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Toronto Film:"American Gods", "Flatliners", "Taken"

24 August 2016 8:32 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to TorontoFilm.Net here is the Toronto Film Production Update for September 2016, including "American Gods", "Flatliners", "Taken" and a whole lot more: 

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Alias Grace

Mini Series

Halfire Entertainment

Prod.: Sarah Polley, DJ Carson

Dir.: Mary Harron

Aug 15 - Nov 15/16

American Gods

TV Series

Fremantle / Starz Network

Exec. Prod.: Bryan Fuller,

Michael Green, Neil Gaiman

Dir.: David Slade & Various

Anon

Feature

Anon Film Prods. Canada Inc.

Prod.: Dan Bekerman

Dir.: Andrew Niccol

Jul 11 - Aug 26/16

Baroness Von Sketch Show

Season 2

TV Series

Bvss 2 Productions Ontario Inc. / Frantic Films

Prod.: Graham Ludlow, Jeff Peeler

Exec.Prod.: Jamie Brown, Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen

Dir.: Yael Staav

Sep 12 - Oct 28/16

Bruno & Boots II And III

TV Movie (2)

Aircraft Pictures

Prod.: Anthony Leo, Andrew Rosen

Dir.: Vivieno Caldinelli

Jul 22 - »

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Mulholland Drive Tops BBC's 100 Best Movies of the 21st Century List

23 August 2016 12:21 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The modern movie landscape can make some people feel like the best days of film are behind us. With remakes, reboots and adaptations very abundant, and original movies seemingly not raking it in at the box office, that is an understandable sentiment. But the BBC felt like there are a lot of recent movies worth celebrating, and that is why they set out to make a list of the 100 greatest movies of the 21st century. The list they came up with is nothing if not interesting, and it is definitely a reminder that there are a lot of great movies that have been made in the last 16 years.

BBC published the list on Tuesday morning, after taking months to put it all together. In order to come up with this list, they used nearly 200 critics from both print and online publications, as well as academics and curators. The contributors that were used spanned the globe, »

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The 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century: BBC Polls Critics From Around The Globe

23 August 2016 8:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last year, the BBC polled a bunch of critics to determine the 100 greatest American films of all time and only six films released after 2000 placed at all. This year, the BBC decided to determine the “new classics,” films from the past 16 years that will likely stand the test of time, so they polled critics from around the globe for their picks of the 100 greatest films of the 21st Century so far. David Lynch’s “Mulholland Dr.” tops the list, Wong Kar-Wai’s “In The Mood For Love” places second, and Paul Thomas Anderson and the Coen Brothers both have 2 films in the top 25. See the full results below.

Read More: The Best Movies of the 21st Century, According to IndieWire’s Film Critics

Though the list itself is fascinating, what’s also compelling are the statistics about the actual list. According to the the BBC, they polled 177 film critics from every continent except Antarctica. »

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Mullholland Drive tops critics' list of best 21st century films

23 August 2016 2:33 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Aug 23, 2016

A critics' survey puts Mullholland Drive at the top of the list of the best films since 2000. Did yours make the cut?

Movie critics love Linklater, Studio Ghibli, the Coens and the surrealist stylings of David Lynch. At least, that's if a newly-published list of the 100 greatest films of the 21st century is anything to go by.

BBC Culture commissioned the poll, which took in responses from 177 film critics from all over the world. As a result, the top 100 includes an eclectic mix of the mainstream to independent movies, from dramas to sci-fi and off-beat comedies. Feew would be surprised to see things like Paolo Sorrentino's handsome Italian confection The Great Beauty propping up the lower end of the list, or that such acclaimed directors as Wes Anderson or the aforementioned Coens feature heavily. 

What is pleasing to see, though, is how much good genre stuff has made the cut, »

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The 21st Century’s 100 Greatest Films, According to Critics

22 August 2016 6:23 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Although we’re only about 16% into the 21st century thus far, the thousands of films that have been released have provided a worthy selection to reflect on the cinematic offerings as they stand. We’ve chimed in with our favorite animations, comedies, sci-fi films, and have more to come, and now a new critics’ poll that we’ve taken part in has tallied up the 21st century’s 100 greatest films overall.

The BBC has polled 177 critics from around the world, resulting in a variety of selections, led by David Lynch‘s Mulholland Drive. Also in the top 10 was Wong Kar-wai‘s In the Mood For Love and Terrence Malick‘s The Tree of Life, which made my personal ballot (seen at the bottom of the page).

