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Bill Murray Day in Toronto Ends With A Sweet ‘St. Vincent’
Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival started out hot and muggy — but by the time the day-long celebration concluded with the world premiere of “St. Vincent,” an...
Toronto Film Review: ‘Over Your Dead Body’
While his movies have occasionally exhausted viewers, no one has ever accused Nippon maverick Takashi Miike of boring them. They will, however, after this pretty but lifeless mix of Kabuki drama and c...
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Jon Hamm Raise Money for Cancer Research at Emotional (and Funny) Event
"Without the research that's being done, I wouldn't be alive right now," Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said of Stand Up to Cancer's effortsread more
Toronto Film Review: ‘The Sound and the Fury’
While his ambitions frequently exceed his reach — sometimes by a substantial distance — James Franco gets an undeserved amount of grief for his various auteurist projects.
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Paul Mazursky Remembered by Mel Brooks, Richard Dreyfuss at Memorial Service
"The best capturer of human behavior on film was Paul"read more
Toronto Film Review: ‘The Drop’
For all the moderately surprising twists served up in the Brooklyn bar-noir "The Drop," the big revelation turns out to be no revelation at all: Man, that Tom Hardy can act.
Toronto Party Report in Pictures: Kristen Bell, Al Pacino, and ‘Ironman’ Twins (Photos)
Related stories from TheWrap:Radius Kicks Off Toronto Sales With Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan Musical 'The Last 5 Years'Toronto Debuts of 'Song of the Sea and 'Princess Kaguya' Heat Up Oscar Animation...
Inside ‘Stand Up to Cancer': 7 Things You Didn't See on TV
Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Sofia Vergara, Rob Lowe, Jessica Alba, Dave Matthews, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Couric, and more starred in a Gwyne...
‘The Drop’ Review: Tom Hardy Steals This Sluggish Dennis Lehane Crime Tale
The local mobsters are now Chechen instead of Russian (or Italian), but beyond that “The Drop” feels fairly interchangeable with just about any movie of the past three or so decades that d...
‘Stand Up to Cancer': Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy Lashes Out at All the Zodiac Signs (Video)
Will Ferrell appeared as his “Anchorman” character Ron Burgundy on the latest “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon. The one-hour special to raise money and awareness was simulcast liv...
Toronto Film Review: ‘My Old Lady’
Parental failures, lingering filial resentments and obscure French real-estate laws are placed under the microscope in veteran playwright Israel Horovitz’s debut feature, “My Old Lady.”
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Toronto: Morgan Freeman Suffers Private Jet Malfunction En Route to Premiere
The veteran star was piloting his own plane from Mississippiread more
Ben Kingsley Pleads With Imprisoned War Journalist Catherine Keener in ‘War Story’ (Exclusive Video)
In an exclusive clip from Sir Ben Kingsley‘s new film “War Story” his character desperately tries dissuading a photojournalist played by Catherine Keener from returning to a deadly w...
Mark Wahlberg’s ‘The Gambler’ Set for Awards-Season Run with December Release
Paramount Pictures has set Mark Wahlberg’s “The Gambler” for an Oscar-qualifying run with a Dec. 19 limited opening and a Jan. 1 expansion. “The Gambler,” also starring J...
Loretha Jones Exits as BET’s Head of Original Programming
Loretha Jones, the exec who steered BET’s successful move into scripted programming with such series as “The Game,” “Let’s Stay Together” and “Being Mary Jane...
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How Amy Poehler Made a 'Parks and Rec' Superfan's Wish Come True
The Make-a-Wish Foundation enlisted Leslie Knoperead more
‘Big Brother’ Surprise Proposal Shuts Down Live Feeds (Photo)
Usually when the “Big Brother” live feeds go dark, fans are left scrambling to try and figure out what's going on in the house. They then try and piece it together from snippets of con...
Sitcom Vet Barry Kemp Fields Sports Comedy Pilot for CBS (EXCLUSIVE)
Barry Kemp is back on the pilot gridiron, penning an untitled sports-themed comedy for Warner Bros. TV that has grabbed a put pilot commitment from CBS. Project, from the showrunner who steered “...
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Toronto: Opening Weekend Is Missing That Awards Season Sizzle
Only one film with built-in awards-season cachet will bow before Mondayread more
Senators Unveil Legislation to Free Broadcast Channels from Cable Bundles
The broadcast lobby is fighting a legislative effort that would allow cable customers to pick and choose which over-the-air stations they want as part of their subscriptions. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W...

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