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    First Footage Arrives Of Ryan Gosling & Bradley Cooper In 'The Place Beyond The Pines'

    We've not actually asked him, but we suspect strongly that the favorite film of the last few days of Kevin Jagernauth, our man on the ground at the Toronto International Film Festival, is "The Place Beyond The Pines," director Derek Cianfrance's follow-up to the acclaimed "Blue Valentine," which reu...

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    Vivica A. Fox, Montel Williams, Mary Wilson Attached To Star In Sports Drama 'Golden Shoes'

    Vivica A. Fox, Montel Williams, and Mary Wilson (of The Supremes), are all attached to co-star in an indie family sports drama titled Golden Shoes.

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    Exclusive: Clip From TIFF Mystery 'The Time Being' Starring Wes Bentley & Frank Langella

    With the first big weekend at TIFF out of the way, there is still an exciting week of movies and premieres to come, and among the titles big and small still looking to make a splash, is Nenad Cicid-Sain's directorial debut "The Time Being."

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    Elizabeth Banks Joins Diane Lane In 'West Of Memphis' Director Amy Berg's 'Every Single Thing'

    Coming off the wave of acclaim surrounding her Sundance hit, the documenatry “West of Memphis ” earlier this year, director Amy Berg has wasted no time using that momentum to secure her follow-up and narrative feature debut, the drama “Every Secret Thing.” Before Berg's involvement, the film had bee...

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    Factory 25 Acquires North American Digital Rights to the Melissa Leo Drama 'Francine'

    Factory 25 has acquired North American rights to the Melissa Leo drama “Francine” and will co-release the film on VOD November 1. The Film Sales Company first opens the film theatrically at MoMa September 12, followed by other theatrical showings in the fall and a DVD release in the spri...

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    Toronto 2012: Monday Morning Acquisitions Update -- What's Happened, What's to Come

    In the days before the festival kicked off, many involved in the Toronto market predicted a very active acquisitions scene. So far that's been playing itself out, even if the buys have been mostly smaller grabs for low-hanging fruit, with more than a dozen deals being nailed down for films both ...

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    Tony Leung And J-Horror Master Kiyoshi Kurosawa Team For Upcoming Japanese-Chinese Period Drama '1905'

    It wasn't that long ago we were questioning what had become of J-Horror legend and all-round genre blending/bending Kiyoshi Kurosawa after his 2008 family drama "Tokyo Sonata." Things turned around fairly quickly with his latest 4.5 hour drama "Penance" premiering at Venice merely days ago (even tho...

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    First Look At Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe & Catherine Zeta-Jones in 'Broken City'

    Ever since he stopped being Marky Mark and became a proper actor, Mark Wahlberg has always seemed at his most comfortable on the big screen as part of a strong ensemble cast (a la breakout "Boogie Nights") or stealing scenes as a supporting player. Be it in the likes of “Planet of the Apes,” “The It...

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    Preview 'Negrita' (Documentary on Afro Latina Identity in the U.S.)

    NEGRITA, a forthcoming documentary from director/producer Magdalena Albizu, will look deeper into the experience of Afro Latinas in the United States.

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    'I Am Love' Director Luca Guadagnino To Tackle 'L.A. Confidential' Prequel 'The Big Nowhere'

    James Ellroy is pretty much the finest American crime novelist working, whose muscular, spare novels have long since made him countless fans not just among fans of the genre, but also more literary-minded readers. But in terms of screen adaptations, things have been more mixed. There was of course, ...

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