The 38th Toronto Intl. Film Festival will end Sunday on a robust note with more than two dozen deals completed. Both “Bad Words” and “Can a Song Save Your Life?” (pictured above) sold for $7 million…
The Right Kind Of Wrong
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, …
Saving its quirk for the characters rather than the filmmaking style, this intermittently charming romantic comedy gets auds rooting for a shaggy-dog type who falls for the girl of his dreams on the…
Ahmad Abdalla's follow-up to "Microphone" is a nihilistic look at the poorest strata of Egyptian society in the throes of the 2011 Revolution.
Mais Darwazah's documentary is a moving, intensely personal essay on her experience as a second-generation Palestinian making her first trip to the homeland.
Perversely, the most interesting feature of "Random Desi Romance" (aka Shuddh Desi Romance), which plays as a gala premiere later this week, may be its ordinariness.
One of the ongoing traditions of the Toronto Film Festival remained very much alive on Sept. 7, as the Sony Classics dinner at Creme Brasserie drew Daniel Radcliffe, Michael C. Hall, Felicity Jones…
Toronto - "Anne of Green Gables" will be coming to the big screen for the first time as a musical, it was announced Sunday by Toronto production company The Film Farm at the Toronto film festival.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to “True Blood” star Ryan Kwanten’s “The Right Kind of Wrong” in advance of its Sept. 12 world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The romantic comedy…
At the world premiere of “The Fifth Estate” and opening of the Toronto Film Festival, Bill Condon‘s overwhelming emotion was relief. “We just finished it a minute ago,” the director admitted after…
Independent financing has always meant cobbling together a variety of sources, and in the past five years, financing against music licensing has become another funding source to add to the indie…