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  • Telluride Film Festival Unveils Eclectic Lineup Including 'Imitation Game,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 41st Telluride Film Festival is offering an impressive glimpse at an array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend. The four-day fest, which starts Friday with a...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch....
  • Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors

    Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors
    It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian artist and director Guy Maddin and Los Angeles-based film writer Kim Morgan, who are married, have been named guest directors of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival....
  • Telluride Film Festival Taps Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan as Guest Directors

    The Telluride Film Festival has tapped spouses Guy Maddin and Kim Morgan to serve as guest directors for the 41st edition of the festival on Aug. 29-Sept. 1. The duo will present six films, focusing on new ideas and overlooked titles. As with the rest of...
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  • Sparks' 'The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman' moves ahead with Guy Maddin

    Sparks' 'The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman' moves ahead with Guy Maddin
    A film translation of “The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman,” a 2009 radio drama by L.A. pop duo Sparks turned 2010 concept album turned 2011 sparsely staged theatrical production, is moving forward with Canadian director Guy Maddin at the helm....
  • 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...
  • Monster Mash: Jeffrey Deitch on MOCA's mural controversy, an improved Leaning Tower of Pisa

     
    Controversial: Jeffrey Deitch responds to criticism over a public mural that was commissioned by Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art and that was painted over before completion. (Los Angeles Times) Standing taller: The Leaning Tower of Pisa has...
  • Beyond 'Black Swan': Underrated dance movies that deserve a second chance

     
    Dance movies are officially cool again thanks to "Black Swan," the nightmarish thriller starring Natalie Portman that is set in the world of New York's classical ballet. The Darren Aronofsky film has been racking up award nominations while proving to........
  • The brothers Mael concoct ‘The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman’

     
    Sparks’ Ron and Russell Mael bring a staged version of their radio drama ‘The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman’ to the Los Angeles Film Festival. High on any list of not-in-this-lifetime cinematic scenarios would be a movie musical starring...
  • Film review: 'Keyhole' spins 1930s gangster plot with Homer's 'Odyssey'

    Film review: 'Keyhole' spins 1930s gangster plot with Homer's 'Odyssey'
    For a variety of cultural, financial and governmental reasons, Canadian filmmakers produce films that tend to be conventional — even bland. There are two great exceptions to this. The obvious one is David Cronenberg: Even those who hate “The...