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  • Toronto festival gets comedy, Bollywood
    Friday July 31st 2009

    As the September festival rivalry with Venice and Telluride heats up, the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday announced world premieres for the latest films from Jason Reitman, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Indian directors Anurag Singh and Ashutosh Gowariker (“Lagaan”). “Amelie” director Jeunet will debut his weapons comedy “Micmacs” as a gala at Roy Thomson Hall ahead of an October Gallic release. The high profile Toronto venue will also host Singh’s Bollywood love triangle drama “Dil Bole Hadippa.”

  • TCA stays low-key, gains respect
    Friday July 31st 2009

    It is the most low-profile of award ceremonies. There are no TV cameras or red carpet, no Joan and Melissa Rivers. Yet for the past 24 years, television’s top names have turned out every summer to participate in the TCA Awards. Why are the actors, writers and producers so in[…]

  • ESPN adds ’30’ directors
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    John Singleton, Ice Cube and Alex Gibney are among the latest filmmakers ESPN has recruited for its “30 for 30″ documentary series, which will debut Oct. 6. Project will present 30 one-hour films, airing through December 2010, with each focusing on a different topic drawn from the first 30 years of ESPN. Previously announced “30 for 30″ directors include Peter Berg, Reggie Rock Blythewood, Steve James, Barbara Kopple, Barry Levinson, Albert Maysles, Ron Shelton and Mike Tollin.

  • New digital ‘Oz’ to be screened
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A new, 4K restoration of “The Wizard of Oz” will screen digitally Monday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Hollywood’s Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939.” Jerry Maren, who portrayed one of the Lollipop Guild members in Munchkinland, will be present for a Q&A before the film. The screening marks the public premiere of Warner’s 4K digital restoration of the film, which won Oscars for its original score and song “Over the Rainbow.”

  • Films from the Coen brothers, Barrymore, Moore bound for Toronto film fest
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A comedy from the Coen brothers, the directorial debut of Drew Barrymore, and a new treatise from documentarian Michael Moore are among a slate of movies added to the Toronto International Film Festival. Organizers say they’ve booked Joel and Ethan Coen’s black comedy, “A Serious Man.” The ’60s-era tale comes a year after the brothers unspooled their comedy “Burn After Reading” at the festival last year, and the Oscar-winning “No Country For Old Men” in 2007.

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Archives for: July 20095
  • Toronto festival gets comedy, Bollywood
    Friday July 31st 2009

    As the September festival rivalry with Venice and Telluride heats up, the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday announced world premieres for the latest films from Jason Reitman, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Indian directors Anurag Singh and Ashutosh Gowariker (“Lagaan”). “Amelie” director Jeunet will debut his weapons comedy “Micmacs” as a gala at Roy Thomson Hall ahead of an October Gallic release. The high profile Toronto venue will also host Singh’s Bollywood love triangle drama “Dil Bole Hadippa.”

  • TCA stays low-key, gains respect
    Friday July 31st 2009

    It is the most low-profile of award ceremonies. There are no TV cameras or red carpet, no Joan and Melissa Rivers. Yet for the past 24 years, television’s top names have turned out every summer to participate in the TCA Awards. Why are the actors, writers and producers so in[…]

  • ESPN adds ’30’ directors
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    John Singleton, Ice Cube and Alex Gibney are among the latest filmmakers ESPN has recruited for its “30 for 30″ documentary series, which will debut Oct. 6. Project will present 30 one-hour films, airing through December 2010, with each focusing on a different topic drawn from the first 30 years of ESPN. Previously announced “30 for 30″ directors include Peter Berg, Reggie Rock Blythewood, Steve James, Barbara Kopple, Barry Levinson, Albert Maysles, Ron Shelton and Mike Tollin.

  • New digital ‘Oz’ to be screened
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A new, 4K restoration of “The Wizard of Oz” will screen digitally Monday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Hollywood’s Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939.” Jerry Maren, who portrayed one of the Lollipop Guild members in Munchkinland, will be present for a Q&A before the film. The screening marks the public premiere of Warner’s 4K digital restoration of the film, which won Oscars for its original score and song “Over the Rainbow.”

  • Films from the Coen brothers, Barrymore, Moore bound for Toronto film fest
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A comedy from the Coen brothers, the directorial debut of Drew Barrymore, and a new treatise from documentarian Michael Moore are among a slate of movies added to the Toronto International Film Festival. Organizers say they’ve booked Joel and Ethan Coen’s black comedy, “A Serious Man.” The ’60s-era tale comes a year after the brothers unspooled their comedy “Burn After Reading” at the festival last year, and the Oscar-winning “No Country For Old Men” in 2007.

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Archives for: July 20095
  • Toronto festival gets comedy, Bollywood
    Friday July 31st 2009

    As the September festival rivalry with Venice and Telluride heats up, the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday announced world premieres for the latest films from Jason Reitman, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Indian directors Anurag Singh and Ashutosh Gowariker (“Lagaan”). “Amelie” director Jeunet will debut his weapons comedy “Micmacs” as a gala at Roy Thomson Hall ahead of an October Gallic release. The high profile Toronto venue will also host Singh’s Bollywood love triangle drama “Dil Bole Hadippa.”

  • TCA stays low-key, gains respect
    Friday July 31st 2009

    It is the most low-profile of award ceremonies. There are no TV cameras or red carpet, no Joan and Melissa Rivers. Yet for the past 24 years, television’s top names have turned out every summer to participate in the TCA Awards. Why are the actors, writers and producers so in[…]

  • ESPN adds ’30’ directors
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    John Singleton, Ice Cube and Alex Gibney are among the latest filmmakers ESPN has recruited for its “30 for 30″ documentary series, which will debut Oct. 6. Project will present 30 one-hour films, airing through December 2010, with each focusing on a different topic drawn from the first 30 years of ESPN. Previously announced “30 for 30″ directors include Peter Berg, Reggie Rock Blythewood, Steve James, Barbara Kopple, Barry Levinson, Albert Maysles, Ron Shelton and Mike Tollin.

  • New digital ‘Oz’ to be screened
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A new, 4K restoration of “The Wizard of Oz” will screen digitally Monday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Hollywood’s Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939.” Jerry Maren, who portrayed one of the Lollipop Guild members in Munchkinland, will be present for a Q&A before the film. The screening marks the public premiere of Warner’s 4K digital restoration of the film, which won Oscars for its original score and song “Over the Rainbow.”

  • Films from the Coen brothers, Barrymore, Moore bound for Toronto film fest
    Thursday July 30th 2009

    A comedy from the Coen brothers, the directorial debut of Drew Barrymore, and a new treatise from documentarian Michael Moore are among a slate of movies added to the Toronto International Film Festival. Organizers say they’ve booked Joel and Ethan Coen’s black comedy, “A Serious Man.” The ’60s-era tale comes a year after the brothers unspooled their comedy “Burn After Reading” at the festival last year, and the Oscar-winning “No Country For Old Men” in 2007.

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