Stockholm Festival Winners Jasmin Mozaffari, Crystal Moselle Talk About Next Projects (EXCLUSIVE)

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“Firecrackers” director Jasmin Mozaffari and “Skate Kitchen” helmer Crystal Moselle, who won Stockholm Film Festival’s best film and debut, respectively, sat with Variety after the awards ceremony on Friday to discuss thei…

As Movies Become Commoditized, Toronto’s Search Engine Seeks True Love

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The commoditization of film continues apace. By the counts on Boxofficemojo.com, theatrical feature releases have reached 648 for the year. That’s about two films per day, a rate that promises another 98 movies by December 31, even if we don’t get a ye…

Toronto Pic ‘Giant Little Ones’ Acquired By Vertical Entertainment

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EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Giant Little Ones, the coming-of-age drama from Canadian director Keith Behrman that had its world premiere earlier this fall as a Toronto Film Festival special presentation. Th…

‘The Good Girls’ Director Alejandra Márquez Abella Inks With APA

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EXCLUSIVE: APA has signed Mexican writer-director Alejandra Márquez Abella on the heels of the Toronto Film Festival, where she world premiered her second feature film The Good Girls in the Platform section. It was a return to the fest for Márquez Abel…

Busan Film Review: ‘The Third Wife’

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Gently dipping us into the long ago and far away past, Ash Mayfair’s directorial debut brings an intimate immediacy to the re-creation of rural Vietnam in the late 19th century. Though it’s almost painterly, in the pellucid watercolor palet…

Film Review: ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes’

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Roger Ailes — presidential media consultant, creator and guru of Fox News, serial sexual harasser brought low by his ruthless appetites — may have been the most revolutionary image maker in the history of American politics. His legacy is there every ti…