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.
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Atom Egoyan's starry dramatization of the West Memphis Three case transforms a fascinating tale of small-town prejudice and miscarried justice into a surprisingly staid courtroom drama.
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With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
A welcome throwback to an earlier, more generously entertaining era of summer blockbusters, grounded in an immensely appealing star turn by Channing Tatum.
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
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Tom Hanks is a natural. Although he hasn’t trod the boards in years, the affable movie star takes to the stage like a fish to water in “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron’s affectionate nostalgia piece about…