Right now we’re in the thick of festival season. Between Venice, Telluride, Toronto, New York (and then eventually AFI), many of this season’s biggest awards contenders will premiere and launch a conversation that’ll last till the Oscars airs on February 28, 2016.
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The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival closed its doors over the weekend, but not before Brie Larson’s Room took home honors as the People’s Choice. Perhaps the fest’s most prestigious award, the People’s Choice is voted on by all those attending the fest who fill out a ballot on their way out of the theater. Other films that scored People’s Choice awards include
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Franchise Fever: Disney is making a Mary Poppins sequel. And they might want Emily Blunt for the lead. Transformers is getting another sequel and an animated spinoff. Victor Salva is making Jeepers Creepers 3. London Has Fallen was pushed back. Guillermo del Toro claims Pacific Rim 2 is delayed but still happening. Booster Gold and Blue Beetle are joining the DC Extended Universe.
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Franchise Fever: Tom Cruise said he won’t do Top Gun 2 with CGI jets. Tom Cruise is also working on Edge of Tomorrow 2. Christopher McQuarrie revealed a big stunt idea for Mission: Impossible 6. Ivan Reitman claimed there is only one Ghostbusters movie in the works.
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When you think of a film festival, you may immediately jump to an image of something like Sundance, where parka-clad celebrities trudge through the snow to premiere their indie movie, or somewhere like Cannes, where tuxedo-clad celebrities walk the red carpet to premiere their not-so-indie movie.
But not all festivals are like that. In fact, most aren’t. Most are casual, low key… Continue reading Horror Fans May Want to Head to Chicago for Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival