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Toronto International Film Festival

Boychoir's Lasting Impression Is the Transcendental Power of Song and Story

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Boychoir, a new feel-good, but very real and inspirational drama that screens at the Windsor International Film Festival, serves up both music and a story that is, well, transcendental.

Directors Guild Finds TV Diversity Hiring Stalled

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, accord...

Here's The First Poster For 'St. Vincent'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment

Bill Murray hasn't had a true lead role in a movie since 2005's "Broken Flowers," but that will change next month with the release of "St. Vincent." T...

Christopher Rosen

Things Are Different In The Adaptation Of 'This Is Where I Leave You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains spoilers about "This Is Where I Leave You." In Jonathan Tropper's "This Is Where I Leave You," Judd Foxman finds out hi...

Black Films And Artists Shine At The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Black films and artists were an integral part of the lineup at this year's Toronto International Film Festival along with other world premieres. Dramas, genre movies, comedies, romantic films and documentaries positioned themselves early for this year's annual Oscar race.

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Get used to hearing the title The Imitation Game because, between the filmmaking of Morten Tyldum and the acting of Benedict Cumberbatch, this is the film they'll be talking about at the end of the year.

Everything We Know About The Oscar Race Thus Far

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

This year's Toronto International Film Festival lineup may have been short a "Gravity" or "12 Years A Slave," but potential awards contenders were lit...

Keira Knightley Gets Caught In A Storm On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment

You can plan a glamorous outfit, but you can't predict the weather. Keira Knightley learned that the hard way when she -- along with a thunderstorm...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Entitlement is also an issue in Noah Baumbach's wonderfully acidic While We're Young, which captures a pair of Gen-Xers, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts), at a crisis point.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Which is what I value most about the film festival experience in general: the chance it offers to discover a film, a filmmaker, an actor -- the operative word being discover. That's less and less of a factor at this particular festival these days. Instead, it seems stacked with pre-sold titles.

Christopher Rosen

Why Kevin Kline Loves Playing Charming Misanthropes

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

Those who scroll aimlessly through Netflix on a nightly basis would be wise to put on 1991's "Soapdish" as soon as possible. Michael Hoffman's satire ...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to generalize about this year's Toronto International Film Festival based on the films I saw Monday, I'd tell you that it's a great year for dramatic films based on true stories.

Best of Venice: Theeb Takes the World by (Sand) Storm

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Theeb is a jewel, deserving of its Orizzonti Award for Best Director prized to Naji Abu Nowar in Venice and more. But Theeb is also the kind of film that grabs a hold of you and doesn't let go.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Sunday, Sept. 7

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I admire Smith's impulse to expand his film-making palette and was a fan of his Red State. Tusk, however, may only be for Smith completists. It was so disheartening that I bailed a little early in order to make a screening of The Reach.

Greta Gerwig Really Wanted To Do 'How I Met Your Dad'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

The death of "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff "How I Met Your Dad" was met with mixed reactions, but projected lead Greta Gerwig is definitely disappoi...

The Guy From 'Million Dollar Listing' Made A Noah Baumbach Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Here's the best movie to premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival: "While We're Young," Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" follow-up. ...

An Incomplete List Of All The Ways Denzel Kills People In 'The Equalizer'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains nonspecific spoilers about "The Equalizer." Denzel Washington killed a lot of people onscreen in 2004's "Man on Fire," ...

The One Thing You Need To Know About 'The Judge'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.10.2014 | Entertainment

Audiences will get to see Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in "The Judge" starting on Oct. 10, but the Warner Bros. release had its world premiere ...

James Gandolfini's Final Movie Is Disappointing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

If "The Drop" didn't contain James Gandolfini's last screen performance, it might have gone directly to DVD. That's how old fashioned so much of this ...

Miles Teller Deserves Some 'Whiplash' Oscar Buzz

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

Since "Whiplash" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, J.K. Simmons has been the focal point of the film's awards prospects. That praise...

Everything You Need To Know About The Fall's Biggest Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

From Sept. 4 through Sept. 14, the film world will reside in a place where Tim Hortons is king: The Toronto International Film Festival runs through t...

Christopher Rosen

Your Future Best Picture Winner Might Already Be Here

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Ahead, managing entertainment e...

Watch The First Trailer For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

On the heels of the first poster for Jon Stewart's "Rosewater," which HuffPost Entertainment debuted earlier on Thursday, comes the film's first trail...

Here's The First Poster For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Stewart's directorial debut, "Rosewater," is set to have a pretty big few weeks. The film premieres at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend be...

The Movies Everyone Will Talk About This Awards Season

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

In the last 15 years, seven movies that won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award went on to score an Oscar nomination for Best Pic...