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    'The Imitation Game' Takes the Toronto People's Choice Award, Forerunner to Oscars (INTERVIEW VIDEO)

    The audience award-winner at the Toronto International Film Festival is often the best Picture Oscar winner as well. This year, "The Imitation Game" won the People's Choice Award won last year by "12 Years a Slave," and in prior years by several films directed by Brits, "The King's Speech," "Slumdog...

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    Screen Talk: What Happened at Toronto? Hits, Misses, Oscar Contenders

    For the first time, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I got together in person to record Screen Talk, to share our experience at theToronto International Film Festival. We argue the merits and demerits of many of the upcoming fall films and Oscar contenders--and inevitably, we didn't see all the same ...

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    Eight Reasons Why 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything' Are Oscar Rivals

    How many British biopics will fit into this year's Oscar race? The Toronto Film Festival revealed not only Benedict Cumberbatch as World War II codebreaker Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," but Eddie Redmayne as cosmologist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." (Oddly, Cumberbatch played...

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    Watch: Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba & More 'Stand Up To Cancer'

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge seems to have wound down, with millions raised and virtually everyone in the Western world having taken a chilly bath at some point, but that doesn't mean that celebrities are done doing good for charitable causes. This week, the "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon raised over...

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    Stephen Hawking vs. Alan Turing: Who's Winning The Battle of the British Genius Biopics?

    "The Imitation Game" and "The Theory of Everything" are both heading into Oscar season full throttle -- but is the acclaim deserved?

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    Telluride Review: 'The Imitation Game' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley And More

    In 1941, brilliant Cambridge mathematician Alan Turing was hired by the British military to break an infamous and seemingly unbreakable Nazi code called Enigma. Leading a group of misfit cryptanalysts, logicians and wunderkind minds, Turing directed the operation of code breakers to crack Enigma and...

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    Telluride Review: Benedict Cumberbatch Carries Uneven WWII Drama 'The Imitation Game'

    The plight of British scientist Alan Turing is capably documented in Morten Tyldum's Oscar season entry.

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    WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy & More Talk Acting, Warts and All

    Heads up, aspiring actors: watch UK leading men Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy, Colin Farrell, Jim Broadbent and Hugh Dancy talk acting, fame, rejection and more in a special BAFTA video.

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    'Breaking Bad' & 'Sherlock' Dominate 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards As 'True Detective' & 'Game Of Thrones' Lose Out

    The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles. And if you thought that NBC were somehow airing a repeat of last year's ceremony, you'd be forgiven: the awards were dominated by previous winners, with "Modern Family" tieing "Frasier"'s record for most victories in comedy, and "Br...

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