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  • 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...
  • 'Terminator' Sequels to be Released in 2017, 2018

    Paramount Pictures is amping up its rebooted "Terminator" franchise, dating two sequels to "Terminator: Genisys," which opens July 1. The studio has dated "Terminator 2" for May 19, 2017, and "Terminator 3" on June 29, 2018. "Terminator 2" is the...
  • 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...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Men, Women & Children'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Troubled Teens & Clueless Parents" might have made a more honest title for Jason Reitman's "Men, Women & Children," a carefully diagrammed thesis movie about The Way We Live Now -- specifically, how our attachments to the...
  • Sandler Confirms: Ansel Elgort Is Wicked Hot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The crowd outside the world premiere "Men, Women & Children" at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday was overrun with tween girls who shrieked, hyperventilated and begged Ansel Elgort for autographs. Fresh from the success of...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Adam Sandler on fears of a technological planet

    Jason Reitman’s new movie “Men, Women and Children” is about the technology-fueled divide between an older and younger generation. On Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film's actors enacted their own version of...
  • 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...
  • No front-runners for the best picture Oscar. Yet.

    No front-runners for the best picture Oscar. Yet.
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its best picture Oscar this year on March 2 — almost six months after many pundits, with varying degrees of certainty, had named the harrowing, historical drama "12 Years a Slave" as the de...