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September 14, 2010

another year

Toronto Festival Diary: Day 6

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The first film of the day was Darren Aronofsky‚Äôs Black Swan. I attended a screening at the beautiful historic Elgin Theatre, which is the best theatre of the festival and especially fitting to see a film about the ballet. Natalie Portman plays Nina, an innocent young ballerina being thrust into the lead role of a new production of Swan Lake staged by a New York City ballet company. The demanding…

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

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Two Clips from Made in Dagenham

Two Clips from Made in Dagenham

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I so cannot wait to see this movie. And Miranda Richardson is just the greatest. Unfortunately the clip cuts out where it shouldn’t, but it’s worth a look anyway.

rabbit-hole-movie

Kidman Joins Best Actress Race

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Thanks to Ryan’s post, our thoughts turn to Nicole Kidman, who is said to do brilliant work in Rabbit Hole, a tough sell all around but given Kidman’s popularity and star power, a strong possibility. Pete Hammond, new awards writer for Deadline, writes:

The Social Network Blooms on the Web

The Social Network Blooms on the Web

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There was a bit of a curfuffle a few weeks back because a handful of bloggers were handpicked to see David Fincher’s The Social Network, possibly by the director himself. A day or so ago, the fruits of that labor emerged when a unanimous chorus of praise coming from the likes of Slash Film, Collider, Devin Faraci, etc. The film has begun screening in New York and Los Angeles and…

Nicole Kidman in Rabbit Hole

Nicole Kidman in Rabbit Hole

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Indulge me a moment for an editorial note? I’d like to remind our readers that we don’t neglect or postpone featuring movies like Rabbit Hole because we’re not interested. We are. But without clips, without trailers, without even a poster, what are we to say? “Sounds possibly promising”? Don’t I already cover enough dead-end casting red-herrings without letting rumors and hearsay about unseen movies infiltrate the items I post? Ordinarily,…