Singapore Festival: Dain Said’s ‘Interchange’ Set as Opening Film

Singapore Festival: Dain Said’s ‘Interchange’ Set as Opening Film »

21 Sep, 2016
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“Interchange,” a noir fantasy thriller by Malaysia’s Dain Iskandar Said, will be the opening film of the Singapore International Film Festival.

The film

‘Werewolf’ Review

‘Werewolf’ Review »

21 Sep, 2016
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Ranging from 1971’s “Dusty and Sweets McGee” to Collin Schiffli’s more recent “Animals,” downbeat dramas about young addicts in love have been sufficiently

San Sebastian Round Table Analyses Digital Revolution and New Talent

San Sebastian Round Table Analyses Digital Revolution and New Talent »

21 Sep, 2016
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SAN SEBASTIAN   The advent of film’s digital revolution is helping producers to reduce costs and tap new talent but causes distributors to

Nely Reguera on ‘Maria (And The Others), Barbara Lennie and Family

Nely Reguera on ‘Maria (And The Others), Barbara Lennie and Family »

21 Sep, 2016
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SAN SEBASTIAN — The only feature by a Spanish woman director at San Sebastian – which, given the seven by men, might say

‘Surfer’s Blood’ World Premieres in Savage Cinema

‘Surfer’s Blood’ World Premieres in Savage Cinema »

19 Sep, 2016
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SAN SEBASTIAN — Patrick Trefz’s “Surfer’s Blood” world premieres at the San Sebastian Festival in Savage Cinema, the fest sidebar devoted to adventure

A Brief History of Toronto’s People’s Choice Award and the Oscars

A Brief History of Toronto’s People’s Choice Award and the Oscars »

19 Sep, 2016
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Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” has just won the Toronto Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, which you probably could have seen coming a

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ Tops Foreign Box Office After Bombing in U.S.

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ Tops Foreign Box Office After Bombing in U.S. »

19 Sep, 2016
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“Bridget Jones’s Baby” did a whole lot of nothing when it bowed domestically this weekend, but audiences overseas are embracing the romantic comedy

Focus Features is Back: ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ ‘Loving,’ ‘Monster Calls’

Focus Features is Back: ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ ‘Loving,’ ‘Monster Calls’ »

19 Sep, 2016
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Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals,” a suspenseful tale about a Texas kidnapping gone wrong starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams, had audiences squirming and

Argentina Adds Cinema to Primary School Curriculum

Argentina Adds Cinema to Primary School Curriculum »

19 Sep, 2016
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SAN SEBASTIAN — In a move which so many countries would like to copy, but very few manage to put through, Argentina has

Woody Harrelson Got Advice From Bryan Cranston on Playing LBJ

Woody Harrelson Got Advice From Bryan Cranston on Playing LBJ »

19 Sep, 2016
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Woody Harrelson is earning some of the best reviews of his career, playing Lyndon Johnson, as a conniving, but deeply insecure wheeler-dealer in

The Bombing of ‘Blair Witch’: Is the Found-Footage Horror Film Over?

The Bombing of ‘Blair Witch’: Is the Found-Footage Horror Film Over? »

19 Sep, 2016
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Now that “Blair Witch,” the abysmal shaky-cam horror sequel that no one was waiting for, has come and bombed, you might be tempted

Charmian Carr Dead: Actress Played Liesl in ‘The Sound of Music’

Charmian Carr Dead: Actress Played Liesl in ‘The Sound of Music’ »

19 Sep, 2016
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Charmian Carr, who is known for her role as the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in “The Sound of Music,” died Saturday in

Korea Box Office: ‘Shadows’ Holds Holiday Weekend

Korea Box Office: ‘Shadows’ Holds Holiday Weekend »

19 Sep, 2016
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Korea’s Oscar contender, “The Age of Shadows” stayed on top of the Korean box office over the five-day Chuseok holiday, one of the

‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Review: Alberto Rodriguez’s Slick Spanish Thriller

‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Review: Alberto Rodriguez’s Slick Spanish Thriller »

19 Sep, 2016
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It may only represent the film’s Spanish distribution route, but there’s something entirely apt-feeling about the familiar Warner Bros. badge at the front of Alberto Rodriguez’s

China Box Office: ‘Odyssey’ Sequel Dreams up Holiday Weekend Win

China Box Office: ‘Odyssey’ Sequel Dreams up Holiday Weekend Win »

19 Sep, 2016
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“A Chinese Odyssey: Part 3” topped the box office in China over the Mid Autumn Festival holiday weekend.

According to data from Ent

Toronto: Anne Hathaway Monster Movie Sells to Mystery Chinese Buyer

Toronto: Anne Hathaway Monster Movie Sells to Mystery Chinese Buyer »

14 Sep, 2016
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A bizarre Toronto Film Festival market keeps getting weirder.

