The announcement that Sony and director Marc Webb have chosen Andrew Garfield to be the new Peter Parker in Spider-Man came as a bit of a surprise. A welcome surprise to many of us, as the young actor is among the best of the crop of talent that was being considered for the role. But when his biggest role is in Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus — hardly a blockbuster — Garfield may seem like a choice out of left field to some.

So, here’s a quick guide to help acquaint yourself with the work of Andrew Garfield. Check these films out and you’ll quickly understand why he’ll make a hell of a good Peter Parker. Read More »

Toronto Film Festival 2007: Deals, Sales, Acquisitions

Toronto Film Festival LogoA few films have sold at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. Here is a round-up of the deals so far.

If I’m missing anything, please post it in the comments.