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    TIFF Review: 'Pawn Sacrifice' Starring Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard & Michael Stuhlbarg

    As Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) says in "Pawn Sacrifice," chess is a game of unlimited options, but there's "only one right move." But to call it merely a game diminishes something is beyond such a description. Intellectually rigorous and emotionally taxing, it may not boast obvious gymnastics or g...

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    Oscars: 10 Potential Dark Horses, Plus What Hit & What Didn't At Telluride & Venice

    Time to cast out childish things, ladies and gents. Summer blockbuster season is over, festival season is starting (Telluride's done, Venice is ongoing, TIFF starts today), and we get to talk about movies not aimed at children for the next few months, because awards season is kicking off.

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    The Playlist's 15 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

    The Telluride International Film Festival is done for another year (read all our coverage here), and though the Venice Film Festival has some big movies still yet to unspool, it too is starting to wind down (catch up with our ongoing coverage here). Which can only mean one thing: it's time to head n...

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    TIFF First Look: Tobey Maguire In 'Pawn Sacrifice' And Aubrey Plaza In Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle'

    Furrowed brows, bad suits, worse haircuts—it can only mean one thing: chess. And that game of mental strategy is at the center of "Pawn Sacrifice," which heads to Toronto to make its World Premiere.

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    Kate Mara & David Oyelowo Are 'Captive'; Jim Sturgess & Anthony Hopkins Drink Up 'Heineken' & More

    wo rising young stars are getting the chance to shine in lead roles, by starring in a true life thriller. Kate Mara ("House Of Cards") and David Oyelowo ("Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes") will feature in "Captive," for helmer Jerry Jameson.

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    Ed Zwick To Direct Bobby Fischer Chess Flick 'Pawn Sacrifice' Starring Tobey Maguire

    Well, with "The Great Gatsby" pushed back to next summer, Tobey Maguire is suddenly free of any press obligations or awards season gladhanding and it looks like he's putting his hat back into the ring of making movies. Just yesterday he signed on to lead and produce "Z For Zachari...

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