• AMC Theaters is offering to refund admission to any patron who doesn't enjoy Cinderella Man. They haven't done anything like this since Mystic Pizza - and that's not even a joke.
  • More polls say people are going to the movies less - so why have actual ticket sales gone up?
  • The Toronto Film Festival has announced part of its lineup. On deck: Deepa Mehta's Water, and Steve Martin's Shopgirl. Two Cannes survivors will also have their North Americam premieres: Atom Egoyan's Where the Truth Lies, and David Cronenberg's The History of Violence.
  • It's been a big summer for New York-based film premieres, and judging by these emminently reasonable reasons, I can't say I'm surprised.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - apparently recovered from his run in with a killer beer bottle - is looking at playing a smuggler in The Blood Diamond, to be directed by Ed Zwick.
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