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  • Marc Maron's Morning Scramble Was a True 'WTF' Moment

    People go on "WTF" knowing the show and know what kind of conversation they're going to have with Marc Maron. "They get it," he says, "and they don't prepare too much." He doesn't do a lot of prep either. That bit him in the ass recently. "I have a...
  • Toronto International Film Festival Unveils Expanded Lineup

    "Roxanne" helmer Fred Schepisi's romantic drama "Words and Pictures" will world preem as a Gala at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, it was announced Tuesday morning, along with a sizeable chunk of the feature slate, more than 90 pics,...
  • Toronto Film Festival's British Invasion

    The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival. There are no fewer than 23 U.K. pics in the fest lineup -- a hefty number for the territory. While Toronto has always been considered a great launchpad for...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'How I Live Now'

    The outbreak of World War III is viewed through the narrow but steadily captivating lens of an American teenager dwelling abroad in "How I Live Now," a story of young love that quickens into a harrowing survival thriller. Held together by a forceful...
  • Sony Pictures Classics Topper to Deliver London Keynote

    LONDON -- Michael Barker, co-prexy of Sony Pictures Classics, will deliver the keynote address at the Film London Production Finance Market, which runs Oct. 16-17 in London. Barker will provide the 200-plus delegates and industry guests with an insight...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • 'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins

    'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins
    ** (out of four) It’s tough to forget Saoirse Ronan’s three 2013 stinkers for long during “How I Live Now,” which in its first 15 minutes features her character blabbering in voiceover (“The Host”), insisting on...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Nov. 4-8, 2013)

    Thor: The Dark World Distributor: Disney Early on in "Thor: The Dark World," the latest slab of briskly amusing, elaborately inconsequential 3D entertainment from the Disney/Marvel comicbook factory, an evil Dark Elf announces his sinister plan to...
  • Film Review: Muddling through 'How I Live Now'

    Film Review: Muddling through 'How I Live Now'
    The cold war is over, and yet there are way more apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic movies being made now than during the fearful '50s. In the last decade, we've had “The Road,” “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” “...
  • Kevin Macdonald Readies 'Christmas in a Day'

    LONDON -- Kevin Macdonald's "Christmas in a Day," a docu pic that looks at how Brits celebrate Christmas, will premiere on YouTube on Nov. 29. The film is comprised of footage lensed by ordinary U.K. folk, in the same vein as Macdonald's previous film...
  • Maker's Polaris Launches Four-Part Film Series Inspired by Super Mario Bros.

    Maker Studios' Polaris videogame channel is launching four live-action shorts based on Super Mario Bros.' Mushroom Kingdom from screenwriter and director Evan Daugherty, scribe of Lionsgate's forthcoming "Divergent" and last year's "Snow White and the...
  • YouTube, with Nielsen Rating, Could Get Millions from TV Ad Buyers -- But It Needs Premium Content

    YouTube global head of content Robert Kyncl has bragged that the video site reaches more U.S. viewers 18-34 than any single TV network. But it hasn't provided marketers a gauge of how YouTube ads perform in relation to Nielsen's TV ratings, the de facto...