Despite the familiarity of its tale about recriminations, revelations and reconciliations, Laila Marrakchi's family drama is consistently engaging and frequently amusing.
Rock the Casbah
A family fortune goes missing, tucked away inside a discarded old mattress in "Life's a Breeze," another modest, character-driven fable from Irish director Lance Daly, whose crowd-pleasing "Kisses"…
In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West's horror-thriller "The Sacrament." The film, which had its world premiere in Venice, …
There's not much novelty to this routine mutant-monster-menace outing from "Rammbock" director Martin Kren.
German director Caroline Link, who won the foreign-language film Oscar with "Nowhere in Africa," is in Toronto with her latest film, "Exit Marrakech." She feels at home at the festival, Link tells…
James Corden continued his slow but steady path to world domination Monday night at the festival premiere of “One Chance.” After conquering Britain with his sitcom “Gavin & Stacey,” plus London and…
When the Academy expanded the best-pic race to include up to 10 contenders, some purists balked. But 2013 is proving the wisdom of that move. In fact, there's so many promising titles that even more…
Virgil Films has acquired U.S. rights to horror film “Foreclosure,” starring Michael Imperioli, and plans a first-quarter release theatrically and on VOD. The deal was announced at the Toronto Film…
The Weinstein Company is singing a song, and is in final negotiations to close a deal for U.S. rights to John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?"
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…