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Toronto Film Fest Unveils First Slate Announcement for TIFF 2014

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The Toronto Film Fest unfurls September 4th through the 14th. New York kind of pulled an announcement coup, being the first major North American fest to announce the premiere of David Fincher’s Gone Girl, and Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice, with Inarritu’s Birdman closing. But TIFF is right up on its tail, announcing a partial slate today. Among those announced early, Ed Zwick’s chess drama Pawn Sacrifice (I can’t wait…

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Jordan’s Toronto Diary Day Two

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One of the joys of being in Toronto is bumping into people you really admire so much. Seeing Chiwetel Ejiofor sneaking into a quick afternoon screening and of course bumping into Harvey Weinstein, hiding his nerves, right before the first press screening of “August:Osage County”. The critics were in town too, I caught a glimpse of the New York Post’s Lou Lumenick quite a few times, Newsweek’s David Ansen lining…

Toronto Int’l Film Festival tribute to Roger Ebert

Toronto Int’l Film Festival tribute to Roger Ebert

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TIFF Trailer Mashup

TIFF Trailer Mashup

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Canada’s Top Ten Films of 2012

Canada’s Top Ten Films of 2012

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As selected by a panel from the Toronto International Film Festival (in alphabetical order) Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg The End of Time, Peter Mettler Goon, Michael Dowse Laurence Anyways, Xavier Dolan Midnight’s Children, Deepa Mehta My Awkward Sexual Adventure, Sean Garrity Rebelle, Kim Nguyen Still, Michael McGowan Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley The World Before Her, Nisha Pahuja

More Oscar Talk for Silver Linings Playbook

More Oscar Talk for Silver Linings Playbook

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According to Steve Pond over at The Wrap, David O. Russell would like his movie to be thought of as an underdog. But that’s not going to happen. According to Anne Thompson, Dave Karger has now joined the list of those calling it a major contender and Steve Pond opens his column this way: David O. Russell may not want to have this announced publicly, but Saturday’s Toronto International Film…

Silver Linings Playbook Gets Boost in TIFF

Silver Linings Playbook Gets Boost in TIFF

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Both Indiewire’s Anne Thompson and Jeff Wells have invoked the “O” word with the Silver Linings Playbook in Toronto. The David O. Russell film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Anne says: #TIFF12 the Oscar race is on: silver linings playbook with a happily smiling harvey behind it will be a major contender across the board. And Jeff says: I haven’t felt this knocked over & blown away by such…

Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell

Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell

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Sasha nearly missed Stories We Tell because she was feeling under the weather. Resolving to soldier on, tap into energizing mountain air and make the extra effort on the last day it screened, she says in her capsule review, “of course it turned out to be one of those films that changes how you see the world.” Tom Hall at Hammer to Nail has written a full-fledged review from TIFF…

Elle Fanning & Alice Englert in Ginger & Rosa

Elle Fanning & Alice Englert in Ginger & Rosa

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Directed by Sally Potter. Who’s Alice Englert? She’s Jane Campion’s daughter. Nice to hear The Dave Brubeck Quartet. London, 1962. Two teenage girls – Ginger and Rosa — are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the…

New trailer for Cloud Atlas

New trailer for Cloud Atlas

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