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    Toronto 2012: Vanguard Supernatural Thriller 'Thale' Acquired for U.S. by XLrator Media

    XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to the Norwegian supernatural thriller “Thale,” written and directed by Aleksander L. Nordaas. The film, which played the SXSW Film Festival in March, will screen at the Toronto International Film Festival Wednesday night in the Vanguard section. XLrator pl...

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    TIFF Futures: 'No Place On Earth' Director Janet Tobias On Telling "One of the Best Stories I Ever Heard"

    As a woman who began her career as a journalist at 60 Minutes working for Diane Sawyer and Don Hewitt, it's safe to say that Janet Tobias is no stranger to a good story. You can imagine, then, how extra-ordinary a story must be for her to dub it "one of the best stories I had ever heard" - which she...

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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'What Richard Did'

    “What Richard Did” follows a role-model athlete into a party, and after a violent drunken spasm of jealousy, a rugby teammate is dead. Director Lenny Abrahamson’s second feature shifts from a light airy palette on the beaches near Wicklow to darkening tones as his story devolves from jostling bonhomie into death and guilt. Newcomer Jack Reynor is Richard Karlsen, a team leader who can’t contain his surging emotions when there’s competition for dark-haired Lara (Roisin Murphy). After a brawl goes too far and the police investigate, omerta sets in among the mates who witnessed the fight, putting a few new wrinkl...

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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang'

    The latest film from French auteur Laurent Cantet (the Palme d’Or-winning “The Class”) is set in an impeccably evoked small town in the U.S. of the 1950s, but the story set there involving the titular girl gang, which clocks in at a hefty 143 minutes, is dramatically repetitive and somewhat inert. For his adaptation of the Joyce Carol Oates novel, Cantet decided to work again with young, non-professional actors as in “The Class,” but to diminishing returns here. His lead, Raven Adamson, who plays the most daring of the girls and their de-facto leader, Legs, is appropriately spunky, but she’s surrounded b...

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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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    Why 'To the Wonder' Is Terrence Malick's Most Accessible Work in Years

    "The Tree of Life" was the epitome of Malick's cosmic fixations, but the comparatively muted "To the Wonder" delivers a similar collage of memories and desires in more easily digestible fragments.

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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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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'What Maisie Knew'

    The latest by the directorial team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel is a modernized take on Henry James’ novel about a sweet little girl who’s saddled with two of the world’s worst parents. Indeed, it’s hard to imagine a pair less deserving of six-year-old Maisie (Onata Aprile) than Susanne (Julianne Moore), a temperamental rock singer, and Beale (Steve Coogan), an art dealer who’s even more self-involved. Since their selfishness is made perfectly clear in the opening scenes depicting the couple’s breakup, it’s a shame that McGehee and Siegel feel the need to reiterate the point so often as Maisie...

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    Toronto 2012: Starving Roadside Attractions Grabs Stuart Blumberg's 'Thanks for Sharing' With Lionsgate

    Howard Cohen and Eric D’Arbeloff’s Roadside Attractions is seriously hungry. In its third pick-up of the Toronto International Film Festival, the company has once again partnered with Lionsgate to acquire U.S. rights to Stuart Blumberg’s directorial debut, “Thanks for Sharing...

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    Toronto 2012: Neil Jordan's Vampire Flick 'Byzantium' Starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan Flies to IFC Films

    IFC Films has grabbed U.S. rights to the Neil Jordan-directed vampire flick “Byzantium” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sources put the deal at $1 million-plus.

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