In terms of the years with the most selections, 2012 and 2013 each had 9, while Wes Anderson, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Christopher Nolan, the Coens, Michael Haneke, and »

- Jordan Raup

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New ‘Anne Of Green Gables’ Series Coming To Netflix

22 August 2016 11:52 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Netflix and Anne Shirley are set to become kindred spirits. The streaming giant will co-produce a new “Anne Of Green Gables” series with everyone’s favourite Prince Edward Island redhead. CBC, which aired the original “Anne Of Green Gables” mini-series with Megan Follows and the 1990s’ “Road To Avonlea” starring Sarah Polley, will co-produce along with […] »

- Rachel West

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"Take This Waltz" Then Move On?: Breakups in the Age of Selfish

16 August 2016 10:48 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Illustration by Leah BravoFive years ago, a film came and went with little fanfare, except a spattering of positive reviews, making around $4 million worldwide on a budget of about $10 million: Take This Waltz. More people know it as a Leonard Cohen song, from which its title comes. More people know Leonard Cohen than the director Sarah Polley, but as of this cultural moment, more people might know the star, Michelle Williams, than Leonard Cohen, due to her other movies and a popular TV show. These jejune concerns amplify less than we know and more than we'll admit. Name recognition: these go into the common denominators decision people look for when they decide to fund a film, a book, a play. How will it sell? How will it fit? What can it capitalize on? How can we make something that will not make people think too much or depress them? We »

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Anna Paquin Cast in Netflix Miniseries ‘Alias Grace’

16 August 2016 9:55 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Anna Paquin has joined the Netflix/CBC miniseries “Alias Grace,” TheWrap has learned. The show tells the story of Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear and Nancy Montgomery (Paquin) in 1843. Nancy is Kinnear’s housekeeper and lover, and while she initially befriends Grace, she begins to resent Grace and becomes increasingly jealous of Kinnear’s affection for her. Nancy eventually fires Grace in a fit of rage and is later found brutally murdered. »

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Anna Paquin Stars In Netflix’s Upcoming Margaret Atwood Miniseries ‘Alias Grace’

16 August 2016 9:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Margaret Atwood adaptations are coming to streaming services in waves. Hulu previously announced a 10-episode series adaptation of her 1985 novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” starring Elisabeth Moss. This past June, Netflix and CBC greenlit a six-hour miniseries adaptation of her novel “Alias Grace,” written and produced by Sarah Polley (“Stories We Tell,” “The Last Waltz”) and directed by Mary Harron (“American Psycho”). Today, Netflix and CBC announce that the miniseries will star Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin.

Read More: ‘Alias Grace’: Sarah Polley Helming Margaret Atwood Miniseries for Netflix

Based on factual events “Alias Grace” follows the 1843 murders of wealthy Thomas Kinnear and his housemaid and lover Nancy Montgomery (played by Paquin). They were supposedly killed by two servants: Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) a poor, young Irish immigrant and stable hand James McDermott. McDermott was ultimately hanged and Marks was sentenced to life in prison. There’s much controversy over »

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Anna Paquin Stars In Netflix’s Upcoming Margaret Atwood Miniseries ‘Alias Grace’

16 August 2016 9:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Margaret Atwood adaptations are coming to streaming services in waves. Hulu previously announced a 10-episode series adaptation of her 1985 novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” starring Elisabeth Moss. This past June, Netflix and CBC greenlit a six-hour miniseries adaptation of her novel “Alias Grace,” written and produced by Sarah Polley (“Stories We Tell,” “The Last Waltz”) and directed by Mary Harron (“American Psycho”). Today, Netflix and CBC announce that the miniseries will star Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin.

Read More: ‘Alias Grace’: Sarah Polley Helming Margaret Atwood Miniseries for Netflix

Based on factual events “Alias Grace” follows the 1843 murders of wealthy Thomas Kinnear and his housemaid and lover Nancy Montgomery (played by Paquin). They were supposedly killed by two servants: Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) a poor, young Irish immigrant and stable hand James McDermott. McDermott was ultimately hanged and Marks was sentenced to life in prison. There’s much controversy over »

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Anna Paquin to Star in Netflix Miniseries ‘Alias Grace’

16 August 2016 8:33 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

True Blood” star Anna Paquin has been tapped to star in Netflix and CBC’s six-part miniseries “Alias Grace,” the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name, which is based on a true story. Paquin will appear as Nancy Montgomery opposite star Sarah Gadon, who plays the titular role of Grace Marks.

