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    TIFF REVIEW: Opening Nighter 'Looper ' Delivers Sci-Fi Thrills-- and Depth

    You can throw out the old canard that you can usually skip the opening night Canadian film in Toronto. That's because the fest has wriggled free of having to book the latest tasteful film by a respected Canadian auteur. And Rian Johnson's "Looper" is a must-see hardboiled thriller for any cinephile-...

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    TIFF Review: Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Is Both Impressive and Underwhelming

    "Looper," a rollicking dystopian action-adventure yarn about time travel, is a reasonable broadening of the filmmaker's scope with enough potential to make its flaws stand out. It officially opens the 37th Toronto International Film Festival Thursday night.

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    Eating, Drinking, and Shopping in Toronto: An Indiewire Insider's Guide

    Tens of thousands of people are about to converge on Canada's largest city for one of the world's largest film events, socializing and networking all over town. And while many of them have probably been around the Toronto block a few times in the past, you never know what's new to discov...

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    The Breakouts: 10 Up-and-Coming Actors to Watch in Toronto

    While the Toronto International Film Festival is mostly known for its star wattage and Oscar-bait fare, the event also serves as a springboard for up-and-coming actors to make their marks. Freida Pinto, Ellen Page, Shailene Woodley, Dev Patel, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Oscar-nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes ...

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    Tribeca Film Acquires Edward Burns' 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas' For Holiday Multi-Platform Release

    Tribeca Film has acquired North American rights to Toronto-bound "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," a domestic drama written, directed and starring Edward Burns. On this Irish-American working class family comedy, Burns brings back old pals Connie Britton and Michael McGlone, who co-starred in Burns...

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    Watch: Something is Rotten in the State of Greece in 'Dead Europe' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The scant two-minute trailer for Tony Krawitz's "Dead Europe" (premiering in Toronto this Friday) leaves one with the hungover sensation of having undergone a minor bludgeoning. Or at least a very grim full length film.

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    Watch: See Juno Temple Do Magic Tricks in Exclusive Clip From TIFF Entry 'The Brass Teapot'

    "The Brass Teapot" is a darkly quixotic film starring Juno Temple and Michael Angarano as a young, financially-strapped couple who discover a way to earn cash fast without taking on an extra part-time gig at Starbucks. The film premieres at TIFF this Saturday, and marks director Ramaa Mosely's first...

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    HBO Will Give Alex Gibney's Latest Doc 'Mea Maxima Culpa' a Theatrical Release

    "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," the new film from Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney, will receive a theatrical release from HBO in November following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.

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    TIFF: Jason Reitman to Lead Live Reading of 'American Beauty,' with Adam Driver, Sarah Gadon, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Woody Harrelson UPDATED

    Jason Reitman brings his "Live Read" series to the Toronto International Film Festival with a table read of Alan Ball's screenplay for "American Beauty," the Oscar-winner that premiered at TIFF in 1999. The director of "Thank You for Smoking" and "Up in the Air" will announce the cast of the table ...

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    Ed Burns' 'Fitzgerald Family Christmas' Follows 'Newlyweds' to Tribeca Film

    Tribeca Film acquired North American rights to Ed Burns' "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," prior to its Toronto debut on September 9. Writer-director and star Burns is joined in the film by Connie Britton and Michael McGlone -- both of whom also starred with him in his debut "The...

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