The Judge to Open the Toronto Film Festival
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The Judge to Open the Toronto Film Festival

Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr in The Judge
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Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr in The Judge

Robert Downey Jr. is a hot-shot, big-city lawyer Hank Palmer, who suddenly finds out that…

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Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards
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Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards

It was just announced that Darren Aronofsky, Hilary Swank, Robert Duvall and Focus Features’ James…

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Michael Douglas talks about cancer & Wall Street 2
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Michael Douglas talks about cancer & Wall Street 2

The headline is frank and pragmatic because Michael Douglas is too. Last night’s appearance on…

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Get Low, poster
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Get Low, poster

(click for full size) A poster that keeps me amused and clueless. Just the way…

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Cannes Diary – Day 3
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Cannes Diary – Day 3

Cannes is a many layers deep experience. Every time you think you’ve nailed one layer,…

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Get Low, trailer
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Get Low, trailer

Reviewed at the Toronto International Film Festival by Variety’s Joe Leyden, Sept 2009: With a…

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That Evening Sun & Harry Brown
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That Evening Sun & Harry Brown

(enlarge) Three of our finest actors play old-timers kickin’ it hardcore this year. Walt Kowalski,…

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Five Biggest Oscar Boosts from Toronto
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Five Biggest Oscar Boosts from Toronto

Bill Murray in Get Low, Elusive Contact
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Bill Murray in Get Low, Elusive Contact

Get Low was an incredibly difficult project to get made in the first place. Apparently…

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Oscars to Toronto: Buzz for Robert Duvall at TIFF
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Oscars to Toronto: Buzz for Robert Duvall at TIFF

James Rocchi reports a standing ovation for Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek in the film…

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