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    Toronto Review: Why Kelly Reichardt's Riveting Thriller 'Night Moves,' Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning, Is an Ideal Access Point For Her Work

    All of director Kelly Reichardt's movies revolve around some kind of desire for escape: "River of Grass" centered on a broke couple attempting to flee their state; "Old Joy" found two old pals temporarily abandoning the crush of daily routine; "Wendy and Lucy" featured a young drifter stuck in a sma...

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    IFC Midnight Picks Up North American Rights to Zack Parker's Support Group Thriller 'Proxy'

    New York City-based distributor IFC Midnight announced today from the Toronto International FIlm Festival that it is acquiring the North American rights to Zack Parker's "Proxy."

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    Que(e)ries: Bruce LaBruce On His Gay 'Harold and Maude' (Or Reverse 'Lolita'), 'Gerontophilia'

    Hometown bad boy Bruce LaBruce is back at the Toronto International Film Festival with what could bedescribed as a sort of gay “Harold and Maude” (though LaBruce prefers a "reverse 'Lolita'"). Set in Montreal, the film details the sexual relationship between a teenage boy (dreamy newcomer Pier-Gabri...

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    Watch: Meryl Streep Acts Crotchety in New 'August: Osage County' Trailer

    Check out the latest trailer of John Wells' "August: Osage County," adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.

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    10 Highlights From Sandra Bullock and Alfonso Cuarón at the 'Gravity' Press Conference In Toronto

    10 Highlights From Sandra Bullock and Alfonso Cuarón at the 'Gravity' Press Conference In Toronto

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    '12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor Explains Why He Was Worried About Whether He Could Pull Off the Role

    Powerfully received after screenings in Telluride and Toronto, Steve McQueen's tale of a kidnapped free man in the 1840's who was sold into slavery features Chiwetel Ejiofor as real-life victim Solomon Northup. It's a raw, intimate depiction that provides an empathic center to the horrors of the tim...

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    Toronto: Jason Bateman On His Old Partying Days and Why He Made His Directorial Debut 'Bad Words'

    Jason Bateman has come a long way from that punchy little kid watched in living rooms all over America in the 80s. His stock has risen and fallen more than once and he’s taking the opportunities afforded to him by recent successes to beef up his resume. Like so many Ron Howards before him, Bateman i...

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    Toronto: How 'Philomena' and 'A Field in England' Represent Two Tendencies In British Cinema

    Two British films, "A Field in England" and "Philomena" (both playing at the Toronto Film Festival), use comedy to depict real historical events. While they couldn't be more different from each other, together they demonstrate the great and many traditions of British comedy.

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    Toronto Review: Inexplicably Wacky Ratings Satire 'R100,' From Hitoshi Matsumoto, Is Like 'Fight Club' Directed By Luis Buñuel

    Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matusmoto successfully made the leap to writer-director-star with his 2007 debut "Big Man Japan," a zany take on the superhero genre that simultaneously managed to make its fantastical protagonist human. The unlikely combination of surrealism and pathos would continue to de...

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    Toronto Review: Sean Durkin and Tony Grisoni's Miniseries 'Southcliffe' is an Exquisitely Made, Punishing Portrayal of a Mass Shooting

    "Southcliffe," director Sean Durkin's follow-up to his acclaimed 2011 debut "Martha Marcy May Marlene," has been screening at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, though it's not actually a film.

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