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Tiff: It’s the Performances

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The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” were Oscar bound the minute they got screened (and were declared as such by Telluride), but this year there is no such movie. Foxcatcher, directed by Bennett Miller is the dark side of ...

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Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller’s Third Great Film about the American Dream

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“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” ― George Carlin When John Steinbeck wryly observed that most Americans disdained socialism as if they were “temporarily embarrassed millionaires” whose ship had yet to come in, he had no idea just how ...

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Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher trailer

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Foxcatcher is a psychological drama directed by Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (Moneyball) and starring Golden Globe winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Academy Award nominee Dan Futterman. Foxcatcher ...

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Trailer: The Way, Way Back

Fox Searchlight reportedly paid $10 million for the rights to The Way Way Back at Sundance in February. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash — who won an Oscar for their screenplay for The Descendents. Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks ...

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More of them, Less of Date Night

How do you make your movie look really bad by comparison? You show clips of it against its two much more entertaining and funny stars — who wouldn’t rather watch these two just sit and make jokes rather than endure what is sure to be a top-heavy, expensive, maybe funny ...

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Despicable Me, trailer 2

What do we have here? An animated film that might actually be funny? What a unique concept these days. This is why I enjoyed Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs more than I did Ponyo. yeah, heresy, I know, but I’m at least I’m confessing my sins. While a lot ...

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