Toronto International Film Festival News

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Best and Worst of the 2013 Toronto Film Festival

hitfix.com – The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival delivered a strong slate of films this year as "Gravity," "12 Years A Slave," "Bad Words," "Can A Song Save Your Life?" and "Afflicted" were among the best selected by HitFix's editors. What were the worst? Let's just say Matthew Weiner, James Franco and Atom Egoyan were three filmmakers who didn't have a pleasant stay in Toronto, 8 years 5 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Toronto: Magnolia Nears Deal For Ti West's 'The Sacrament'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Ti West wrote and directed The Sacrament, the contemporary found-footage thriller that world premiered at Venice before showing at Toronto over the weekend in the fest’s Vanguard section. Magnolia Pictures, which lost on an earlier bidding war here for Joe, is finalizing a deal for the pic reported to be for seven figures. 8 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Joel Edgerton Talks FELONY, Ridley Scott’s EXODUS, JANE GOT A GUN Production Troubles, His Directorial Debut, and More at TIFF 2013

collider.com – One of the many films to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival was Australian director Matthew Saville’s (Noise) Felony. Starring Joel Edgerton (who also wrote the screenplay), Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney, and Melissa George, the film is about three detectives that become entangled after a tragic accident leaves a young child in critical condition.

8 years 5 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Toronto: Nicolas Cage-Starrer 'Joe' Pits Lionsgate/Roadside Against Magnolia

deadline.com – The David Gordon Green-directed Joe are drawing a crowd. Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions has been the frontrunner all day in an auction held by CAA, with Magnolia and Sony Pictures Classics among those in the hunt. Right now, it’s between Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions and Magnolia as the bidding gets into the $2 million range. 8 years 5 weeks ago via jetli
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TIFF 2013 Review: ALL IS BY MY SIDE Is A Momentously Audacious Musical Biopic Fitting of The Jimi Hendrix Experience

feedproxy.google.com – Making a movie about a musician is bound to be extremely difficult when you don't have the permission of the family's estate. Why has there never been a definitive Elvis biopic -- or Kurt Cobain either, for that matter? Because what would be the point if you couldn't secure the rights to any of the music needed to tell these musical superheroes' origin stories? 8 years 5 weeks ago via brucelee
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Toronto: Alex Gibney On How Being Lied To By Lance Armstrong Led to 'The Armstrong Lie'

fb.indiewire.com – Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney is known for going after big fish such as the Catholic Church (“Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God”), Enron (“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”) and the United States Military (“Taxi to the Dark Side”), but when he was tapped to make a film on Lance Armstong, it wasn’t supposed to be like the exposés he’s known for. 8 years 5 weeks ago via jetli
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Mike Myers' Directorial Debut 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon' Is Filled With Wild Showbiz Tales

fb.indiewire.com – "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," the directorial debut of Mike Myers, is a vaudeville celebrity remembrance of mega-manager Shep Gordon by stars who might have starved without Gordon’s help. "Who was (or is) Shep Gordon?" might have been an appropriate title for all but show biz insiders, but it wouldn't have conveyed the reverence (albeit often obscene) that went into this homage/doc. 8 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Toronto: Relativity, Blumhouse Near Deal For 'Oculus'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Relativity is near a deal to partner with Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions to acquire Oculus, the Mike Flanagan-directed horror film that debuted at Toronto Sunday night at the Ryerson in the Midnight Madness section. Relativity plans a wide release. Pic tells the tale of two damaged siblings who, as children, witnessed their parents’ harrowing descent into madness and murder. 8 years 5 weeks ago via jetli
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Toronto: Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Enemy' in 4-Way Bidding Tug-of-War (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – A four-way scrum for Jake Gyllenhaal’s buzzy Toronto title “The Enemy” is under way, TheWrap has learned — with a deal expected to close by Wednesday night. Lionsgate, A24, The Weinstein Co. and Focus were nearing the finish line on a deal in the low seven-figure range. Positive reaction and reviews touched off the multi-day auction that began after its weekend premiere. 8 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Toronto: Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' Sells to Open Road (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The Worldview film, an homage to Italian cannibal movies of the late '70s and early '80s, premiered Sept. 7 in the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto Film Festival. 8 years 5 weeks ago via brucelee
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