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  • Toronto film festival unveils partial slate for 39th edition

    TORONTO, July 22 (Reuters) - Jean-Marc Vallee's "Wild" and David Dobkin's "The Judge" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders....
  • Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders....
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Lena Waithe's Pop-Culture Voice Comes Through in 'Twenties'

    Growing up in Chicago during the early '90s, Lena Waithe watched "A Different World," which depicted the highs and lows of students attending a black college, and told herself that one day, she too would find a way to share relatable humor on a large...
  • John Fasano Dead: Writer, Director, Producer Dies at 52

    Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52. In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer. His...
  • Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'

    Stars talk Chicago-made 'Happy Christmas'
    Before seeing director Joe Swanberg’s appealing new Chicago-made film, “Happy Christmas,” at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, I talked to some of the stars on the red carpet. Here’s what they had to say (along with a few quotes...
  • Director, co-star see 'Most Wanted Man' as the best Hoffman tribute of all

    There's something about a good spy novel that says "fall," and the best films in that genre reflect this. The skies are overcast, a sort of pale gun-metal grey. Everything is rain and shadows, all the better for skulking about underthe ever-present pall...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Outnumbers Newcomers for $35 Million

    UPDATE: 20th Century Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is still king of the jungle, according to early box office estimates. With a projected $35 million weekend, Fox's holdover leads newcomers "The Purge: Anarchy," "Sex Tape" and "Planes: Fire &...
  • Director Jenna Bass Brings Magic to the Bigscreen

    Before first-time helmer Jenna Bass turned her thoughts to movie magic, she was focused on a different type of sleight of hand. A graduate of Cape Town's College of Magic, the 27-year-old says, "It was probably the best education I could have gotten."...
  • 'Boyhood' catches more steam in its second weekend

    Richard┬áLinklater's acclaimed drama “Boyhood” continues to impress audiences. In its second weekend in limited release, the coming-of-age odyssey — shot in pieces over a dozen years — grossed about $1.2 million after it was...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • Braff blows it with 'Wish I Was Here'

    Braff blows it with 'Wish I Was Here'
    * (out of four) After waiting 10 years to make his follow-up to “Garden State,” Zach Braff probably could have kept his sophomore writing-directing effort, “Wish I Was Here,” free of gags about Sinead O’Connor, Ani DiFranco,...