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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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    Toronto 2012 Tuesday Acquisitions Update -- Done Deals, Two More Near Closure

    As the Toronto fest moves into Tuesday, several more films -- "Thanks for Sharing," "Frances Ha," "The Lords of Salem," "Love, Marilyn" -- look close to nailing down distribution deals as "Stories We Tell" and "Imogene" find homes.

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    Ezra Miller On His New Role, Queer Representation in Cinema and the 'Perks' of Being Honest About Your Sexuality

    A year after terrifying us with his chilling performance in Lynne Ramsay's "We Need To Talk About Kevin," Ezra Miller makes his range very clear with his work in Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being a Wallfower." The film -- which debuted in Toronto Saturday night ahead ...

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    Colin Firth on Playing a Yank Opposite Emily Blunt in 'Arthur Newman': "My identity has always felt somewhat planted here."

    In "Arthur Newman," a dark indie comedy that premiered Monday in Toronto, Colin Firth plays a depressed divorcee who fakes his own death and adopts a new identity to forge a new and better life. The role marks Firth's first lead one since his Academy Award-winning turn as King George V...

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    TIFF Capsule Review: 'The Secret Disco Revolution'

    Dead as disco – the term is a statement that a trend was over, and deserved to be. Yet disco memories are alive enough to inspire “The Secret Disco Revolution,” which exhumes the music and style from dance records of the 1970’s and follows the genre’s short life up to the “Disco Sucks” gathering at Comiskey Park in Chicago in 1979 that blew up disco records. The archival vault is huge, full of music and footage. Now there’s also plenty of academic research on the phenomenon. It’s all there in Jamie Kastner’s documentary. Disco is traced to the Swing Kids, who were Germans expressi...

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    Toronto 2012: Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions Partner to Acquire Kristen Wiig Comedy 'Imogene'

    Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Kristen Wiig-Matt Dillon comedy “Imogene” at the Toronto International Film Festival. The project marks the first production of Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler’s new Maven Pictures banner.

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