Pointing to a study showing a direct link between onscreen smoking and teen smoking, the anti-tobacco American Legacy Foundation labeled the Motion Picture Assn. of America's May addition of smoking…
Summit Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to "Penelope," starring Reese Witherspoon and Christina Ricci.
Universal has snapped up "Jeff the Immortal," a supernatural comedy penned by Chris Bishop being produced by Marc Platt Prods.
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A sampling of events, including official Gala screenings, set to keep festival attendees busy during Toronto's 10-day run.
An overlong, dramatically unbalanced pic whose emotional wallop gets somewhat diffused.
Every new company headed to Toronto offers a line you might hear in an expensive boutique: "We're just browsing." Reality often proves otherwise, of course: Witness the recent fest circuit…
Outside the festival, new footage from films in the works and even near-completed pics will be showing privately to buyers. Among the expected previews:
Helmer Petter Naess' comedy "Gone With the Woman" is Norway's entry in the hunt for a nomination for best foreign film Academy Award.
It was entirely due to Roger Ebert that words I wrote first saw print.
Roger Ebert the print critic is back at work at the Chicago Sun-Times, schlepping to screenings and reviewing a full load of movies. He's in "good physical condition," he writes in an email…
Indian movie group Eros Intl., which recently announced that it has a $100 million credit line for acquisitions, has added pics to its line-up.