Sunday, September 14, 2014
Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month.
Nicholas Sparks' romance-drama novels have already found a second life as film adaptations. Now the best-selling author is turning to television.
This year's Toronto International Film Festival belonged to the actors.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Ah, youth. It's messy, confusing, possibly dangerous — particularly when enveloped in a marijuana haze.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Swedish director Roy Andersson's film “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence,” a series of comedic sketches exploring the human condition, won the Golden Lion for best movie at the Venice film festival Saturday.
Juno” director Jason Reitman was back at the Toronto film festival Saturday with ensemble drama “Men, Women & Children,” chronicling hunger for intimacy in a world where connections are increasingly electronic.
In his final role before his death, actor James Gandolfini returns to the criminal underworld that made him famous in “The Drop,” which premiered Saturday at the Toronto film festival.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Karel Cerny, the Czech art director and production designer who won an Oscar in 1985 for his work on Milos Forman's hit film “Amadeus,” died at the age of 92 on Friday, his family said.
The age-old rivalry between Broadway and Hollywood took central stage at this year's Venice film festival, which winds up on Saturday, with a host of theater-based tales and stars denouncing a declining Silver Screen industry.
The Toronto Film Festival turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday, “Bill Murray Day,” an honor the comedian received, naturally, with bemusement.