Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Festivals

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    AFP: Tears gush at Rwanda genocide film premiere

    Audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival wept for Rwanda genocide victims at the premiere this week of "Shake Hands with the Devil," a movie about the failure of UN peacekeepers in 1994 to stop the slaughter around them. Although critics panned the movie, there was not a dry eye in the c...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK | Discovery Section A Mixed Bag; "King of the Hill" and "Cocochi" Shine

    Containing fourteen films from a dozen countries, the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival is like a miniature festival on its own. Yet the ambiguous definition of the section's title, rather than the cultural range of the program, suggests the nature of its content. Technically, Discovery is programmed as a means of showcasing emerging talent and searching for future success stories--but, based on this year's line up, it could also refer to the categorical experiments conducted by beginning filmmakers. Several of the films rely on specific technical or narrative-based techniques, as though the creators are exploring (...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 DISCOVERY INTERVIEW: Paprika Steen: "I believe all desperate actions come from the lonel

    Throughout the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, indieWIRE will be publishing interviews with filmmakers in the Discovery section of the festival, which TIFF describes as a showcase for new and emerging filmmakers from contemporary international cinema.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 | In Two New Films, Ball & McCarthy Examine America; Both Titles Acquired Today at TIFF

    Among the new American narrative films stirring talk at the Toronto International Film Festival on 9/11 are two high-profile, provocative independent titles -- backed by powerhouse producers -- that have secured U.S. distribution today here at the festival: Alan Ball's "Nothing is Private" and Tom McCarthy's "The Visitor." Ball's "Six Feet Under" fame stirred anticipation for his feature directing debut and McCarthy's success with 2003's "The Station Agent" created substantial interest in his new movie. Tonight (Tuesday) in Canada, Warner Independent Pictures closed a deal for Ball's "Private" (adding that they are in final negotiations to pa...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    NYT: A Voice From the Blacklist: Documentary Lets Dalton Trumbo Speak (Through Surrogates)

    Sixty years after a Congressional panel grilled 10 uncooperative writers, directors and producers about their supposed Communist connections, Hollywood still quarrels over the heroes and villains of its Red Scare. But on Monday night in Toronto, one of the era's acknowledged heroes, the jailed and b...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK | Canadian Filmmakers Cronenberg and Maddin Shine, Greenaway Makes A Co

    It's impossible to be everything to everyone, right? Not if you're the Toronto International Film Festival, which has heartily served the insatiable cinematic needs of North American studios, stars, press, programmers and movie-mad civilians for more than 30 years. Safely vaccinated with the cream o...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Reuters: Toronto film festival turns gaze from war to love

    A quirky teen-pregnancy yarn and a love story involving a life-sized sex doll have won over critics at the Toronto International Film Festival, stealing the spotlight from darker films on war and politics. While films with themes wrought from the war in Iraq and global terrorism have drawn a general...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 DISCOVERY INTERVIEW: Teona Strigar Mitevska: "We filmmakers must be braver and bolder in

    Throughout the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, indieWIRE will be publishing interviews with filmmakers in the Discovery section of the festival, which TIFF describes as a showcase for new and emerging filmmakers from contemporary international cinema.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Globe and Mail: De Palma's Comeback

    The veteran director--67 today--has been in the film business for at least 40 years and made almost as many pictures in that time. Now the New Jersey native appears to be back on the winning side of the ledger with a searing film about the losing American war effort in Iraq called "Redacted. James A...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    TORONTO '07 | President Carter Talks Peace Ahead of "Plains" Premiere; Dong Brings "Hollywood" Expos

    Amidst the frivolity of parties, red carpets, dinners and flashing cameras, the Toronto International Film Festival displayed its serious side today (Monday), ahead of the sixth anniversary of 9/11, with a visit from the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalyn...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Peter Jackson The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The RingPeter Jackson Suggests Even Longer Cuts ...The Playlist
  • Lasse Hallström Strikes a Familiar Gong ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Agents Of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Season 2Watch: 'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Season ...The Playlist