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    Do Lunch! Live at the Lounge with indieWIRE Daily in Toronto

    Insiders at the Toronto International Film Festival and fans from around the world can connect daily with filmmakers and stars in Toronto each day at a new lunchtime series. Live at the Lounge with indieWIRE, a daily interview series, is launching tomorrow (Friday, September 9th) at the new TIFF Fi...

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    In the Works: "The End of Something" Begins, No More Depression and "Karate Kid" with Swords

    This week’s profiles of projects in various stages of production spotlights one of the films to be featured at Independent Film Project's (IFP) Independent Film Week September 19-23, "The End of Something," from up-and-coming producer Mynette Louie and directed by Rory Kelly...

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    The Town: Early Reviews

    Following its September 8th premiere at the Venice Film Festival, reviews for Ben Affleck's second film (in theatres September 17th) are decidedly mixed, though none (excluding The Guardian's harsh review, after the jump) go so far as to deny it is a worthwhile slice of gritty Boston crime in tune w...

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    Exclusive Clip: Never Let Me Go

    Pre-Toronto, we're happy to reveal a new, exclusive clip of Never Let Me Go (here's TOH's positive review). Director Mark Romanek and writer Alex Garland's adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel features Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield as students of Hailsham boarding school, a mys...

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    Toronto Review | The Mask of Celebrity: Casey Affleck's "I'm Still Here"

    The creative forces behind "I'm Still Here," Casey Affleck's alleged documentary about brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix's bizarre attempt to quit acting and launch a hip hop career, seem eager to invite notoriety. Lawsuits have assailed the movie for the various hedonistic shenanigans the two actors e...

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    Review: "A Letter To Elia"

    Not at all a conventional biographical documentary, Martin Scorsese's and Kent Jones's “A Letter to Elia” is instead an intensely personal and deep exploration of the essence of one major filmmaker by another. Keenly analytical in its appreciation of how Elia Kazan achieved such dramatic power in his best work, the hour-long piece movingly achieves special status in the way Scorsese uses the occasion to offer a penetrating slice of emotional autobiography, one man revealing much about himself through his affinity for another man's cinema. Launched at the Venice and Telluride film festivals, this singular film will be shown as part of PBS's “A...

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    For New Film, Harmony Korine Joins Rotterdam Fest Crowd Funding Initiative

    Harmony Korine is literally and figuratively seeking coins online to fund and release a new film. The director will produce and premiere his next film as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam's Cinema Reloaded program. Launched earlier this year, The Cinema Reloaded platform allows filmm...

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