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  • Toronto Film Festival: The whirlwind weekend of Adam Driver

    Toronto Film Festival: The whirlwind weekend of Adam Driver
    Adam Driver was just landing in Toronto on Saturday when he was told that he had won the best actor prize at the Venice Film Festival for his role in Saviero Costanzo’s film “Hungry Hearts” and that his co-star Alba Rohrwacher had been...
  • Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF

    Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF
    For reasons only partly related to his virtually unrecognizable presence on screen, Steve Carell appears headed for an Academy Award nomination (actor? supporting actor? tough call) for an eerily subtle portrayal of the unstable and ultimately murderous...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' Hits Gotham Hot Off Toronto Premiere

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Looking for the definitive shiva movie? Look no further than "This Is Where I Leave You," the starry dramedy that, hot off its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, made its New York City bow Sept. 8 as part of 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...
  • Jonathan Tropper offers 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    Jonathan Tropper offers 'This Is Where I Leave You'
    On a recent afternoon, author Jonathan Tropper sat down in a Brentwood restaurant and surveyed the beverage options. "How honest do you want me to be?" he asked. "Sometimes I become dangerously honest with a cocktail." After a moment of careful...
  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while...
  • Emma Watts Re-Ups at 20th Century Fox for 3 More Years

    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Emma Watts, who serves as president of production at 20th Century Fox, has signed a new three-year contract with the studio, it was announced Thursday by Jim Gianopulos, chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox...
  • TIFF 2014: Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films

    TIFF 2014:  Tom McCarthy, Arnold Schwarzenegger to debut new films
    New movies from Tom McCarthy, Johnnie To and “Love & Basketball” director Gina Prince-Bythewood round out the selection of films world-premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said Tuesday. McCarthy&...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for 'This is Where I Leave You' Starring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman

    Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for star-studded comedy "This is Where I Leave You," which boasts an ensemble cast featuring Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, "Girls" star Adam Driver and "House of Cards" alum Corey Stoll. The...