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Box Office: 'Hustlers' racks up solid $33 million debut, 'Goldfinch' bombs


LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Hustlers" rolled in the Benjamins this weekend, collecting $33.2 million when it debuted in 3,250 North American theaters.

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto film festival's Oscar-bellwether award

TORONTO New Zealander Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" on Sunday won the audience award given at the end of the Toronto International Film Festival, which has in many past years been a bellwether for Academy Award winners. | Video

Sep 16 2019

'The Sky is Pink' stars honor real-life family's loss at Toronto red carpet

TORONTO Walking the red carpet ahead of the world premiere of "The Sky is Pink" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas contrasted her life while filming with the experiences of the characters in the movie.

Sep 13 2019

Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment'

PARIS The under-representation of women in Hollywood behind the camera is an "embarrassment", American actor and activist Geena Davis said at France's Deauville Film Festival.

People, France Sep 11 2019

Renée Zellweger felt a 'sense of responsibility' in 'Judy'

TORONTO Renée Zellweger said she felt a "sense of responsibility" to portray the late singer Judy Garland as authentically as possible in the movie "Judy," which was shown at the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday to a standing ovation. | Video

Sep 11 2019

'Ford v Ferrari' actors say race car drivers a special breed

TORONTO Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making "Ford v Ferrari", based on the true story of the battle between the car makers at the 1966 Le Mans.

Sep 09 2019

'The Goldfinch' aims to live up to book at Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO 'The Goldfinch' felt the pressure to live up to the award-winning book upon which the film is based, members of the cast and crew said at the Toronto Film Festival premiere on Sunday. | Video

Sep 09 2019

'It: Chapter Two' floats to No. 1 with $91 million

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Leave it to Pennywise to deliver a much-needed jolt to the domestic box office. Warner Bros. and New Line's "It: Chapter Two" arrived with $91 million, a promising start to fall after a lackluster summer moviegoing season.

Sep 08 2019

Amazon's 'The Aeronauts' premieres in Toronto amid concerns about streaming services

TORONTO Amazon Studios' "The Aeronauts" had its Toronto International Film Festival premiere on Sunday amid concerns about the impact of streaming service providers on the traditional theatrical-release model.

Sep 08 2019

Rare Darth Vader mask, Harry Potter glasses up for auction in LA

LOS ANGELES A rare Darth Vader mask and helmet worn in one of the early "Star Wars" movies goes up for auction in Los Angeles later this month, along with a pair of Harry Potter's signature glasses.

Sep 09 2019

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video