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  • Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus

     Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus
    In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
  • TIFF 2013: A bounty of Benedict Cumberbatch performances

    TIFF 2013: A bounty of Benedict Cumberbatch performances
    TORONTO — Catching up with Benedict Cumberbatch at the Toronto International Film Festival is a bit of a sprint. He's here with a cluster bomb of rich performances in three prestige films: an Internet rebel in "The Fifth Estate," a plantation...
  • TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson

    TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson
    One of the most talked-about pictures during the fall festival trifecta of Telluride, Venice and Toronto, Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" has been acquired by distributor A24. The company plans to release the film, starring Scarlett Johansson, next...
  • TIFF 2013: Brad Pitt is riding high with his '12 Years a Slave'

    TIFF 2013: Brad Pitt is riding high with his '12 Years a Slave'
    Just a few months ago, Brad Pitt and his production company, Plan B Entertainment, were being skewered all over Hollywood, as the actor was personally blamed for every misstep in the making of “World War Z.” Even the celebrity-fawning Vanity...
  • TIFF 2013: Blogger's 911 call ignites cellphone use debate

    TIFF 2013: Blogger's 911 call ignites cellphone use debate
    Cellphone use at movie theaters is a modern etiquette dilemma that inspires heated debates and occasional popcorn throwing. But a blogger's call to 911 during a Toronto International Film Festival screening Monday has kicked the issue up a level. Alex...
  • TIFF 2013: On fogs, deserts and Mia Wasikowska

    TIFF 2013: On fogs, deserts and Mia Wasikowska
    TORONTO -- At a film festival, when you’re hoping to cram 20 or more movies into a week of nearly nonstop watching, by about Day 4 your brain goes into a fog -- all the faces and the stories start blurring together. I made it to Day 6. And then ......
  • TIFF 2013: Lukas Moodysson's positive punks in 'We Are the Best!'

    TIFF 2013: Lukas Moodysson's positive punks in 'We Are the Best!'
    Though he wouldn’t call it a comeback, he would call it a return. Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson definitely sees his new movie “We Are the Best!” as bringing him back to the affectionate, warm-hearted but clear-eyed portraits of youth...
  • Kristen Stewart earns $500,000 for charity with 15-minute chat

    Kristen Stewart earns $500,000 for charity with 15-minute chat
    And here we thought we had some hard-core Kristen Stewart fans following us on  Twitter — turns out one Middle Eastern prince was willing to donate a half-million bucks to charity for a 15-minute chat with the "On the Road" actress. The story...
  • James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead

    James Wan recalculates his career GPS and roars ahead
    Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town. His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
  • TIFF 2013: Proclaimers' 'Sunshine on Leith' makes fest hearts fly

    TIFF 2013: Proclaimers' 'Sunshine on Leith'  makes fest hearts fly
    TORONTO -- How far would you walk for a fun screening? Would you walk 500 miles? And if you were told you were only halfway there, would you walk 500 more?   I know, I know, too easy. But it's an appropriate question to ask for "Sunshine on Leith." The...
  • Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on

    Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on
    TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...