In the spring of 2004, 21-year-old Lara Roxx left her hometown of Montreal and headed to L.A to try to make tons of cash in the adult entertainment industry. Within two months of working in this industry she contracted the most virulent form of HIV while performing sex in front of the camera. Inside Lara Roxx, a documentary premiering at this year’s Hot Docs film festival in Toronto, is about the adult movie industry and its impact on a young life.
Hollywood rolled out the limousines, champagne, and all of their A-listers as the 83rd Academy Awards took over the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the annual cinematic schmooze-fest.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway: co-hosts of the 83rd Academy Awards, Oscars telecast.
Roger Corman’s Death Race 2000 introduced the race car driver known as Frankenstein to the world of cinema all the way back in 1975, but we really didn’t know much about the character, or the history of the Death Race, or at least we didn’t, until now.
Columbia Pictures has released the first image of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in Marc Webb’s reboot of the Marvel superhero franchise, and while it still begs to be seen how he will perform, there’s no question that the young star looks the part.
Universal Pictures has officially unveiled the first poster for Jon Favreau’s action-thriller, Cowboys & Aliens, which stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, and Noah Ringer in a Western mashup about an alien invasion.
Toronto may get a lot of on-screen time, thanks to the Hollywood productions that are often filmed here, but it’s not very often that the city gets to play itself.
Writer and director Edgar Wright went against the flow though, taking on the big screen adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Toronto-centric graphic novel, Scott Pilgrim, which gives our fair city a unique starring role for a change in one of the coolest comic book adaptations of the year.
Aliens walk the Earth this Friday, November 12 as D Films debuts Gareth Edwards’ sci-fi thriller, Monsters, which opens in major cities across Canada.
There are approximately 300 films being screened over a 10 day period during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, and just scrolling absentmindedly through the schedule at TIFF.net is more than just a little overwhelming. What to see? What looks good? And what looks like an utter train wreck?
Writer and director Ed Gass-Donnelly is back at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, and this time he’s added another title to his resume: producer.