A mysterious Chinese buyer has picked up North American distribution rights to “Colossal,” an

Netflix Buys ‘What Happened to Monday?’ Starring Noomi Rapace

Netflix Buys ‘What Happened to Monday?’ Starring Noomi Rapace »

14 Sep, 2016
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Netflix is in final negotiations to acquire “What Happened to Monday?” a sci-fi thriller starring Noomi Rapace and Glenn Close, Variety has learned.

Stan Lee Film in the Works at Fox with ‘Maze Runner’ Producers

Stan Lee Film in the Works at Fox with ‘Maze Runner’ Producers »

14 Sep, 2016
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Fox has launched development of a Stan Lee movie and set up the project with Temple Hill’s Mary Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, producers

Toronto Film Festival Sees Few Big Movie Deals

Toronto Film Festival Sees Few Big Movie Deals »

14 Sep, 2016
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As Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” approached its terrifying climax, the sound and picture abruptly screeched to a halt. Members of the audience at

Anti-Pipeline Demonstrators Picket at ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Premiere

Anti-Pipeline Demonstrators Picket at ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Premiere »

14 Sep, 2016
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About 100 anti-pipeline demonstrators picketed outside the world premiere of “Deepwater Horizon” at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday.

The demonstration is

Ted Field Partners with Rodney Henry on Protege Media Deal

Ted Field Partners with Rodney Henry on Protege Media Deal »

14 Sep, 2016
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Radar Pictures CEO Ted Field has signed a production and programming deal with industry veteran Rodney Henry aimed at boosting minority and female

Box Office: ‘Blair Witch’ Looks to Edge ‘Sully’ ‘Bridget Jones Baby’

Box Office: ‘Blair Witch’ Looks to Edge ‘Sully’ ‘Bridget Jones Baby’ »

14 Sep, 2016
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The opening of horror sequel “Blair Witch” has the best prospects of topping the second weekend of Tom Hanks’ “Sully” with as much

‘Jackie,’ ‘Blind Christ’ Make Big Splashes for Chilean Film Business

‘Jackie,’ ‘Blind Christ’ Make Big Splashes for Chilean Film Business »

14 Sep, 2016
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Chile’s unprecedented dual presence in the Venice Film Festival’s official competition, and presence at Toronto, can only attest to the wealth and

‘Deepwater Horizon’ Review: Mark Wahlberg Survives Oil Rig Disaster

‘Deepwater Horizon’ Review: Mark Wahlberg Survives Oil Rig Disaster »

14 Sep, 2016
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At the end of “Diamonds Are Forever,” audiences cheer when James Bond succeeds in blowing up the giant oil platform the evil Blofeld

‘Brith of the Dragon’ Review: A Bruce Lee Biopic Set in 1964

‘Brith of the Dragon’ Review: A Bruce Lee Biopic Set in 1964 »

14 Sep, 2016
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Was Bruce Lee actually a good fighter? The question sounds insane, because no one in the history of martial-arts cinema has ever been half

Emily VanCamp talks about her new movies, “Boundaries”

Emily VanCamp talks about her new movies, “Boundaries” »

13 Sep, 2016
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Canadian actress Emily VanCamp is known for action-oriented characters like Emily Thorne (ABC drama “Revenge”) and Sharon Carter / Agent 13 (Marvel’s

Lionsgate, Univision Unveil SVOD Movie Service for Hispanic Audience

Lionsgate, Univision Unveil SVOD Movie Service for Hispanic Audience »

13 Sep, 2016
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Lionsgate and Univision Communications are launching a premium subscription video on demand (SVOD) service early next year for the Hispanic movie-going audience in

Director Nicholas Verso Talks U.S. influences on ‘Boys in the Trees’

Director Nicholas Verso Talks U.S. influences on ‘Boys in the Trees’ »

13 Sep, 2016
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Australian writer/director Nicholas Verso’s gender-bending “Boys in the Trees” world-premiered late last week in the Venice Film Festival’s Horizons section, which is dedicated

Toronto: Helmer Exarchou Explores Modern Greek Society in ‘Park’

Toronto: Helmer Exarchou Explores Modern Greek Society in ‘Park’ »

13 Sep, 2016
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Greek helmer Sofia Exarchou makes her highly anticipated debut in Toronto with “Park,” a raw snapshot of Athenian youth which has its world

Broadway Sales Down After Labor Day 2016; ‘Fun Home’ Up in Last WEek

Broadway Sales Down After Labor Day 2016; ‘Fun Home’ Up in Last WEek »

13 Sep, 2016
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The annual slump that hits the Broadway box office immediately after Labor Day amounted to a decline of $3.2 million this year, or nearly