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Toronto International Film Festival 2012

Ben Affleck: Republicans 'Had A Chance'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Ben Affleck is comparing U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to past campaign losers Al Gore, Michael Dukakis ...

Has Harvey Weinstein Already Taken Over Oscar Season?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Welcome to The Chase, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2012, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 85th annual Academy Awards.

How LucasFilm Erased Genndy Tartakovsky's Version Of 'Clone Wars'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Genndy Tartakovsky's Emmy-winning version of "Clone Wars" never happened. At least, that's what LucasFilm would want you to believe, focusing instead ...

Mike Hogan

Let's Talk To Ray Liotta About Mobsters!

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Ray Liotta doesn't only play cold-eyed, purse-mouthed sociopaths who would sooner put a bullet in your head than shake your hand. "The next movie I'm ...

How Joss Whedon's Shakespeare Movie Made 'The Avengers' Better

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

"I was much happier shooting 'Much Ado' than I've ever been." It's somehow both surprising and unsurprising to hear Joss Whedon say this about his...

Joss Whedon's Passion Project: A Shakespeare Adaptation

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Joss Whedon figures if Shakespeare were alive today, he might be writing superhero stories. Only better ones than Whedon and his colle...

A Tale of Two Snoops

McLean Greaves | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment
McLean Greaves

Reincarnated, the new documentary on Snoop Dogg, is a fascinating in-depth account of what happens when a famous OG (original gangsta) really becomes an middle-aged OG.

Mike Hogan

P.T. Anderson On 'The Master,' Joaquin Phoenix & Loving Redheads

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

"The Master" is a movie people are going to be talking about for a long time. Paul Thomas Anderson's haunting meditation on friendship, manipulation a...

Colin Firth Explains What It's Like To Host 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

When I met Colin Firth at his hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival, he immediately apologized for being, in his words, "fried" from je...

Terrence Malick's Wife Says Couple Almost Moved To Canada After 9/11

Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder" screened at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday night. As is his custom, the reclusive director wasn'...

Famed Director Says Incest Is OK, Just Like Gay Marriage

Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment

Director Nick Cassavetes ("The Notebook," "Alpha Dog") debuted his controversial new movie this weekend, but his comments in an interview with TheWrap...

Five Minutes With Director Ashim Ahluwalia at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival kicked off on Thursday with all the glitz, glamour and fanfare one has come to expect of the internationally renowned film fest, which this year added a masala twist to the lineup of films with a spotlight on Mumbai.

Famed Director: Incest Is OK

The Wrap | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment

Writer-director Nick Cassavetes unveiled his new movie "Yellow" at the Toronto Film Festival this weekend and found himself defending the main charact...

Is 'The Master' About Scientology?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Amy Adams has received three Oscar nominations in her career thus far, but she gives what is arguably her greatest performance in "The Master." That m...

'Silver Linings Playbook': Your Future Best Picture?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Another day, another Best Picture favorite. David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Satur...

Jennifer Lawrence Nearly Passed On 'Hunger Games'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

TORONTO -- As Jennifer Lawrence prepares to start shooting the next installment of "The Hunger Games," she's thinking back to how she nearly turned do...

Ben Affleck Thanks Canada With 'Argo'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

TORONTO — On behalf of himself and his fellow Americans, Ben Affleck is saying thank you to Canada. Affleck made his latest return to the Toron...

Masterpiece Or Failure? 'Cloud Atlas' Splits Critics

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Entertainment

"Eye-rollingly glib," wrote Kevin Jagernauth for Indiewire's blog The Playlist. "'Cloud Atlas' is one of my very favorite films this year," exclaim...

The First Word On Ryan Gosling's 'Place Beyond The Pines'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment

"The Place Beyond The Pines" debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday night, marking the first public showing of the newest Ryan G...

'Looper' Director Rian Johnson The Key To Making A Great Time-Travel Movie

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.08.2012 | Entertainment

Back in May, Rian Johnson -- who's currently at the Toronto International Film Festival promoting "Looper," a movie that he wrote and directed -- par...

Karl Urban Didn't Marry Nicole Kidman

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.08.2012 | Entertainment

It's shockingly evident that Karl Urban has an "interview mode," which is quite different than his "normal human being mode." When I met Urban on Frid...

The First Word On 'Anna Karenina' Is ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

"Pride and Prejudice" and "Atonement," the last two acclaimed novel adaptations directed by Joe Wright, were nominated for 11 Academy Awards between t...

Kristen Stewart Is Not Hiding Anymore

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment

TORONTO — "Twilight's" newest vampire re-emerged in public at the Toronto Film Festival. Kristen Stewart made her first public appearance in ne...

Is Kristen Stewart The Only Celebrity Making Real Art?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Before you scroll down to the comments to register your disgust at Stewart's latest attempt to lead the nation's youth into a ditch of vice and vulgarity, try to imagine any of her fellow Millennial über-celebrities giving this performance.

The Comeback Of Ben Affleck

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

What Ben Affleck has done with his career is quite remarkable. I mean, sure, there have been reclamation projects before -- even George Burns foun...