The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival is almost over with the awards to be announced later today, but its status as a film market has been solidified by a number of acquisitions reported over the past few days as some of the festival’s premieres have been scooped up by a variety of distributors.
Ned Benson’s two-part work-in-progress film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him/Her, starring Jessica… Continue reading TIFF: The Acquisitions Wrap-Up Report
The Toronto International Film Festival of 2012 is officially over and while we had a great time and saw a lot of different movies, it was definitely a far more bittersweet experience than past years, maybe because we didn’t feel there was an Up in the Air or No Country for Old Men or Slumdog Millionaire or 127 Hours in the bunch – a movie that’s guaranteed to be… Continue reading Toronto Film Festival 2012 Wrap-Up and 'Best of the Fest'
We cover film festivals of all shapes and sizes, but one of our personal favorites is (of course) Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Run by the wonderful folks at the Alamo Drafthouse, and supported by sponsors like our very own sister site Fandango, Fantastic Fest is a week-long cornucopia of love and affection for not only international genre films, but also the people who create and… Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2011: The Big Fat Wrap-Up
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan threw a party for the entire crew of Prakash Jha’s “Aarakshan” and invited everyone including spot boys and cleaners to mark the end of the shooting of the movie in Bhopal. “I have just got back from the get together that I organised for the entire unit of the film, every [...] Continue reading Big B throws ‘wrap-up’ bash for ‘Aarakshan’ crew