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  • Toronto protest over Israeli sidebar widens
    Friday September 04th 2009

    First a single filmmaker withdrew his short film from the Toronto International Film Festival over its spotlight on Tel Aviv. Now the artists are piling on. Toronto is set to open next week with a widening artist protest and possible boycott over its spotlight on Israel and its filmmakers. British director Ken Loach, Jane Fonda, Wallace Shawn, musician David Byrne and actor Danny Glover are among 50 directors, writers and activists who have signed an open letter to the Toronto festival that went online Thursday.

  • Indie companies battle smoke
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. As L.A. remains surrounded by wildfires and shrouded in a yellow-white haze, several indies are making moves to manage or put out their own blazes. Plagued by rumors for months, even years, that he’s blown through his initial $200 million wad, indie vet Mark Gill[…]

  • 3-D respect from Venice film fest
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    The 66th Venice Film Festival is heralding the digital 3-D era with the inception of the Persol 3D Award. The candidates are mostly familiar Hollywood titles, including one preem: “The Hole” by helmer Joe Dante. But having seen these American releases storm the box office, Europe too is taking a[…]

  • Hugh Hefner to bring party to Toronto
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Cannes regular Hugh Hefner is bringing his Playboy party to the Toronto International Film Festival. Hefner said he’ll be in Toronto with his “girlfriends” as part of the PR and party parade for the world premiere of “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel,” by Oscar-winning doc maker Brigitte Berman.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/28/09 to 08/30/09
    Tuesday September 01st 2009

    FilmTotalThe Final Destination, WB (NL)$27,408,309Inglourious Basterds, Wein.$19,303,653Halloween II (2009), W/Dim.$16,349,565District 9, TriS$10,270,435G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Par.$7,715,572Julie & Julia, Sony$7,035,675The Time Traveler’s Wife, WB (NL)$6,452,270Shorts, WB$4,511,345Taking Woodstock, Focus$3,457,760G-Force, BV$2,824,808

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Archives for: September 20095
  • Toronto protest over Israeli sidebar widens
    Friday September 04th 2009

    First a single filmmaker withdrew his short film from the Toronto International Film Festival over its spotlight on Tel Aviv. Now the artists are piling on. Toronto is set to open next week with a widening artist protest and possible boycott over its spotlight on Israel and its filmmakers. British director Ken Loach, Jane Fonda, Wallace Shawn, musician David Byrne and actor Danny Glover are among 50 directors, writers and activists who have signed an open letter to the Toronto festival that went online Thursday.

  • Indie companies battle smoke
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. As L.A. remains surrounded by wildfires and shrouded in a yellow-white haze, several indies are making moves to manage or put out their own blazes. Plagued by rumors for months, even years, that he’s blown through his initial $200 million wad, indie vet Mark Gill[…]

  • 3-D respect from Venice film fest
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    The 66th Venice Film Festival is heralding the digital 3-D era with the inception of the Persol 3D Award. The candidates are mostly familiar Hollywood titles, including one preem: “The Hole” by helmer Joe Dante. But having seen these American releases storm the box office, Europe too is taking a[…]

  • Hugh Hefner to bring party to Toronto
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Cannes regular Hugh Hefner is bringing his Playboy party to the Toronto International Film Festival. Hefner said he’ll be in Toronto with his “girlfriends” as part of the PR and party parade for the world premiere of “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel,” by Oscar-winning doc maker Brigitte Berman.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/28/09 to 08/30/09
    Tuesday September 01st 2009

    FilmTotalThe Final Destination, WB (NL)$27,408,309Inglourious Basterds, Wein.$19,303,653Halloween II (2009), W/Dim.$16,349,565District 9, TriS$10,270,435G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Par.$7,715,572Julie & Julia, Sony$7,035,675The Time Traveler’s Wife, WB (NL)$6,452,270Shorts, WB$4,511,345Taking Woodstock, Focus$3,457,760G-Force, BV$2,824,808

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ARCHIVES

Archives for: September 20095
  • Toronto protest over Israeli sidebar widens
    Friday September 04th 2009

    First a single filmmaker withdrew his short film from the Toronto International Film Festival over its spotlight on Tel Aviv. Now the artists are piling on. Toronto is set to open next week with a widening artist protest and possible boycott over its spotlight on Israel and its filmmakers. British director Ken Loach, Jane Fonda, Wallace Shawn, musician David Byrne and actor Danny Glover are among 50 directors, writers and activists who have signed an open letter to the Toronto festival that went online Thursday.

  • Indie companies battle smoke
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. As L.A. remains surrounded by wildfires and shrouded in a yellow-white haze, several indies are making moves to manage or put out their own blazes. Plagued by rumors for months, even years, that he’s blown through his initial $200 million wad, indie vet Mark Gill[…]

  • 3-D respect from Venice film fest
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    The 66th Venice Film Festival is heralding the digital 3-D era with the inception of the Persol 3D Award. The candidates are mostly familiar Hollywood titles, including one preem: “The Hole” by helmer Joe Dante. But having seen these American releases storm the box office, Europe too is taking a[…]

  • Hugh Hefner to bring party to Toronto
    Thursday September 03rd 2009

    Cannes regular Hugh Hefner is bringing his Playboy party to the Toronto International Film Festival. Hefner said he’ll be in Toronto with his “girlfriends” as part of the PR and party parade for the world premiere of “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel,” by Oscar-winning doc maker Brigitte Berman.

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/28/09 to 08/30/09
    Tuesday September 01st 2009

    FilmTotalThe Final Destination, WB (NL)$27,408,309Inglourious Basterds, Wein.$19,303,653Halloween II (2009), W/Dim.$16,349,565District 9, TriS$10,270,435G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Par.$7,715,572Julie & Julia, Sony$7,035,675The Time Traveler’s Wife, WB (NL)$6,452,270Shorts, WB$4,511,345Taking Woodstock, Focus$3,457,760G-Force, BV$2,824,808

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