Dark, creepy Disney World indie gets Awesome Fest premiere

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If you’ve ever had a panic attack in a theme park, a freakout at a crowded fair, or simply reflected on your life a little doomily while... Read more

Machete Kills director talks Mel, Gaga, Amber Heard and Charlie Sheen

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For a cheap-o “Mexploitation” pic starring grizzled tough guy Danny Trejo as a South of the Border cop turned superspy, Machete... Read more

True stories dominate the multiplex

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“Based on a true story.” “Inspired by real events.” Just about the only movie out there right now that doesn’t... Read more

Philly Film Fest to open with Redford… plus new Streep, Winslet and Dench titles

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All is not lost: The folks behind the Philadelphia Film Festival have scored a bunch of programming coups for the soon-coming fest, not the... Read more

Mondo Meyer! A salute to sexploitation king Russ Meyer

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Sexploitation king Russ Meyer’s 1975 chef d’oeuvre, Supervixens -- the colorfully tawdry tale of a gas station attendant on the... Read more

Matthew McConaughey is no lightweight

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In a midday Monday interview following the press conference for Dallas Buyers Club, Matthew McConaughey sat down to discuss the fearless physical... Read more

McQueen, Cuaron, Fiennes, Soderbergh -- directors talk directing at Toronto fete

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Sunday: lots of interviews and lots of running around from one posh, palatial hotel to another (most of them fronted by throngs of barricaded... Read more

12 Years a Slave, 30 days to live, a few minutes to rob a bank

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Saturday morning outside the ScotiaBank Theater complex (the longest escalator ride in the world?), pouring rain. Inside, pouring people --... Read more