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Contenders from the Toronto Film Festival

Time is just flying on by, isn’t it folks? Over this past weekend, the Toronto International Film Festival (or TIFF) began to wrap up, giving out awards and setting up some potential contenders for the impending Oscar season. This came hot on the heels of the Venice Film Festival launching[...]

“La La Land” takes the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival

Yesterday, the Toronto International Film Festival gave out its awards for 2016, with Damien Chazelle’s La La Land taking the top prize. That distinction, the People’s Choice prize, also known as the Audience Award, puts it into some very strong company (for those wondering, the first runner up was Lion,[...]

Richard de Klerk discusses his new thriller “Repeaters”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Indie film hottie Richard de Klerk (“Cole”), whose new “Repeaters” thriller has been widely compared to “Groundhog Day,” tells us that the G-word “did come up on the set and it has to. You can’t argue with Bill Murray and an amazing[...]

Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti ‘Barney’s Version’ finds distrib

HollywoodNews.com: There may not have been a watershed of arthouse films at the box office this summer, but as award season ramps up, the pipeline is about to change. Sony Pictures Classics picked up the U.S. rights to “Barney’s Version,” a drama-edy about Barney Panofsky, a candid guy and his[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Dinner For Schmucks,’ ‘Get Low’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Although boxoffice was up compared to this week a year ago and Christopher Nolan’s remarkable “Inception” remains the number one movie for the third week in a row with an estimated $27 million and only a 36% drop week to week, it does seem like the[...]