Mark Leiren-Young

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"Fateless" was director's fate

TORONTO-The oldest Hollywood joke is that what everyone really wants to do is direct. But not Lajos Koltai. Despite the acclaim for his directorial debut, Fateless, the...

Full-frontal view of taboo

TORONTO-Clément Virgo wants to turn you on. If it wasn't obvious from watching his movie, Lie With Me, which kicks off with Vancouver actor Lauren Lee Smith (The L Word),...

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...