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    "The Greatest," "Solitary Man," 105 More Heading to Hamptons

    The 17th annual Hamptons International Film Festival has unveiled its program of 107 films including 15 World Premieres, 10 North American Premieres, and 18 US Premieres. The 2009 edition of the festival runs Thursday, October 8th through Monday, October 12th (including Columbus Day weekend) in East...

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    Jane Campion: "I thought of it as an updated 'Romeo and Juliet' story"

    "He was curious what it is to be human and have imagination, and he realized his consciousness. You don't always achieve that level in a full lifetime," said Oscar-winning writer/director Jane Campion ("The Piano") to indieWIRE earlier this Summer. Campion was referring to early 19th century English poet, John Keats, whose secret love affair with outspoken fashion student Fanny Brawne, is the nexus of her latest feature, "Bright Star," which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this week and opens theatrically Friday. "People's life expectations weren't long, and people then realized that life and death were more quick,...

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    cinemadaily | John Huston's "Fat City" Re-enters the Ring

    "In production during the period when the existential road film and the hippie western represented the height of Hollywood maverick-ism, John Huston's 1972 'Fat City' was a critical hit—hailed then as the 66-year-old's comeback and obvious now as the rejuvenated director's contribution to the New Wave zeitgeist," writes J. Hoberman in the Village Voice. "Adapted by Leonard Gardner from his first novel, 'Fat City' is a laconic, downbeat tale about a washed-up, hard-drinking boxer (Stacy Keach) who encounters and briefly sponsors a younger version of himself (Jeff Bridges), obviously destined for comparable failure." The film begins a two week ...

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    Werner Explains It All: 10 Herzogian Insights

    Werner Herzog has been the subject of much curiosity at the Toronto Film Festival. He has two films - both centered around policeman - screening at the festival in "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" and "My Son, My Son What Have Ye Done." The former received considerable media attention...

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    Harmony Korine: "I'm not going to lie and say that I don't like provoking an audience"

    "I was inspired by the idea of finding an artifact found in an attic or a videotape buried in a ditch," "Trash Humpers" director Harmony Korine said in Toronto, about his latest film. "I wanted to create something that was more like a feeling. I had to close my eyes and allow myself to get to a plac...

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    cinemadaily | Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Diablo Cody and Tom Ford at TIFF

    From the many films at the Toronto International Film Festival, some have more buzz and eyeballs purely because of who is involved with them. This cinemadaily focuses on three buzzed-about films from this year's festival. Former Gucci fashion designer, Tom Ford, was at the festival with his first ...

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    Tom Ford: "This is the thing I've done in my life that I'm the most proud of."

    "No matter how much you love something, there are those moments where you think, 'shit, maybe I'm just way out on a limb and other people aren't going to feel this way'," Tom Ford said yesterday regarding his film "A Single Man." "But then after the screening in Venice, we had a standing ovation for...

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    Herzog, Audiard, Chabrol, Loach, "Humpers" & "Precious" Headed to AFI Fest

    AFI Fest has announced the first twelve titles that will screen at its 2009 edition. Among the selections are Lee Daniels’ "Precious," Werner Herzog’s "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" and Bong Joon-ho’s "Mother." This year's festival will take place October 30 through November 7 in bot...

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    Chris Rock: "Whatever they had in their hair, that's what I had in my hair"

    "I'm not saying anything about that - I'm not saying anything about Kanye [West] and end up on some rap album somewhere," said Chris Rock laughing during an on stage interview at the Toronto International Film Festival yesterday afternoon. And with that, he launched into a mini-rap, "'I got money, C...

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    cinemadaily | A Double Dose of Denis

    Just as Claire Denis' latest "White Material" gets its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, the beloved French filmmaker's "35 Shots of Rum" opens today at New York's Film Forum. A survey of what critics are saying about both films:

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