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45 min ago | TIME.com
TIME's movie critic explains the reasons he didn't make his annual pilgrimage to North America's most influential film bash The Toronto International Film Festival concludes this weekend, having shown more than 300 features, hosted many swank parties for Hollywood royalty and lured most of the U.S. movie-critic establishment. So why did I miss TIFF for the first time in more than two decades? I could chalk it up to classic Cranky Guy.
4 hrs ago | SFGate
John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft , so it's only fitting that the 60-year-old actor's Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door. "We designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment's notice, and we succeeded at that," a bearded Travolta said during an interview Thursday on Australia's "Today."
8 hrs ago | New York Daily News
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict, topped the box office with $24.5 million during its opening weekend.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
From dramas about mentors and their apprentices, to imaginative musicals, biopics, and documentaries, music underpinned an eclectic swathe of movies appearing at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. These ranged from high profile galas like Francois Girard's 'Boychoir' and the Canadian premiere of Sundance favorite 'Whiplash' to Ethan Hawke's intimate and well received study of a former concert pianist.
10 hrs ago | Philly.com
What do striking miners in Margaret Thatcher-era Britain, persecuted journalists in Iran and Nicaragua, a brilliant code-breaker exposed as a homosexual, a brilliant physicist debilitated by Lou Gehrig's disease, a Newtown Square multimillionaire turned killer, a British romantic landscape artist in his sunset years, a reformed addict on a 1,100-mile trek, an Olympic-track-star prisoner of war, and a pair of 1950s kitschmongers with a penchant for saucer-eyed waifs have in common? They're all coming to theaters this fall: true-life tales of prejudice, cruelty, creativity, murder, marital disharmony, and survival against the odds.
14 hrs ago | USA Today
Juliette Binoche painted all the works on display in 'Words and Pictures' as this exclusive clip from the Blu-Ray and DVD release shows. Binoche: Artist at work in 'Words and Pictures' Juliette Binoche painted all the works on display in 'Words and Pictures' as this exclusive clip from the Blu-Ray and DVD release shows.
This year's assortment of superhero movies has been a lively and thought-provoking bunch, and that tone was set early on by Marvel's pre-summer offering "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," a fully realized action-adventure that doubles as a commentary on the surveillance state. As was the case with "The First Avenger," Chris Evans makes a natural Captain America, even after his Cap's been transplanted to a modern world where S.H.I.E.L.D.'s efforts to stop evil have begun to approach the level of fascism.
The Cast of The Walking Dead Are Ready For Their Close-ups In New Season Five Photos Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.13.2014 The series returns next month... Superhero Hype reports that new photos have been released for season five of The Walking Dead , which features close-ups of the cast. The series is based on the comic by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard.
What to see: New movies in theaters this weekend A roundup of new and recent movies in theaters this weekend. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rZTvxY Looking for a good movie this weekend? Here are the latest releases and reviews from our movie critic Claudia Puig .
"My wife won't let me, and my daughter," the 73-year-old said with a hearty howl in an interview at the Toronto International Film Festival, where his French/English drama "An Eye for Beauty" screened. "I have an 18-year-old daughter that I have to keep watch on, so instead of just staying at home doing nothing, I write scripts and eventually shoot them."
A trio of films stepped beyond Bollywood song-and-dance to show South Asian women grappling with male-dominated sport, child marriage, and sexual desire of people with disability in their premieres at the Toronto Film Festival. While the stories told vastly different tales, all sought to challenge their home audiences and provoke change.
Continuing its buying streak at the Toronto Film Festival, Haim Saban 's Saban Films is closing in on a $2 million deal for U.S. rights to Sarik Andreasyan 's action thriller American Heist , starring Hayden Christensen and Adrien Brody . The movie - also starring Jordana Brewster , Tory Kittles and Aliaune "Akon" Thiam - made its world premiere in Toronto on Thursday.
Trailer And Poster Released For Keanu Reeves' Latest John Wick Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.12.2014 A new action movie... Lionsgate has released a trailer and poster for the new action thriller John Wick . The film stars Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Dean Winters, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, John Leguizmo and Willem Dafoe.
It's crunch time for Well Well Well, a French lesbian magazine out on the newsstands for the first time Friday in a country where lesbians are struggling to get their voice heard. The first issue features everything from an interview with film director Celine Sciamma - who came out as a lesbian publicly during the 2007 Cannes Film Festival - to a comic strip depicting a mother's interest in her daughter's lesbian lover, and where to go out.
The documentary's director, Nadav Schirman, uses extensive interviews as well as some re-creations. As readers of spy fiction know, every secret agent has a handler, the person to whom the undercover operative reports.
The summer box office may have had one of its worst years financially , with hits few and far between, but thankfully, the fall looks to be a bit more promising. In addition to some major tentpole releases, there are a slew of Oscar-hopefuls as well as some performance-heavy films including Why to see it: The ambitious film chronicling both sides of a broken marriage debuted as two seperate features at the Toronto Film Festival last fall before The Weinstein Company picked it up and altered its structure.
On Wednesday, September 10, director Zack Snyder gave us an official look at the new Batmobile that will be in the movie "Batman v Superman." How does this one stack up against past on-screen versions? In the '60s TV series "Batman," Adam West cruised around in style with the wind in his cape.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:41 pm
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