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    'August: Osage County' Ending Still In Flux After TIFF Premiere

    While we weren't too keen on John Wells' adaptation of Tracey Letts' "August: Osage County" (you can read our review here), that doesn't mean that the film isn't still a heavy Oscar contender, especially with the star wattage of the cast (Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGre...

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    The Big O: Assessing the Actress Races Coming Out of Venice, Telluride and Toronto

    Telluride and Venice are fini. Toronto wraps this weekend. Time for some serious girl talk about how the lead and supporting actress categories have somewhat shifted now that the festival Oscar pundits and critics have chimed in.

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    10 Great Julia Roberts Quotes From The Lively 'August: Osage County' Press Conference in Toronto

    Meryl Streep wasn't in attendance at this morning's packed press conference for "August: Osage County" at the Toronto International Film Festival. But Julia Roberts (who joked that Streep's absence was simply due to her "sleeping") helped make up for it with nearly an hour of lively Julia-isms.

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    Toronto Review: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts And More Carry John Wells' Competent, Star-Studded Adaptation of Tracy Letts' 'August: Osage County,' But Is It More Than Filmed Theater?

    Playwright Tracy Letts' crowded ensemble drama "August: Osage County" centers on a massive family engaged in constant squabbling, which means that it demands a cast willing to engage in fiery theatrics. It's no surprise, then, that director John Wells' big screen adaptation features significant name...

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    TIFF Review: 'August: Osage County' Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts & More

    It's undeniable that, at least on paper, "August: Osage County" looks like a can't-miss proposition. Pairing Tracey Letts' Pulitizer Prize and Tony Award-winning play with an outstanding ensemble cast ranging from awards-nominated veterans to rising young stars—Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGr...

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    EW's Fall Movie Preview Arrives: 'Anchorman' Sequel, 'August: Osage County,' Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Tell-All (TRAILERS)

    A huge survey of the season's most anticipated films, Entertainment Weekly's annual fall movie preview hits newsstands today. From the "Anchorman" sequel to Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," we've rounded up some highlights here.

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    Forbes Releases Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses List

    Forbes recently released their annual highest paid actress list. The list is unfortunately, unsurprisingly very white and very young. And several of the actresses such as Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman weren't even in films in the last year when the list was calculated (June 2012-June 2013).

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    Women Centric Films in Toronto International Film Festival 2013 Gala & Special Presentation Line Up

    After taking a look at the women directed films in the galas and special presentations, we also wanted to take a look at the women centric films that will be receiving lots of attention in Toronto. We are guessing that there will be big stars in attendance like Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts.

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    Trailer Watch: August: Osage County - Starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts

    August: Osage County, based on Tracy Letts' Pulitzer winning play, looks to be another powerhouse role for Meryl Streep. Streep plays Violet Weston, the troubled matriarch of the dysfunctional Weston family who have come back together in light of a family crisis.

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    Trailer Watch: Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Go Toe-to-Toe in Weinstein Entry 'August: Osage County'

    Check out the first trailer for "August: Osage County," starring heavyhitters Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in John Wells' adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The Weinstein film hits theaters on November 8 and, needless to say, is a likely Oscar contender. (Harvey Weinstein is e...

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