Kate Winslet and Mark Wahlberg aim for Oscars at unusual Toronto film festival

The Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg is hoping to return to the race with the fact-based drama Good Joe Bell from Reinaldo Marcus Green, the acclaimed director of Monsters and Men, and the Oscar-winning screenwriters of Brokeback Mountain. The film tells the true story of a father whose son kills himself after homophobic bullying and his […]

Shawn Mendes Partnering With Toronto Film Festival For Changemaker Award, Will Perform at 2020 Ceremony

This year’s honorees will include Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins, directors Chloe Zhao, Mira Nair and Tracey Deer and Grammy-winning composer Terence Blanchard. After the coronavirus pandemic ended plans for a physical mass gathering, TIFF’s award season gala will go digital this year with at-home acceptance speeches and career retrospectives for the trophy winners.

Morgan Freeman & Ruby Rose Lead Cast In Action-Thriller ‘Vanquish’, Capstone Launches Pic Currently Shooting In Mississippi — Toronto

“As Indie filmmakers for the last 25 years, we thought we’ve faced every obstacle we could. But as seems to be the case…there is always a new challenge. COVID has made us rethink every aspect of our shoot. What has remained intact is a great cast, director and crew all co-operating as a team to […]

Trace Lysette, Patricia Clarkson, Anna Paquin & Adriana Barraza To Star In Drama ‘Monica’; The Exchange Launches Sales — Toronto

The Exchange is launching world sales during the Toronto Film Festival on the drama, which will chart the story of a transgender woman (Lysette) who returns home to the Midwest to care for her dying mother (Clarkson). The tale of a fractured family is said to explore themes of abandonment, ageing, acceptance and redemption.

Venice Film Festival 2020: The Best Movies According To The Critics

Standing out in the pack for its touted Academy Awards potential was Chloe Zhao’s anticipated drama Nomadland, starring Frances McDormand as a woman who embarks on a journey through the American West. The Searchlight Pictures movie, which debuted last night, was expected to be impress given its simultaneous berths in Venice and Toronto, and it […]

Anthony Hopkins & Johnny Flynn To Star In Holocaust Drama ‘One Life’ About Nicholas Winton, Who Saved 669 Children From The Nazis; See-Saw & FilmNation Launch For Toronto Market

Actor and musician Flynn most recently starred in the movie Emma alongside Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Nighy and Josh O’Connor. He broke out in Michael Pearce’s BAFTA-winning thriller Beast and secured a string of roles in upcoming movies including David Bowie film Stardust, See-Saw Films’ WWII drama Operation Mincemeat, and Simon Stone’s The Dig for Netflix. He […]

Chaitanya Tamhane bags Best Screenplay award for The Disciple at Venice Film Festival, loses Golden Lion to Nomadland

Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’sThe Disciple won the best Best SCreenplay award at Venice International Film Festival during the closing ceremony held on Saturday. This is the second award the film got at the festival. Earlier, it was honoured with the International Critics’ Prize awarded by FIPRESCI.

Nomadland takes first prize at scaled-down Venice Film Festival

From Marx to Greta: Highlights of the 2020 Venice Film Festival Hollywood’s contribution: ‘Nomadland’ “Nomadland” tells the tale of a woman in her 60s who loses everything during the Great Recession of the 2000s and ends up traveling in a van through the western United States as a kind of modern nomad. It is a […]

‘Nomadland’ takes first prize at scaled-down Venice Film Festival

From Marx to Greta: Highlights of the 2020 Venice Film Festival Hollywood’s contribution: ‘Nomadland’ “Nomadland” tells the tale of a woman in her 60s who loses everything during the Great Recession of the 2000s and ends up traveling in a van through the western United States as a kind of modern nomad. It is a […]

Aaron Eckhart & Tommy Lee Jones Conspiracy Thriller ‘Wander’ Gets North America Deal With Saban Films

April Mullen (Below Her Mouth) directed the feature from a script by Tim Doiron (88). Mullen and Doiron also produced with VMI Worldwide’s Andre Relis, Verdi Productions’ Chad A. Verdi, Don Kee Productions’ Jason Allison, Aloe Entertainment’s Mary Aloe, Falconer Picture’s Douglas Falconer and James Van Der Woerd.