Film Review: ‘2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary’

Film Review: ‘2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary’ While the presence of “Minding the Gap” and “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” in the Oscar documentary feature category suggest a welcome evolution in the way the Academy thinks about ...

Ray Liotta, Ken Jeong, Adrien Brody, Travis Fimmel & More Round Out Cast For Charlie Day’s ‘El Tonto’

Ray Liotta, Ken Jeong, Adrien Brody, Travis Fimmel & More Round Out Cast For Charlie Day’s ‘El Tonto’ Exclusive: Charlie Day’s feature directorial debut El Tonto, which started production today in Los Angeles, has expanded its ensemble cast with Crazy Rich Asians’ Ken Jeong, The Pianist Oscar-winner ...

Viggo Mortensen to make directorial debut with 'Falling'

HanWay is launching iternational sales at the Afm. Viggo Mortensen, riding high on recent Toronto International Film Festival audience award winner Green Book, will make his directorial debut with ...

Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis Part Of Big-Name Ensemble Cast Nearing Deals For Charlie Day’s ‘El Tonto’

Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis Part Of Big-Name Ensemble Cast Nearing Deals For Charlie Day’s ‘El Tonto’ Exclusive: Kate Beckinsale, Jason Sudeikis, Edie Falco, John Malkovich and Jillian Bell are closing deals to join Charlie Day’s feature directorial debut El Tonto which starts shooting this month in ...

Nicole Kidman thriller 'Destroyer' lands at Lionsgate UK (exclusive)

La cop film recently played at Telluride and Toronto. Lionsgate UK has picked up Karyn Kusama’s crime thriller Destroyer, starring Nicole Kidman, following the film’s premiere at Telluride and ...

Toronto Film Review: ‘Farming’

Toronto Film Review: ‘Farming’ What if the black protagonist of Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” was not a cop infiltrating a racist institution in order to bring it down, but a true believer finding a violent outlet for a ...

Kate Beckinsale on ‘Farming,’ ‘Wonder Woman’ and Why She Won’t Return for ‘Underworld’

Kate Beckinsale on ‘Farming,’ ‘Wonder Woman’ and Why She Won’t Return for ‘Underworld’ Kate Beckinsale is a revelation in “Farming,” portraying a working-class woman whose Nigerian-born foster child joins a skinhead gang. The low-budget drama premiered at this year’s Toronto ...

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Made Directorial Debut ‘Farming’ So He Could Sleep At Night – Toronto Studio

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Made Directorial Debut ‘Farming’ So He Could Sleep At Night – Toronto Studio While there are many reasons for an artist to strike out with their feature directorial debut, Farming’s Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje had one that was extremely personal and expressly his own. “The ...

How Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Turned His “Excruciating” Childhood Experience Into His Searing Directorial Debut ‘Farming’ – Toronto Q&A

How Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Turned His “Excruciating” Childhood Experience Into His Searing Directorial Debut ‘Farming’ – Toronto Q&A Becoming a series-regular on a show as storied as Lost is a lofty achievement for any actor. But for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, the path that brought him there—and to films like Suicide Squad and Thor: ...

Long-Gestating Project ‘Farming’ Hits Toronto Screens

Long-Gestating Project ‘Farming’ Hits Toronto Screens History had a strange way of catching up with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who wrote the autobiographical story that would eventually become the screenplay for his directorial debut, “Farming,” 16 years ...

8 Features That Center On Black Lives at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii recently lamented what she observed as a shocking scarcity of contemporary African films in top film festival lineups, but the upcoming Toronto International Film ...

First Look at Trailer for Genevieve Nnaji’s Toronto Film ‘Lionheart’

First Look at Trailer for Genevieve Nnaji’s Toronto Film ‘Lionheart’ Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for “Lionheart,” the directorial debut of actress Genevieve Nnaji, which plays in the Discovery section of Toronto Intl. Film Festival. ...

UK primed for strong Toronto, Venice showings after Cannes disappointment

35 features with UK involvement are playing across the two festivals. Four months ago, the UK was reacting to the disappointment of just four films with UK involvement in the Cannes Film Festival ...

Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama ‘Vox Lux’

Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama ‘Vox Lux’ The Toronto International Film Festival has added Brady Corbet’s drama “Vox Lux,” starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law, and Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” with Chloe Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert. The ...

Tiff Adds Natalie Portman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert Pics & Reveals Discovery Lineup

Tiff Adds Natalie Portman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert Pics & Reveals Discovery Lineup Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 6-16) has added a world premiere screening of Neil Jordan’s Greta and the North American premiere of Natalie Portman-starrer Vox Lux to its Special ...

Natalie Portman, Chloe Grace Moretz Dramas Added to Toronto Film Festival Lineup

Natalie Portman, Chloe Grace Moretz Dramas Added to Toronto Film Festival Lineup Brady Corbet’s “Vox Lux,” with Natalie Portman and Jude Law, and Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” with Chloe Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert, are among almost 50 films that have been added to the lineup of ...

Toronto 2018: Discovery line-up, Rising Stars revealed

Toronto 2018: Discovery line-up, Rising Stars revealed Neil Jordan’s Greta, Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux added to Special Presentations. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s 1980’s set skinhead drama Farming and Rosanne Pel’s Poland-set relationship drama Light As ...

Cannes: Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Damson Idris to Star in 'Farming'

Cannes: Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Damson Idris to Star in 'Farming' Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and rising star Damson Idris (star of John Singleton’s upcoming FX series Snowfall) will star in Farming, a story based on the life of Nigerian-British actor Adewale ...

Sundance Institute Summer lab projects

* When I think of what the Sundance labs might signify for those lucky enough to have their projects participate what comes to mind are the numerous other projects that were first birthed there. In ...