The story follows Grace Marks, a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear and Nancy Montgomery in 1843. Nancy is Kinnear’s housekeeper and lover, and while she initially befriends Grace, she begins to resent Grace and becomes increasingly jealous of Kinnear’s affection for her. Nancy eventually fires Grace in a fit of rage and is later found brutally murdered.

The six-hour miniseries is written and executive produced by Sarah Polley, and directed by Mary Harron. “Alias Grace »

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Anna Paquin to Star in Netflix/CBC Margaret Atwood Miniseries Alias Grace

16 August 2016 8:28 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Anna Paquin sure seems to like her roles bloody: The True Blood star has been cast as a brutally murdered housekeeper in Netflix and CBC’s six-hour miniseries Alias Grace, our sister site Deadline reports.

Sarah Polley’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel centers on Grace Marks (11.22.63‘s Sarah Gadon), a historical figure who was convicted of killing her boss Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper/lover Nancy Montgomery (played by Paquin) in Canada in 1843.

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Paquin’s character starts out as Grace’s friend, »

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Top 5 Seth Rogen Movies

11 August 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Top 5 Seth Rogen MoviesTop 5 Seth Rogen MoviesAmanda Wood & Adriana Floridia8/11/2016 10:00:00 Am

Canada’s own Seth Rogen has become pretty prolific in the industry these past couple years, with at least one new movie released every year. This month he’s got another movie hitting theatres with Sausage Party.

We don’t know about you, but Sausage Party is one of our most anticipated movies of the summer. There have been lots of good animation movies recently, but this is a little different. It’s not often that we see an animated movie aimed at adults, and Sausage Party certainly isn’t targeted towards kids.

If you haven’t watched the hilariously outrageous trailer, the plot follows a hot dog weiner (voiced by Rogen) who discovers the horrors of the world outside the grocery store and strives to let his food companions know the truth. Literally everybody is in this, »

- Amanda Wood & Adriana Floridia

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Greta Gerwig rewriting Little Women adaptation

8 August 2016 2:19 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The Frances Ha star and screenwriter is taking over the Louisa May Alcott remake from Sarah Polley

Greta Gerwig is rewriting Sarah Polley’s script for the upcoming adaptation of Little Women.

According to the Tracking Board, the actor, who also co-wrote Frances Ha and Mistress America, will take over from Sarah Polley, who was previously on board. Polley’s writing credits include her two films as director: Take This Waltz and Stories We Tell.

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Little Women: new take heading to the movies

7 August 2016 10:17 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Aug 8, 2016

Greta Gerwig is penning a new take on Little Women for Sony…

It’s been a little while now since we’ve seen a take on Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women arriving on cinema screens. Rest assured though, chums, that there’s another one on the way.

Gillian Armstrong helmed the last movie take on the book in 1994 (pictured), which starred Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Clare Danes, Christian Bale and Kirsten Dunst. The new version was originally in the hands of Sarah Polley (Stories We Tell, Take This Waltz). However, Sony has now hired Greta Gerwig to take a pass at the screenplay. Whether she’ll build on what Polley has already written, or start afresh, is not yet clear.

Neither is it clear at this stage whether Gerwig is likely to star in the new movie. We suggest the odds aren’t bad there.

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‘Little Women’: Greta Gerwig Will Rewrite Sony’s Remake of Louisa May Alcott Novel

6 August 2016 10:06 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The new “Little Women” film adaptation is finally underway at Sony Pictures. The Tracking Board reports that Greta Gerwig is set to rewrite the script for the remake of the classic Louisa May Alcott novel. The previous screenwriter attached was Sarah Polley.

Originally published in 1868, “Little Women” tells the story of the four March sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, and their passage from childhood to womanhood.

Read More: ‘Wiener-Dog’ Trailer: Greta Gerwig Befriends a Dachshund in Todd Solondz’s Dark Sundance Comedy

The remake will be produced by Amy Pascal under her production company, Pascal Pictures, Denise Di Novi of Di Novi Pictures and Robin Swicord. This will be the seventh adaptation of the story, with the 1994 Gillian Armstrong-directed picture, starring Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Claire Danes and Kirsten Dunst, as the most recent.

