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    TIFF Review: 'The Good Lie' Starring Reese Witherspoon

    In 2011, Canadian writer/director Philippe Falardeau earned acclaim and an Oscar nomination for "Monsieur Lazhar," a low key but powerful tale that joined an examination of how children cope with death with the story of an Algerian immigrant making a life for himself in Quebec. The buzz around the f...

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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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    TIFF 2014 Lineup Includes 'The Imitation Game,' 'While We're Young,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Men, Women & Children' & More

    So, the question was whether or not the Toronto International Film Festival's new rules about premieres—telling distributors that any movie playing the festival in the first four days couldn't screen anywhere else (sorry Telluride)—would hurt their ability to curate an attractive lineup. Well, put t...

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    Watch: Reese Witherspoon Tells 'The Good Lie' In First Trailer For Sudanese Refugee Drama

    With one Oscar under her belt for "Walk The Line," it seems like this year, Reese Witherspoon is really gunning for another statue for her mantle. She already has "Wild" coming from Jean-Marc Vallée, the director of "Dallas Buyers Club," and now she's teaming with another French Canadian filmmaker f...

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    10 Awards Season Movies That Could Be Surprise Contenders

    Awards season gets underway this week. We're sorry. We know it's August. But it's a fact—the premiere of "Gravity" on Wednesday at Venice is only the first in a veritable tsunami of Oscar contenders that will be unveiled on the Lido, with more unspooling at Telluride, TIFF and NYFF over the next six...

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    'House Of Cards' Star Corey Stoll Will Tell 'The Good Lie' With Reese Witherspoon

    Bounced around development after “Boardwalk Empire” writer Margaret Nagle turned in a buzzworthy script, the based-on-true-events drama “The Good Lie” is finally making its way to fruition, and with some further pedigree attached. “Monsieur Lazhar” director Philippe Falardeau will helm the pic with ...

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    Reese Witherspoon To Tell 'The Good Lie' With 'Monsieur Lazhar' Director Philippe Falardeau

    South Korean filmmakers Kim Ji-woon and Park Chan-wook are some of the latest foreign filmmakers that have moved into English-language filmmaking – to mixed results – and now Canadian “Monsieur Lazhar” helmer Philippe Falardeau is set to join them with a major star of his own. Variety is reporting t...

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