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.
Palo Alto Stories
Gia Coppola, the 26-year-old granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola, doesn't lack for ambition with her feature directorial debut "Palo Alto" premiering today in Toronto.
Comedy Central’s roast of actor James Franco drew a solid 3.1 million viewers for its premiere airing Monday night, according to Nielsen, and 5.2 million combined for its two showings. The roast…
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Apparently James Franco wants to rechristen Labor Day weekend James Franco weekend. Not satisfied to have his Comedy Central roast air September 2, the multi-hypenated star is also premiering his…
Gia Coppola proves to have quite the eye, if not quite the natural storytelling instinct of her cinematic kin, serving up a remarkably assured feature debut.
"Siddharth," an India-Canada drama about a lost boy, has been picked up by sales agent Fortissimo Films. The picture is the second feature by Canadian director Richie Mehta and will have its world…
James Franco is all mystery and little information on his Twitter account, as he teases of a new TV series via bizarre Instagram art and cryptic tweets. "They don’t want me to say the channel yet…
Comedy Central’s infamous Roast has seen its fair share of interesting celeb victims over the years, from Pamela Anderson, to Flavor Flav, to Larry the Cable Guy. And while the Roast of Donald Trump…
James Franco is looking for $500,000 worth of backers via crowdfunding site Indiegogo to fund “Palo Alto Stories,” three feature films based on pieces from his short story collection about his…
ROME — Russell Crowe will make the trek to the 59th Taormina Film Festival, which will open with Zack Snyder's Superman reboot "Man of Steel" unspooling June 15 in the Sicilian town's 8,000-seat…
As much hype has attended the addition of original programming to Netflix this year, the company has always been careful to manage expectations as to how shows like “House of Cards” and “Hemlock…