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    Toronto Review: Lightweight 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'Life of Crime' Features Enjoyable Turns By Mos Def, John Hawkes, Jennifer Aniston

    Writer-director Daniel Schecter's first-two features, "Goodbye Baby' and "Supporting Characters," were ultra-low budget character studies about ordinary young people struggling through their private and professional lives with self-deprecating wit.

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    Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' Gets Picked Up, Sequel In The Works & More TIFF Acquistions

    The feeding frenzy that is the backstage wheeling-and-dealing at a major film festival has come to Toronto, and bobbing up from the churning waters are a number of intriguing bodies... We hear from our friends at Hitfix that CBS Films has nabbed “The F Word,” not (sadly?) the feature-length Gordon R...

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    TIFF First Looks: James Gandolfini In 'Enough Said,' Owen Wilson In 'You Are Here' & 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'Life Of Crime'

    Yes, the train of TIFF images continues so bear with us. In this batch we've one of the last performances from the late, great James Gandolfini, the new feature from "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner and the movie otherwise known as the "Jackie Brown" prequel.

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    Tim Robbins & Will Forte Replace Dennis Quaid & Ty Burrell In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'The Switch'

    Hey, remember “The Switch”? That Elmore Leonard adaptation, which is a prequel to “Jackie Brown”? Writer/director Dan Schechter is attached to it. Does any of that ring a bell? Well, if you do remember and have been looking forward to this, rest assured, it’s still happ...

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    Isla Fisher Making 'The Switch' To 'Jackie Brown' Prequel

    Let’s straighten some things out. Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film “Jackie Brown” -- which starred Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson -- was based on Elmore Leonard’s 1992 novel “Rum Punch.” Now first time filmmaker Dan Schechter is mounting an adaptation of ...

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    Jennifer Aniston & Dennis Quaid Join 'Jackie Brown' Prequel

    Jennifer Aniston is set to star in "Switch." No, this isn't 2010 and Aniston won't be reuniting with Jason Bateman's seed and a turkey baster. This is something entirely different. In fact, this is "Switch," based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name and is ...

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    'Modern Family' Star Ty Burrell Joins 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'Switch'

    The Emmy-winning star of ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family" has been marking his territory in the indie film world in a pretty serious way lately. In 2012, we'll be seeing the actor two films -- the coming-of-age tale "Goats," which recently premiered at Sundance, and the q...

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