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Little White Lies (France)Opening Sept. 25Comedy, Drama. Directed by Guillaume Canet.Every year, Max (Francois Cluzet) invites his group of friends to his vacation house at Cap Ferrat in southeastern ...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:52

‘Dolphin Tale 2’s star, story and setting a life-changer for many

During production of “Dolphin Tale 2” at Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida, the nonprofit facility operated 24/7 to rescue, rehab and release injured sea creatures, including dolphins and turtle...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:50

Alan Turing biopic wins top prize at Toronto fest

OTTAWA (AFP) ― “The Imitation Game,” a biopic of British code-breaker Alan Turing starring Benedict Cumberbatch, won the Toronto film festivals top prize Sunday, confirming its status as an early O...

Updated : 2014.09.15 20:04

‘God Help the Girl’ finds remedy for troubles in catchy songs

The lively, playful, self-aware musical “God Help the Girl” has such a will-o’-the-wisp quality you fear it will disappear if you attempt to fence it. Writer-director Stuart Murdoch called it “our...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:57

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (U.S.)Opened Sept. 11Crime, Thriller. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” based on codirector Frank Miller’s graphic novel of t...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:56

Mathematical minds multiply at Toronto film fest

TORONTO (AP) ― In the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” two college girls rush into a ’60s-era Cambridge party before the sight of the attendees stops them in their tracks. “Oh, ...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:17

With 2 new films, Pacino keeps experimenting

TORONTO (AP) ― Introducing one of Al Pacino’s two films at the Toronto Film Festival, artistic director Cameron Baily remarked that perhaps an “Al Pacino Day” was in order, just as it had been for...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:35

Witherspoon generating Oscar buzz in latest roles

TORONTO (AFP) -- Reese Witherspoon, who won an Oscar in 2006, is generating critical buzz again, appearing at the Toronto film festival Monday in two based-on-true-life films."You never set out to make a film that's going to get awards," Witherspoon commented about the talk surrounding her...

Updated : 2014.09.09 11:33

Sweden’s Andersson wins Golden Lion at Venice fest

Director Roy Andersson poses for photographers with his Golden Lion for Best Film for his movie A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence following the awards ceremony of the 71th edition of th...

Updated : 2014.09.07 10:48

Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy

At a notoriously schmoozy West Hollywood lunch spot, former “Desperate Housewife” Eva Longoria pays far more attention to the soft-spoken busboy than any of the nipped and tucked Hollywood types vyi...

Updated : 2014.09.05 20:03

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Lucy (France)Opened Sept. 3SF, Action. Directed by Luc BessonTwenty-five-year-old Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) lives an ordinary life in Taiwan before she is abducted by Mr. Jang (Choi Min-sik), a brutal...

Updated : 2014.09.05 20:00

Toronto film fest to kick off season of buzz

TORONTO (AP) ― The commodity that most fuels the fervor of the annual Toronto International Film Festival is that elusive lifeblood of Hollywood’s awards season: buzz. That’s what the major films will be seeking at TIFF, which opens Thursday with the premiere of the Robert Downey Jr. co...

Updated : 2014.09.04 20:19

Taiwanese film to open Busan film festival

"Paradise in Service," a movie by acclaimed Taiwanese filmmaker Chen-Zer Doze Niu, will open the annual international film festival set to kick off in South Korea's largest port city of Busan next month, organizers said Tuesday.The 19th Busan International Film Festival is scheduled to be ...

Updated : 2014.09.02 19:40

[Herald Interview] Breathing life back into museums

Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija breaks the typical museum stereotypes. He cooked and served Thai curry to visitors at a gallery in New York in the early 1990s. What many thought was an opening event continu...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:24

[Herald Interview] Searching for meaning through documentaries

An international documentary festival was held last week in Seoul, bringing filmmakers, documentary fans and producers together under the theme of “hope lies within us.” The 11th EBS International D...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:42