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Words and Pictures
Cinedigm has acquired all North American rights to Kelly Reichardt’s “Night Moves,” following its world premiere at the Venice and North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Jesse…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to director Fred Schepisi's adult romance “Words and Pictures,” starring Clive Owen and Oscar winner Juliette Binoche at the Toronto Film Festival. The…
This serviceable but uninspired Zola adaptation is unlikely to win more than middling arthouse B.O.
With its cutesy title, John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?" distracts from the real question looming large over the "Once" director's latest: Can Keira Knightley sing?
With the 38th Toronto Film Festival at the halfway point, Harvey Weinstein has raised hopes for a high-powered finish following his company's $7 million deal for writer-director John Carney's "Can a…
Focus Features has snapped up worldwide distribution rights to Jason Bateman’s directorial debut “Bad Words,” portending an active buying session at the Toronto Film Festival. The deal was made at…
The immediate future looks promising for Canadian films on this year's Toronto slate, with the world preems this weekend of acquisition titles like "Incendies" helmer Denis Villeneuve's psychological…
Curtis Burch, exec-turned-producer, is developing "The Loss of Nameless Things," based on the life of the late playwright Oakley Hall III. Burch's comic drama "Words and Pictures," starring Juliette…
Richie Mehta's engrossing, multi-layered film is a movingly handled story of a child's disappearance.