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    Call It Netflix or Call it Qwikster, But With Finding Movies An Afterthought, We Call It Crazy

    Others have detailed the lunacy behind the launch of Netflix's instantly ill-fated Qwikster brand (and there's a lot of crazy there: Did they even consider the Twitter factor? Is there anything more indicative that you just don't care?). However, what's most amazing is the very fine line between the...

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    Everything You Would Ever Want to Know About Toronto 2011

    This year's massive edition of the Toronto International Film Festival came to a close this weekend with Nadine Labaki’s surprise audience award win for "Where Do We Go Now?." Her drama was just one of over 200 films that screened over the course of the 11-day event.

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    Music Box Films Snatches "The Deep Blue Sea" Starring Rachel Weisz For U.S.

    Terence Davies' "The Deep Blue Sea," starring Rachel Weisz, has been acquired by Music Box Films for U.S. distribution. The drama premiered last week at the Toronto International Film Festival and will close the London Film Festival before opening in the U.K. on November 25.

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    Box Office: "Restless" Disappoints; "Kevin Hart" Keeps Laughing Its Way To Bank

    Gus Van Sant's "Restless" disappointed at the specialty box office this weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the teenage romance - starring Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hopper - grossed $17,285 from 5 screens, averaging $3,457. Though perhaps an unfair comparison, Van Sant...

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    "Where Do We Go Now" Surprises As Toronto Audience Award Winner

    Nadine Labaki's "Where Do We Go Now?" surprised as the winner of the People's Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

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    ATO Picks Toronto's "Oranges" for 2012

    North American rights to director Julian Farino's "The Oranges" have been nabbed by ATO PIctures, the company said Friday night. The Toronto '11 title starring Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Allison Janney, Alia Shawkat, Adam Brody and Leighton Meester will have an "aggressive platform...

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    Weekly indieWIRE Clicks: This Week's Best News, Reviews, Features and Videos

    This week on indieWIRE, Toronto coverage continued with interviews with Kirsten Dunst, Madonna, Jeff Nichols, and Steve McQueen, as well as a review of "Shame," and news about Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut.

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    Here's The Top Grossing Toronto Audience Award Winners

    indieWIRE has a new weekend feature: A retrospective box office chart, based on a debuting indie release or a current event on the international film scene. Today, iW is taking a look at the track record of Toronto International Film Festival's audience award, in honor of the ongoing edition of the ...

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    Magnolia Goes for "The Hunter" Starring Willem Dafoe

    Magnolia has taken U.S. rights to the Willem Dafoe starrer "The Hunter" out of Toronto. Directed by Daniel Nettheim and written by Alice Addison, "The Hunter" is based on the novel by author/filmmaker Julia Leigh ("Sleeping Beauty") and also stars Sam Neill and Frances O’Connor.

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    Will You See This Movie? | Hit 'Tollywood' Director Debuts in America with Prenup Comedy

    Here’s your weekly dose of an indie film in progress; every Friday, we spotlight a bigger project, usually from an established filmmaker or affiliated with a bigger production company.

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