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‘Wildcat’ Review: A Wildlife Doc Full of Human Feeling

Filmmakers Melissa Lesh and Trevor Beck Frost lived in the Amazon jungle for several months to record the effort by a pair of young people to rescue and raise an ocelot.

‘The Corridors of Power’ Review: A Disturbing History of Genocide and Foreign Policy Failure

Dror Moreh's new documentary relies on impressive interviews with diplomats like Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, Wesley Clark, Leon Panetta, and especially former UN Ambassador Samantha Power to fill in the story.

‘Sr.’ Review: Robert Downey Jr. Pays Affectionate Tribute to His Indie Film Pioneer Father

Director Chris Smith incorporates revealing interviews with family members and famous friends like Norman Lear and Alan Arkin in this portrait of Robert Downey Sr. that premiered at Telluride.

‘The Wonder’ Review: Florence Pugh Dazzles in Sebastian Lelio’s Mesmerizing Study of Faith and Abuse

Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones and newcomer Kila Lord Cassidy co-star in this drama set in famine-ravaged 1862 Ireland.

Neon Nabs Julia Garner’s ‘The Royal Hotel’ Thriller

Neon has picked up the North American rights to The Royal Hotel from writer and director Kitty Green and See-Saw Films. The social thriller will star Ozark actress Julia Garner, Hugo Weaving and Jessica Henwick. The Royal Hotel will also reteam Green and Garner after their collaboration on The Assistant, which premiered at Telluride in […]

Forget Aspen: The Colorado Mountains Where Hollywood Goes to Really Ski

Aspen is the most buzzed-about, see-and-be-seen spot each winter, with the likes of the Kardashians, Kate Hudson and her family, and so many more holding court. But for stars and execs who wish to ski or snowboard in relative peace, these three other Colorado destinations — all of which are Epic Pass resorts — beckon […]

Steven Soderbergh, Eddie Alcazar Reteam for ‘Divinity’ Thriller (Exclusive)

Mentor and collaborator Steven Soderbergh and director Eddie Alcazar are reteaming for Divinity, a thriller set to star Stephen Dorff, Moises Arias, Jason Genao, Karrueche Tran and Mike O’Hearn. Soderbergh, who will produce Divinity, earlier partnered up for Alcazar’s hyperstylized sci-fi feature debut Perfect, which stars Abbie Cornish, Garrett Wareing and Courtney Eaton, and debuted […]

Toronto: Kristen Stewart Reflects on Portraying Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’

Kristen Stewart, who plays the late Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain’s Spencer, says there’s a big difference between her as an actress going to the depths of despair on-screen over her character’s marriage to Prince Charles and the late Royal herself. While speaking at the Toronto Film Festival on Wednesday, Stewart reflected on her time […]

Documentary ‘Procession’ Acquired by Netflix for Oscar Run (Exclusive)

Robert Greene‘s Procession, a documentary feature about six men who survived childhood sexual assault at the hands of Catholic priests and clergy, has been acquired by Netflix, which intends to mount a full-fledged Oscar campaign for it, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The film premiered earlier this month at the Telluride Film Festival, where it […]

Pandemic-Impacted Toronto Film Festival Morphs Into Two Events for 2021

A scaled-down 2021 Toronto Film Festival has dramatically turned into two events: a festival for directors and producers over the moon for finally screening their latest movies in front of a live audience, and a stay-at-home event for film buyers and sellers looking to avoid crowds and the Delta variant. “I was afraid they were […]

Telluride Buzz: Feinberg and Keegan on Hollywood’s Return to the Rockies

Masked, vaxxed and happy to be back, Scott Feinberg and Rebecca Keegan huddled at their old haunt, The New Sheridan Chop House, to try to make sense of the 2021 Telluride Film Festival… KEEGAN  It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since we were last here at Telluride, Scott, and this year’s festival was […]

Telluride 2021: With ‘A Hero,’ Asghar Farhadi Tells a Fable for the Cancel Culture Age

Asghar Farhadi doesn’t use Twitter or Facebook. “It takes a lot of time, and from an emotional point of view, I’m not the kind of person that can absorb that much bad news,” he says. But the two-time Oscar-winning Iranian director has made a trenchant critique of the phenomenon of social media-anointed saints and villains […]