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The Judge looks to be on track to land in the Oscar race, as its positioning at TIFF makes abundantly clear. It stars Robert Duvall and Robert Downey, Jr. The film looks interesting to me but for some reason it ...
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Robert Downey Jr. is a hot-shot, big-city lawyer Hank Palmer, who suddenly finds out that his estranged father and honorable Judge (Robert Duvall) is being charged with murder in the town where he presides. Now Palmer must investigate the small ...
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It was just announced that Darren Aronofsky, Hilary Swank, Robert Duvall and Focus Features’ James Schamus will all be presented with a Career Tribute award at the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards‚Ñ¢ on Monday, November 29th at Cipriani Wall ...

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The headline is frank and pragmatic because Michael Douglas is too. Last night’s appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman focused on the movie that’s opening later this month. But that sequel will have to be something very special ...

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(click for full size) A poster that keeps me amused and clueless. Just the way I like it. (Anyone wondering why this pastoral pose feels fraught with simmering tensions needs to see the bigger picture.)

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Cannes is a many layers deep experience. Every time you think you’ve nailed one layer, peeled it back, stuffed it into your pocket another one reveals itself. And another, and another. There are obscure screenings and high profile screenings and ...

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Reviewed at the Toronto International Film Festival by Variety’s Joe Leyden, Sept 2009: With a mix of sly humor, homespun grace and affecting poignancy, “Get Low” casts a well-nigh irresistible spell while spinning a Depression-era folk tale from the Tennessee ...

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(enlarge) Three of our finest actors play old-timers kickin’ it hardcore this year. Walt Kowalski, what hast thou wrought? That Evening Sun: (Hal Holbrook) An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance ...

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Dave Karger at EW has compiled his list of the top five Oscar boosts from the Toronto Film Fest.  As follows: 1. Up in the Air. 2. Gabourey Sidibe. 3. Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. 4. Clive Owen. 5. Joel ...

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Get Low was an incredibly difficult project to get made in the first place. Apparently it took eight years to get it together — the director previously won an Oscar for the short, Two Soldiers. “The thing is, it’s ultimately ...

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James Rocchi reports a standing ovation for Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek in the film Get Low, which he described as “story of redemption and salvation in ’30s America.” The film is helmed by cinematographer-turned-director Aaron Schneider. IMDb’s calls it, ...

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