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TIFF: Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ Wins Audience Award

Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans picked up the top People’s Choice honor Sunday at the Toronto Film Festival, which wrapped up its 47th edition. Spielberg’s latest film grabbed TIFF’s top audience award, which is often a barometer of future Academy Award nominations. “This is the most personal film I’ve ever made, and the warm reception from […]

Lionsgate Thriller ‘Run’ Release Date Pushed Back 4 Months

'Searching' filmmaker Aneesh Chaganty is directing 'Run.'

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Lupita Nyong’o (‘Us’)

Lupita Nyong'o reflects on her upbringing as a citizen of the world, beating out 2,000 other actresses to land '12 Years a Slave' and learning to navigate Hollywood and celebrity.

Bill Pohlad to Direct ‘Dreamin’ Wild’ Music Biopic for Focus Features

'Green Book' producer Jim Burke is also on board the movie about the real-life musical duo Donnie and Joe Emerson.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Steve McQueen (‘Widows’)

Director Steve McQueen discusses his new film 'Widows,' a heist picture he's been mulling for 35 years, and how his work in art led to his career in film.

Sarah Paulson Nabs Lead in Lionsgate Thriller ‘Run’

Sarah Paulson has landed the lead role in Lionsgate's upcoming thriller 'Run.'

Toronto: Peter Farrelly’s ‘Green Book’ Wins Audience Award

Peter Farrelly's 'Green Book' has joined the search for the next Oscar frontrunner out of the Toronto Film Festival after picking up the top People's Choice award on Sunday.

Toronto: Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Captures Audience Award

The win makes the movie a frontrunner for the awards season on its way to possible Oscar glory. The first runner-up was the Dev Patel-starrer 'Lion.'

’12 Years a Slave’ Screenwriter on Oscar Diversity: “We Are Not the Fringe” (Guest Column)

John Ridley, who won the best adapted screenplay Oscar and is a member of the writers branch, asserts, "We can’t simply lament circumstances at the end of each year ... we must work to secure our own vibrancy."

Foreign-Language Oscar Spotlight: Confronting the History of Gypsy Slavery in Romania’s ‘Aferim!’

Director Radu Jude won the best director's honor in Berlin for his tale, dubbed a Romanian '12 Years a Slave.'

TIFF: Brie Larson’s ‘Room’ Captures Audience Award

Directors Alan Zweig and Sion Sono also took home big prizes in Toronto.

Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Richard Curtis Kick Off U.N. Global Goals Campaign

Liam Neeson to be the voice of God in the new campaign, which will promote the UN's goals for sustainable development.