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  • Can Telluride Continue to Steal Venice and Toronto's Thunder?

    For decades, the Venice and Toronto film festivals have stood by while Telluride stole their thunder on world premieres, but could this year's impressive 40th anniversary Telluride lineup -- featuring sneaks of Oscar contenders "Labor Day," "Gravity,"...
  • Netflix Slots Russell Peters Comedy Special, Documentary Series for Oct. 14

    Netflix will make its first foray into original comedy and documentary programming with Canadian comic Russell Peters next month, as the Internet streamer continues to fashion itself in the image of a premium cable network. Starting Monday, Oct. 14,...
  • Opera impresario Lotfi Mansouri dead at 84

    Lotfi Mansouri, the Iranian-born opera company director who ran the San Francisco Opera and Toronto's Canadian Opera Company where he pioneered the use of supertitles in performances, died Aug. 30 at his home in San Francisco. He was 84. His death was the...
  • Toronto: 'Prisoners' Director Makes 2-Year Deal With Alcon

    On the eve of the Toronto Intl. Film Festilval, Alcon Entertainment and "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve have closed a two-year overall deal. The deal calls covers Villeneuve's writing and directing services over that period and can be extended by...
  • Emily Hampshire: International Star You Should Know

    CLAIM TO FAME Montreal-born Emily Hampshire took an ill-fated ride with Alan Rickman in "Snow Cake" (2006) and co-starred with Robert Pattinson in David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" before teaching Jonas Chernick the ropes -- literally -- in last year's "My...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Toronto: New details of The Cronenberg Project Unveiled

    New details of The Cronenberg Project, the Toronto International Film Festival's multi-platform celebration of Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg, were unveiled by festival CEO and director Piers Handling and artistic director Noah Cowan Thursday on the...
  • YouTube Gets Its Own Film Festival

    YouTube is breaking into the festival circuit, with several of the Internet video site's content creators to be featured at an in-the-flesh-and-blood fest in the Great White North. The Buffer Festival will be held from Nov. 8 to 10, at several Toronto...
  • Toronto: Jake Gyllenhaal, Daniel Radcliffe Turn to Canadian Pics

    The immediate future looks promising for Canadian films on this year's Toronto slate, with the world preems this weekend of acquisition titles like "Incendies" helmer Denis Villeneuve's psychological thriller "Enemy" (WME Global), starring Jake...
  • Toronto: Michael Nyqvist, Olivia Williams to Star in 'Shadows'

    Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist and Brit thesp Olivia Williams are set to topline "The Shadows," an English-language thriller directed by first-timer Ludovic Bernard, who worked as first assistant director on a flurry of EuropaCorp movies, from Luc Besson's...
  • TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'

    TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'
    TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice. Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
  • Cory Monteith movie 'All the Wrong Reasons' to premiere at Toronto

    Cory Monteith movie 'All the Wrong Reasons' to premiere at Toronto
    One of Cory Monteith's unseen final films will receive its moment in the sun at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Organizers announced Wednesday that "All the Wrong Reasons," a Canadian drama Monteith shot last year during breaks...