Gerwig is an actress and filmmaker, most recently seen in the indie “Wiener-Dog.” She »

- Liz Calvario

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12 expensive and eccentric modern Hollywood movies

25 July 2016 8:02 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Jul 26, 2016

They cost millions and they’re very, very odd. We take a look at 12 expensive and eccentric Hollywood films from the past 40 years...

The risk-averse nature of filmmaking means that the world’s more maverick and outrageous writers and directors have to make do with relatively low budgets. Nicolas Winding Refn drenched the screen in all kinds of sordid, violent and startling imagery in such films as Only God Forgives and this year’s The Neon Demon, but the combined budget of those probably didn’t even match the catering budget for something like Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice.

Every so often, though, a truly bonkers film slips through the Hollywood studio system - often by accident. From horror sequels to original sci-fi adventures, here are 12 incredibly expensive and gloriously eccentric Hollywood movies from the past 40 years.

The Exorcist II (1977)

Budget: $14 million

Like most films made for purely financial reasons, »

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Toronto Film: "Taken", "Flatliners", "People Of Earth"

25 July 2016 7:33 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to TorontoFilm.Net here is the Toronto Film Production Update for August 2016, including "Taken", "Flatliners", "People Of Earth" and a whole lot more: 

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Alias Grace

Mini Series

Halfire Entertainment

Prod.: Sarah Polley, DJ Carson

Dir.: Mary Harron

Aug 15 - Nov 15/16

American Gods

TV Series

Fremantle / Starz Network

Exec. Prod.: Bryan Fuller,

Michael Green, Neil Gaiman

Dir.: David Slade & Various

Mar. 14 – Sep 30/16

Anon

Feature

Anon Film Prods. Canada Inc.

Prod.: Dan Bekerman

Dir.: Andrew Niccol

Backstage 

Season 2

TV Series

Fresh TV

Prod.: Brian Campbell

Exec. Prod.: Brian Irving,

Lara Azzopardi

Dir.: Mario Azzopardi,

Wendy Morgan, Director X, Rt!,

Warren P. Sonoda, Lara Azzopardi

Jul 5 - Aug 19/16

Bruno & Boots II And III

TV Movie (2)

Aircraft Pictures

Prod.: Anthony Leo, Andrew Rosen

Dir.: Vivieno Caldinelli

Jul 22 - Sep 2

Buckout Road

Feature

Buckout Productions Ltd

Prod. »

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TV News Roundup: ’12 Monkeys’ Renewed for Season 3 at Syfy & More

29 June 2016 2:31 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“12 Monkeys” has been renewed for Season 3 on Syfy; Kris Jenner and more celebrities will appear on E! second season of “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry;” VH1 has announced Marc Lamont Hill as the host of its new late night talk show; and Netflix has debuted the first trailer for Season 3 of “BoJack Horseman,” in today’s TV news roundup.

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Syfy has renewed “12 Monkeys” for Season 3, Variety has confirmed. The time-travel drama will return with a 10-episode third season in 2017. The show, based on the 1995 film of the same name, is currently in the midst of its second season, airing Mondays at 9 p.m. on Syfy. “12 Monkeys” stars Aaron Stanford and Amanda Schull and is executive produced by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett. The show hails from Universal Cable Productions in association with Atlas Entertainment. EW first reported the show’s renewal.

VH1 has announced a new late night talk show titled “VH1 Live!” debuting »

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Quiz: Oh Canada! How much do you know about Canadian film?

27 June 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

While it may not be the official beginning of summer, Canada Day marks the start of hot days and two glorious months of no school. Fireworks, barbecues, cake that looks like a Canadian flag… all classic staples that it wouldn’t be Canada Day without.

It also wouldn’t be Canada Day without a celebration of Canadian film. Affectionately referred to as Hollywood North by the industry, the Canadian film industry has become synonymous with talent and possibility. Big-name Canadian directors like Sarah Polley, David Cronenberg and Xavier Dolan have made their mark on the world stage, and actors from Ryan Reynolds to Rachel McAdams continue to make us proud on the big screen.

We’ve got a quiz covering all types of Canadian movie trivia just in time for Canada Day, so test your knowledge below and see how well you really know Canadian movies!

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- Amanda Wood and Rachel West

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