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  • Locarno Film Review: 'Gabrielle'

    Two developmentally disabled members of a Montreal choir want to exert independence and consummate their love in Louise Archambault's predictably sweet "Gabrielle." Fitting into the solid market for well-made, uplifting stories about individuals with...
  • Picture Tree Picks Up 'Mary Queen of Scots,' 'Metalhead'

    LONDON -- Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added "Mary Queen of Scots" and "Metalhead" to its line-up at the Toronto Film Festival. "Mary Queen of Scots," a psychological...
  • Mark Wahlberg's restaurant Wahlburgers to expand into Canada

    Mark Wahlberg's restaurant Wahlburgers to expand into Canada
    The Wahlberg family is busy. Wahlburgers, the burger restaurant launched by "Ted" and "2 Guns" star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie, is expanding, starting with a location in Canada.  The new restaurant, at Toronto's SoHo Metropolitan...
  • Runaways Welcome: Countries Offer Incentives to Lure Productions Fleeing Hollywood

    One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...
  • 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,...
  • 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...