Michael Shannon

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Andrew Garfield's Eviction Drama '99 Homes’ Sells to Upstart Distributor

Broad Green Pictures has acquired Ramin Bahrani's latest film, which co-stars Michael ShannonFollowing a heated bidding war, Broad Green Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to Ramin Bahrani's eviction drama “99 Homes,” which stars Andrew Garfield and ... [Published The Wrap - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Moving drama at TIFF

The devastating new drama 99 Homes premiered this week at the 39th annual Toronto Film Festival .The tense film concerns a father who compromises his ideals in order to provide for his family when they lose their home. The movie has yet to find a distributor, ... [Published DSTV.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto Film Festival: Al Pacino, Julianne Moore, and the Fifteen Best Performances of the Fest

Sony Pictures ClassicsWith the caveat that I have, to date, seen 22 out of 393 films screened, and with the second caveat that I have lined up today (my last day, sniff ) Reese Witherspoon in Wild and Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler , two of the most ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TORONTO

The flashy premieres are mostly over and journalists are packing up and leaving town, so it looks as though the 2014 Toronto Film Festival is coming to an end. Before we close up shop, here’s a rundown of some of the smaller, but deserving, films I’ve ... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Liam Lacey’s TIFF Diary: Testy press conferences – don’t ask the stars about genius, sad stories or unruly facial hair

One effect of the Toronto International Film Festival’s decision to run only premieres for the first four days is that a greater number of high-profile films are running in its second week. That includes three films that are at least somewhat Oscar-buzzy, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Telluride: Foreclosure Crisis Drama ’99 Homes’ Electrifies Fest And Sparks Strong Distribution And Oscar Buzz

After its smash international World Premiere in Venice,  director Ramin Bahrani’s  99 Homes ,  an absolutely riveting drama about the 2008 home foreclosure crisis, has made its North American Premiere here at the Telluride Film Festival and it has set ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Bankruptcy, greed from US to Venice

‘99 Homes’ strong contender for Golden LionVENICE, Aug 30, (Agencies): It’s suburban America, but it could be anywhere hit by the economic crisis: eviction drama “99 Homes” is a portrayal of bankruptcy, greed and despair as compelling as it is disturbing. ... [Published Arab Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

The perfect prop for a Hollywood baddie? Directors turn to e-cigarettes to show characters 'too slick to be trusted'

Cigarettes enhanced sex appeal, signified rebellion and oozed glamour when used by film stars in the golden age of Hollywood.But tobacco companies hoping that e-cigarettes will receive similar treatment are in for an unpleasant surprise.Oscar nominee ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Venice: ’99 Homes’ Takes On The 1% With Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon (Video)

Prepping his Venice Competition title 99 Homes , helmer Ramin Bahrani says he was made “dizzy by the corruption” in the Florida foreclosure system. The film is set in 2010 Orlando and follows Andrew Garfield as an unemployed construction worker and single ... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Trailer: 'Cantinflas'

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/3756580635001/1/Trailer-Cantinflas http://bc_gvpc.edgesuite.net/img/963482463001/201408/1151/963482463001_3756526961001_thumbnail-for-video-3756490101001.jpg?pubId=963482463001 ... [Published First Coast News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

REVIEW: Spider-Man Has a Housing Crisis in 99 Homes

A man slouches on his bathroom toilet, dead from a gunshot wound, on the day he and his family are to be evicted from their Orlando home for overdue mortgage payments. The bloody scene doesn’t faze Rick Carver (Michael Shannon), a skilled, amoral repo ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bogdanovich's 'She's Funny That Way' milks laughs in Venice

By By | Reuters  –By Michael RoddyVENICE (Reuters) - A madcap New York drawing-room comedy that played out like a classic Hollywood farce saw "The Last Picture Show" director Peter Bogdanovich in sharp comedic form at the Venice Film Festival on Frid ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 29 2014]

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Andrew Garfield's Eviction Drama '99 Homes’ Sel... [Published The Wrap - 19 hours ago]
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Toronto: Andrew Garfield-Michael Shannon Starre... [Published Deadline.com - 23 hours ago]
Moving drama at TIFF [Published DSTV.com - Sep 15 2014]
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Toronto Film Festival: Al Pacino, Julianne Moor... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Sep 12 2014]
Dark Side Cinema: Sick Shorts [Published CHUD - Sep 11 2014]
HIGHLIGHTS FROM TORONTO [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 11 2014]
Edgerton Center to Welcome Ed Asner, 9/14 [Published Broadway World - Sep 10 2014]
Liam Lacey’s TIFF Diary: Testy press conference... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 10 2014]
'American Legend' Ed Asner at SHU series [Published Stamford Advocate - Sep 09 2014]
The sun is setting on HBO's Boardwalk Empire [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 09 2014]
Garfield lived in motel with evicted families t... [Published CJAD 800 - Sep 08 2014]
Good News! You're Either Handsome With Bad Sper... [Published Esquire - Sep 08 2014]
Take 5 with ‘Boardwalk Empire’ creator Terence ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 08 2014]
5 New Films With Festival Buzz [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 07 2014]
‘Boardwalk Empire’ Has Lost Its Way [Published Daily Beast - Sep 07 2014]
Frontrunners for Golden Lion [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 07 2014]
Broadway outshines Hollywood on, off screen [Published Arab Times - Sep 07 2014]
HBO Drama Series BOARDWALK EMPIRE Begins Fifth ... [Published Broadway World - Sep 07 2014]
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Toronto Hot Film Acquisition Titles: Will Selle... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 05 2014]
Boardwalk Empire Boss Terence Winter on the Fat... [Published Time - Sep 05 2014]
Boardwalk Empire Boss Terence Winter on the Fat... [Published TIME.com - Sep 05 2014]
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5 New Films With Festival Buzz [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 07 2014]
Every fall, filmmakers from all over the globe vie for coveted screening spots at some of the film industry’s hottest festivals. With good reason, too — many successful indie movies, including recent Oscar winners Dallas Buyers Club and  Silver Linings ...
The Venice-Toronto Express: Three Films at Two ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 06 2014]
It’s the week when film festivals are in full flower. Venice began Aug. 27 and concludes tomorrow; Telluride commandeered the long Labor Day weekend; and Toronto, the biggest, started last night and ends Sep. 13. Usually movies that premiered on the ...
Boardwalk Empire Boss Terence Winter on the Fat... [Published TIME.com - Sep 05 2014]
After four seasons and 48 episodes, the HBO drama Boardwalk Empire will be wrapping its run with an eight-episode final season. Coinciding with the show’s conclusion, Boardwalk will also jump forward seven years to 1931 — and to the repeal of Prohibition. ...
REVIEW: Boardwalk vs. Empire: Can HBO’s Gangste... [Published TIME.com - Sep 05 2014]
Boardwalk Empire debuted in 2010 with the promise of being HBO’s next great, big series. Well, it was big at least. It had a healthy budget that showed on screen. It was art-directed with a museum curator’s touch. It was (mostly) impeccably cast. It ...
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“When Nobel Prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz was asked in Germany this week if the country and its neighbours would suffer a lost decade, his response was unequivocal. “Is Europe going the same way as Japan ? Yes,” Mr Stiglitz said in Lindau at a meeting ...
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