"Buyer & Cellar" came to Jonathan Tolins in a flash of inspiration when he got his hands on Barbra Streisand's coffee-table extravaganza, "My Passion for Design." Solo piece, lovingly played by "Ugly…
If you want to take the temperature of the documentary, go to Toronto in the spring, when Hot Docs delivers its cinema-crazed citizenry the cream of global nonfiction.
With a mood and setting worthy of a murder story by Jack London, this audience-friendly, atmospheric work explores the ice-blocked fjords of northeastern Greenland.
Less a road movie than a trying-to-get-on-the-road movie, "Alcan Highway" is a rustic, picaresque adventure about a rootless 44-year-old Finn in Alaska, trying to drive to Vancouver in his dream…
There's more than a faint echo of 'Grey Gardens' in this Canadian-gothic portrait of an unusual family business.
TORONTO — On the eve of the 20th edition of Hot Docs, Kinosmith has sparked sales action nabbing Canuck rights to world-preeming opener "The Manor" and to Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Sundance hit…
Once you've made your way past the gate and onto the sprawling grounds of the Reserve in Holmby Hills, you'd never guess that a rather treacherous stretch of Sunset Boulevard lies just below. Mature…
The 20th Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival will open on April 25 with Shawney Cohen's feature-helming debut "The Manor" the fest revealed Tuesday.
Another sitcom-style reality show, steeped in stereotypical images of "trailer-park trash" as its spine.
21st century studio toppers tend to be bland "suits" who shun the limelight. But Katzenberg is not only the driving force and mastermind behind DreamWorks Animation, he's its public face and chief…
The emotion that was joined to spectacle in Feng Xiaogang's mega-blockbuster "Aftershock" is exchanged for generic suffering and a few big yet uninvolving fighter-jet strafings in the helmer's "Back…