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  • Stars light up Broadway this season

    Stars light up Broadway this season
    As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
  • Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?

    Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?
    Everyone seems to be upset about the Emmys last night. And it's not just because of the bizarre inclusion of the singing Emmytones. It's what's being perceived as a big diss for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." After winning a slew of technical awards at the...
  • Driver dies as truck plunges off Bay Bridge

    Driver dies as truck plunges off Bay Bridge
    The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed early yesterday in a three-vehicle crash that sent the 18-wheeler plunging into the Chesapeake Bay — the first time that a vehicle has plummeted from the bridge in its 56-year history, according to...
  • Omar Sy's 'Samba' Bought for U.S. by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.

    Broad Green Pictures has bought U.S. distribution rights to Omar Sy's drama "Samba," following last week's world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The film re-teams Sy with "The Intouchables" directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. That 2012...
  • Andrew Garfield's '99 Homes' Acquired by Broad Green Pictures for U.S.

    Broad Green Pictures has bought all U.S. rights to Ramin Bahrani's drama "99 Homes," following screenings at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. The recently launched distributor said it will release "99 Homes," which stars Andrew Garfield,...
  • Toronto's 7 Biggest Career Reinventions

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Toronto has always been a place for reinvention -- in 2008, Anne Hathaway came to the festival marred by her ex-boyfriend's federal arrest, and left as an Oscar darling for "Rachel Getting Married." And in 2013, Sandra...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Actor Luke Grimes Joins Julianne Moore in 'Freeheld' (EXCLUSIVE)

    After landing the key role of Christian Grey's brother in "Fifty Shades of Grey," Luke Grimes has continued his streak of key roles in high-profile pics. Grimes has joined the cast of the indie drama "Freeheld" starring Steve Carell, Julianne Moore,...
  • Toronto's Award Hopefuls: Too Much or Not Enough?

    The idea of sampling new films at Toronto is sort of like going to the Cheesecake Factory for a little nibble. It seems like a good idea, but then you realize: There is no such thing as a small portion. The 11-day fest, which passed the halfway mark on...
  • 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...
  • A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more

     A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more
    About 650 people poured out of a theater into a stand of birch trees under a star-filled sky, then started talking, texting and tweeting about "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." The genre-defying film, which stars Michael Keaton as a...
  • On Movies: Looking north, to Toronto Film Festival

    Is Reese Witherspoon this year's Matthew McConaughey? That is, a familiar face from formula-froth rom-coms and packaged studio product who opts to return to the kind of smaller-budget, character-driven fare that launched said career, and who uses the...
  • REVIEW-Bogdanovich's "She's Funny That Way" milks laughs in Venice

    * Bogdanovich New York film has starry cast, special cameos * "99 Homes" looks at grim aftermath of mortgage bubble (Adds quotes from Bogdanovich, "99 Homes" director Bahrani) By Michael Roddy VENICE, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A madcap New York drawing-...