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    TIFF Review: Goran Paskaljevic's 'When Day Breaks' Is Well Shot, But Overly Sentimental

    “With this film, I’ve attempted to do something very complicated,” says Goran Paskaljevic during his introduction to the screening of "When Day Breaks." “To make a simple film.” One of Serbia’s most prominent filmmakers, Paskaljevic’s films have been premiering at TIFF since the 90s, and his brand n...

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    James Earl Jones, Da'Vine Joy Randolph Join Cast Of Dark Comedy 'Angriest Man In Brooklyn'

    James Earl Jones and Da'Vine Joy Randolph are joining Robin William and Mila Kunis, in the dark comedy, Angriest Man In Brooklyn, for director Phil Alden Robinson, from a script penned by Assi Dayan and Daniel Taplitz.

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    Oprah Tweets First Look At Alan Rickman & Jane Fonda As Ronald & Nancy Reagan In 'The Butler'

    Despite “The Paperboy” being mostly trashed at Cannes earlier this year -- our own reviewer said it was “a lurid, florid, humid, flaccid and insipid waste of time and money for the audience and everyone who made it” -- Lee Daniels quickly settled into production on “The Butler,” which centers on For...

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    New Character Posters For Sudz Sutherland's Deportation Drama 'Home Again' (TIFF Premiere)

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) lineup at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival includes premieres of three new feature films by acclaimed Toronto directors, showcasing the NFB’s role in unique and innovative Canadian cinema.

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    Confirmed: No Extended Director's Cut Of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Exists Or Is Planned

    Very few filmmakers have the power to be granted final cut on a picture: you pretty much have to be at the top of the tree, or working on miniscule budgets, in order to be allowed to cut together the movie you want, notes be damned. As such, it's no surprise that Director's Cuts of movies have becom...

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    EXCLUSIVE: The LA Times Loses Geoff Boucher, Keeps Hero Complex, After Blowout with Editor

    Another Los Angeles Times media star is leaving after a tumultuous few weeks. These departures follow the arrival of new LA Times assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment John Corrigan, which also led to the departure of longtime film columnist Patrick Goldstein. Now veteran entertainmen...

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    TIFF: Lionsgate/Roadside Nab Fourth Hot Fest Title

    Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are jointly acquiring North American distribution rights to Joss Whedon’s quickie adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," which played well at the Toronto Film Festival. This is the latest buy from the two companies, which have been on a spree...

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    Toronto 2012: Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Goes to Lionsgate

    Lionsgate has acquired North American rights to director Joss Whedon’s adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing, " which made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Toronto 2012: Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions Team on 'Thanks For Sharing'

    Lionsgate has bought Stuart Blumberg's sex addiction dramedy "Thanks For Sharing" starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim Robbins. The Toronto International Film Festival world premiere will be a joint theatrical release by Lionsgate and sister company Roadside Attractions....

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