REARVIEW: A strong showing by Canadian and British filmmakers, an outstanding selection of performances and a relentless flow of Oscar hype were all in evidence at the Toronto Film Festival.
Beneath the Harvest Sky
Set against the hardscrabble backdrop of northern Maine potato country, "Beneath the Harvest Sky" offers a heartbreakingly authentic, vividly realized account of adolescent frustration and yearning.
The Weinstein Co.'s “August: Osage County” had its world premiere Monday night at Roy Thomson Hall, the last of the big awards hopefuls to debut at Toronto. And the verdict: big thumbs up. The…
Director Gia Milani has won the Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award and C$10,000 for her debut feature "All The Wrong Reasons," which tells the entangled stories of four big-box store employees and…
"Lucky Them," the latest from "Eden" helmer Megan Griffiths, charmed auds and potential buyers at its world premiere in Toronto Friday night, thanks to its breezy banter and the appealing, oddball…
Woody Allen's starring vehicle “Fading Gigolo,” directed and written by John Turturro, has found a home with Millenium Entertainment. The deal for U.S. rights was closed at the Toronto Film Festival…
A trio of media-enteratinment veterans -- financier Robert Friedland, producer John Penotti and Beijing-based media executive Ray Chen -- have launched Ivanhoe Pictures as a financing and production…
“Oculus” director Mike Flanagan has re-teamed with Intrepid Pictures to helm horror film “Somnia” with production starting this fall. “Oculus” (pictured above) is centered on a cursed 300-year-old…
Sonic star power will light up the Toronto International Film Festival's Mavericks program, it was announced this morning, with the world preem of Ron Howard's doc "Made In America," capturing last…
The participation of "True Blood" producer Alan Ball raised expectations "Banshee" might be a tad more ambitious than the Cinemax dramas that have preceded it, but alas, no such luck.
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