Mark Leiren-Young

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Hard times inspire Terrifico

TORONTO-The creator of The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico sounds like he was at least as excited about meeting the real-life musical icons who appear in his film as he...

Tao of Steve

TORONTO-Steve Martin wasn't Steve Martin's first choice for the role he plays in Shopgirl, his screen adaptation of his best-selling and beloved novella. "I asked Tom Hanks...

Still givin'er

TORONTO-It's All Gone Pete Tong is Cockney rhyming slang for "It's all gone wrong." But as we sit down to meet in the dining room of the Hotel Intercontinental, everything...

"Siblings" Skews Family Angst

TORONTO-David Weaver had never directed anyone else's work before, but when he read Siblings he knew that had to change. "It's the most autobiographical thing I've never...

Miracle Run

Jennifer Tilly hopes the quintessentially Canadian Saint Ralph reaches a wide audience

Meaney Plays Rake in Clare

TORONTO-When John Irvin was casting The Boys & Girl From County Clare-a romantic comedy about two rival brothers who face off in an all-Ireland traditional-music...

What in Tarnation?

TORONTO-Jonathan Caouette has a grin on his face so big it's hard to believe he could have looked any happier when his groundbreaking documentary, Tarnation, stunned audiences...