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    Toronto Review: 'The Dog,' About Gay Bank Robber John Wojtowicz, Is a Must-See Documentary For Fans of 'Dog Day Afternoon'

    Eccentric New Yorker John Wojtowicz was turned into an iconic figure when Al Pacino played the unorthodox bank robber in 1975's "Dog Day Afternoon." Director Sidney Lumet's daylong saga, in which Wojtowicz took a bank hostage in the hopes of raising money for his transsexual lover's sex change opera...

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    Watch Julia Louis-Dreyfus Tearfully Remember Working With James Gandolfini At the World Premiere of 'Enough Said'

    Nicole Holofcener's "Enough Said" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this afternoon, and the absence of one of its stars was clear in the emotional Q&A that followed the film.

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    Toronto: David Cronenberg Talks To Indiewire About His Ambitious (and Ultra Mysterious) Multi-Media Production

    Despite a bevy of details announced about TIFF’s David Cronenberg Project at Thursday’s press conference, the most fascinating element remains shrouded in mystery. This is the POD (Personal-On-Demand) device that Cronenberg 'revealed,' in a minimalist sense of the word. It was hard to get a clear vi...

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    Toronto Review: Matthew McConaughey Pulls Off Tricky Performance In Flawed But Affecting 'Dallas Buyers Club'

    It doesn't take long to establish the challenge of Matthew McConaughey's performance in "Dallas Buyers Club," both for him and viewers asked to accept it. The emaciated actor, playing a straight man who just learned he has AIDS, glares at his doctor and fires back that there's no way he's got "that ...

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    Focus Features Loves Jason Bateman's 'Bad Words'

    Focus Features has purchased worldwide rights to Jason Bateman's directorial debut "Bad Words," which made its world premiere Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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    A24 Acquires Tom Hardy Thriller 'Locke' Out of Toronto

    A24 has acquired North American rights to Steven Knight's Tom Hardy-starring thriller "Locke" out of the Toronto International Film Festival. The film had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival and had its first screenings for buyers in Toronto yesterday.

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    Toronto Review: Daniel Radcliffe Plays Impressively Against Type, But Alexandre Aja's Dark Supernatural Dramedy 'Horns' Is Devilishly Uneven

    Daniel Radcliffe's post-"Harry Potter" career keeps getting more interesting, as evinced by three radically different roles for the actor at this year's Toronto International Film Festival: In "Kill Your Darlings," he plays a young Allen Ginsberg, while he's a desperate romantic in the "The F Word";...

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    Watch Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt Get a Standing Ovation In Toronto For '12 Years a Slave'

    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" got an epic reception at the Toronto International Film Festival last night, which was perhaps somewhat expected after the unanimous praise it got out at Telluride last week. But Toronto certainly sealed the deal for "Slave" being an Oscar frontrunner, with an audi...

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    Toronto Review: Jason Bateman's Directorial Debut 'Bad Words' Puts a Vulgar Twist On Spelling Bees, Earns 'Bad Santa' Comparisons

    Jason Bateman has described his directorial debut, "Bad Words," as "'Bad Santa' with spelling bees," a comparison so evident in the material that it's practically a remake. The actor's step behind the camera, in which he plays a bitter 40-year-old who crashes a national children's spelling bee by am...

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    Here are the 5 Most Stark Places Where 'The Fifth Estate' Blurs the Facts about Wikileaks

    The team behind Bill Condon's "The Fifth Estate" has been very clear that they do not want their own opinions on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) or Wikileaks defector Daniel Domscheit-Berg (played by Daniel Brühl) known. In a panel centering on "Fifth Estate" produ...

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