Saturday, October 23, 2021

Cineworld planned to sell off Cineplex’s signage, RecRoom business: theatre CEO

October 6, 2021 11:36 am TORONTO — Cineworld Group PLC's chief executive was planning to sell off Cineplex Inc.'s RecRoom and signage business in a secret initiative he called "Project...

Glenn Gould Prize winner Alanis Obomsawin strikes tone of hope for Indigenous future

October 5, 2021 12:26 pm TORONTO — Alanis Obomsawin shared hope for the future of Indigenous Peoples as she accepted the Glenn Gould Prize on Monday for her lifetime contribution...

Review: Craig’s Bond exits in big, brash ‘No Time to Die’

September 30, 2021 2:46 pm Welcome back, Mr. Bond. This is your most important mission yet. The fate of the movie business depends on your success. ...

Review: ‘Titane’ is feral and wildly original cinema

September 30, 2021 9:36 am "Titane" is a shock to the system.  Unbound by genre, decency or form, French writer-director Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or recipient is pulsating and passionately defiant cinema...

TIFF co-head Joana Vicente exits role after three years, heads to Sundance

September 29, 2021 1:26 pm TORONTO — Joana Vicente is leaving the Toronto International Film Festival after three years as its co-head and executive director. Organizers at TIFF, which operates one...

Cineplex’s pandemic response was similar to prospective buyer, other retailers: CEO

September 23, 2021 12:31 pm TORONTO — The chief executive of Cineplex Inc. says his company's decision to slow payments to film studios and seek rent deferrals and abatements during...

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal carries claustrophobic ‘The Guilty’

September 23, 2021 12:16 pm An emergency dispatch center doesn’t exactly sound like the most visually exciting place to set an entire film. But the technical limitation of being imprisoned...

TIFF co-heads say festival was ‘incredible’ and ‘safe’ despite COVID case

September 18, 2021 3:06 pm TORONTO — From seeing stars moved to tears in connecting with audiences, to the transparent handling of a COVID-19 case, the Toronto International Film Festival...

Review: Drag queen dreams in ‘Talking About Jamie’

September 17, 2021 3:26 pm “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,” a predictable and glossy “Billy Elliot”-like musical of British working-class aspiration that’s nevertheless a joy, is the kind of movie that...

Five hidden gems from the Toronto International Film Festival

September 17, 2021 2:41 pm Without the usual impromptu conversations outside cinemas at the Toronto International Film Festival, this year many film lovers were left to their own devices to...

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States mostly defer to union guidance for on-set gun safety

October 23, 2021 11:11 am Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a...

No ‘blank slate’ jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

October 23, 2021 10:11 am BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was...

Harrison Ford reunited with lost credit card in Sicily

October 23, 2021 10:06 am MILAN (AP) — Harrison Ford lost his credit card during a stay in a beach town near Palermo, Sicily, but...