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    TIFF Review: Tom McCarthy's 'The Cobbler' Starring Adam Sandler

    Well, we'll say this for "The Cobbler," it's probably the first anti-gentrification, magical shoe, Jewish fable in the history of cinema. But that's about where the praise ends for this baffling misfire from Oscar-nominated writer/director Tom McCarthy. The filmmaker has previously taken seemingly ...

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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 2014 Adds 'The Cobbler,' 'Madame Bovary,' 'Sils Maria,' 'The Forger' And Many More

    Get ready Toronto…Adam Sandler is coming to town. The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a huge batch of new films for it slate today, and anyone doubting the strength of the lineup this year will quickly be silenced.

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    First Look: Adam Sandler Isn't Farting In Thomas McCarthy's 'The Cobbler'

    Adam Sandler's career—filled as it is with bodily functions, funny voices and studio paid vacations that double as movie sets—has been marked periodically by ambitions at more serious fare such as "Punch Drunk Love," "Spanglish" and "Reign Over Me." And as those titles suggest, results have been var...

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    Dustin Hoffman & Steve Buscemi Join Adam Sandler's 'The Cobbler' & More Casting Updates

    All the casting news that's fit to print! We reported last week on Dan Stevens attaching himself to the newest of Adam Sandler's periodic serious, grown-up movies (uh, not to be confused with his “Grown Ups” movies); this one's called "The Cobbler" and follows a cobbler (natch) who steps into his cl...

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    Richard Gere Revives Jonathan Demme's Former 'Old Fires' & Dan Stevens Is ‘The Cobbler’ With Adam Sandler

    Over here in Britain, the 73rd season of “Downton Abbey” has just ended and everybody but me is losing their collective shit about how Lady Edith was abducted by Nazis while playing golf with the footman, or something. I don't know (and if I did, I wouldn't tell you: that pleasure is reserved for P...

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    Adam Sandler Will Try Acting Again By Starring In Indie Drama 'The Cobbler' For 'The Visitor' Director Tom McCarthy

    For the most part, Adam Sandler is content to make exceedingly puerile and terrible movies, as long as they have big cheques attached to them, and let him hang out with pals in what usually amounts to a paid vacation. And while there is a certain segment of the population that loves those kinds of m...

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