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    Specialty Box Office: Jarmusch's 'Lovers' Alive and Well At Box Office; 'Joe' Disappoints

    Jim Jarmusch's very well reviewed "Only Lovers Left Alive" led a considerable batch of indie openers at the box office this weekend. The story of Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), two retro cool vampires, "Only Lovers" grossed $96,976 from 4 theaters for a potent $24,244 average.

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    Review: Conventional, Flawed 'The Railway Man' Starring Colin Firth And Nicole Kidman

    "The Railway Man" tells the true story of a World War II veteran mentally broken by his experiences in the war, living a lonely, isolated life, and trying to come to grips as best he can with the terror and memories that still haunt his mind. But you'd be forgiven after watching the opening portion ...

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    A24 Dates 'The Rover' With Robert Pattinson For June 13, Keira Knightley's 'Laggies' For September 26

    Robert Pattinson’s clout-building continues in 2014 though it technically has barely begun. Pattinson’s post-“Twilight” career rehab started with David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” and the film world took notice. Auteurs, perhaps needing a viable start to greenlight their projects, took notice too. Wer...

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    Watch: U.S. Trailer For Colin Firth/Nicole Kidman Drama ‘The Railway Man’ Plus New Clip

    We’ve seen Colin Firth overcome a stutter, win an Oscar, and launch England’s involvement in WWII with “The Kings Speech," but in the actor’s first historical drama since, we witness the other side—the severe emotional trauma present in many soldiers afterwards. “The Railway Man” pairs Firth in that...

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    Watch: Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth Meet Cute In Clip From 'The Railway Man' Plus New Images From The Film

    In an era when Richard Branson is ready to shoot people into space, we will say this about the old fashioned railroad: it's still pretty romantic. The countryside whipping by, the sound of the tracks, the recycled air....okay, maybe not everything about the experience will make hearts flutter but it...

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    Watch: U.K. Trailer For ‘The Railway Man’ Starring Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman Plus New Pics From The Film

    "It was 1984 and I saw [Jim Jarmusch's] 'Stranger Than Paradise' and [Andrei Tarkovsky's] 'The Sacrifice' in 24 hours, and they both left such an impression on me," Jonathan Teplitzky, the director of "The Railway Man" starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, recently said in an indie directors round...

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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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    Watch: First Trailer For 'The Railway Man' Starring Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman

    For a movie starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgard, and based on a harrowing true story, "The Railway Man" hasn't been garnering all that much buzz out of the Toronto International Film Festival (you can read our review here). Still, it's a movie that is definitely going to be re...

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    It's Like You're There! Watch TIFF Press Conferences For 'Gravity,' '12 Years A Slave,' 'Prisoners,' 'Labor Day' And More

    If you are stuck having to watch all the Toronto International Film Festival action from the sidelines, fret not—another aspect of the festival will now come straight to your computer screen. The overlong, occasionally awkward press conferences that accompany each of the big films at TIFF have been ...

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    TIFF Review: 'The Railway Man' Starring Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman

    "The Railway Man" tells the true story of a World War II veteran mentally broken by his experiences in the war, living a lonely, isolated life, and trying to come to grips as best he can with the terror and memories that still haunt his mind. But you'd be forgiven after watching the opening portion ...

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