TIFF 2014: Lonnie Franklin, BASE jumpers among doc world premieres

    TIFF 2014: Lonnie Franklin, BASE jumpers among doc world premieres
    New documentaries about the culture-jamming comedy troupe the Yes Men, the BASE jumping pioneer Carl Boenish and the alleged Los Angeles serial killer Lonnie Franklin will make their world premieres in the documentary section of the upcoming Toronto...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Idris Elba Eyes Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' at Warner Bros.

    Idris Elba is in talks to join Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" film, which has Guy Ritchie attached to direct. Sources say that Elba would play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur. Joby Harold penned the script and is producing with Akiva...
  • David Dobkin to Direct Hugh Hefner Biopic for Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

    No stranger to putting on a big party, "Wedding Crashers" helmer David Dobkin looks ready to take aim at one of the great hosts of our time. Dobkin is in talks to direct Warner Bros.' untitled biopic about Hugh Hefner, the bon vivant and mogul who...
  • ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ opens Friday — but who will go see it?

     
    “Jack the Giant Slayer” opens Friday amid predictions that the film will not slay the box office on opening weekend. ......
  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Robert Downey Jr. on Tony Stark’s ‘trippy saga’

     
    Sometimes, even for “Iron Man 3″ star Robert Downey Jr., it's not always easy to describe where Tony Stark ends ......
  • 'R.I.P.D.' looks DOA at the box office

    'R.I.P.D.' looks DOA at the box office
    In “R.I.P.D.,” Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges portray deceased lawmen who keep the peace from beyond the grave -- the odd-couple partners protect the living from malevolent spirits who refuse to go quietly into the afterlife. But shortly...