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  • 'Men, Women & Children's' Internet-Savvy Cast Share Bountiful Social Media Advice at Premiere

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With a cast of men, women and children as filled to the brim as "Men, Women & Children's," there was no shortage of star presence at the Tuesday premiere of Jason Reitman's new flick, hosted at the Director's Guild of America....
  • 'Men, Women & Children' is artificial look at Internet world

      'Men, Women & Children' is artificial look at Internet world
    "Men, Women & Children," Jason Reitman's new anti-Internet screed, plays like one of those email rants you're better off not sending. Reitman's world is not just wired; it's a war zone. And the wreckage of broken connections that the Internet...
  • Counterculture and Hollywood Converge at Mill Valley Film Fest

    Part of the Mill Valley Film Festival's charms is how it reflects both the local community's roots and its forward-thinking spirit. Situated just beyond Sausalito as you cross the Golden Gate Bridge northbound from San Francisco, Mill Valley is many...
  • Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'

    Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'
    As the online world has moved to the center of everyday life, it has often been a struggle for movies to depict the changes in how people behave and interact. Both from a formal sense of showing communication via various screens and devices but also...
  • Crop of 'New Dangerous' filmmakers take edgy to new levels

    Crop of 'New Dangerous' filmmakers take edgy to new levels
    It's a word that began popping into my head as I was seeing films at the beginning of the year, and it has returned to my mind repeatedly ever since. Despite dispiriting signs pointing to decline in the industry and drift to other platforms, there has...
  • Social Media Takes Starring Role in Toronto Movies

    Hollywood is notoriously phobic of technology -- many A-list actors and directors routinely admitted how infrequently they check their email- but this year's Toronto Film Festival suggests that Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media are...
  • 'Men, Women & Children' portrays Internet's 'idiot generation'

    By Mary Milliken TORONTO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Adults who should know better engage in plenty of cringeworthy behavior over the Internet in the new film "Men, Women & Children," but director Jason Reitman says don't judge them too harshly. There's the...
  • TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby

    TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby
    Studies in social media seemed to be an early theme at the Toronto International Film Festival -- at least for me. Early one morning, I caught director Jason Reitman's bad mood about Facebooking and texting in “Men, Women & Children.” The...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend

    Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend
    The opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival are some of the most important days on the film calendar, in recent years propelling pictures such as "Slumdog Millionaire," "Gravity" and "The King's Speech" on major commercial and awards...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sitting shiva makes the heart grow fonder (and the libido rage and the repressed grievances runneth over) in "This Is Where I Leave You,". Repping a concerted effort by "Night at the Museum" and "Cheaper By the Dozen" helmer...
  • 'Whiplash' Director Damien Chazelle Inspired by His Own Band Days

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Writer-director Damien Chazelle's own experiences in a hyper-competitive high school jazz band helped to inspire "Whiplash," his darkly comic portrait of an obsessive 19-year-old drummer (Miles Teller) trying to curry favor...