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    Why Matthew Warchus Returned to Film to Direct 'Pride'

    "Pride" is a universal story about humans, and some of those humans happen to be gay. While Matthew Warchus' rousing sophomore feature confronts gay issues, and issues of British working class strife, this is really a movie about tolerance and decency. He talks the film, out this Friday, in our TOH!...

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    TIFF Sex Comedy 'The Little Death' Lands at Magnolia (Trailer)

    Magnolia Pictures has snapped up North American rights to writer/director Josh Lawson's sex comedy 'The Little Death,' which world-premiered in Toronto earlier this month.

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    'Do I Sound Gay?' Opens DOC NYC

    Fresh from Toronto, director David Thorpe's debut feature "Do I Sound Gay?" will open DOC NYC, the largest US documentary film festival, on November 13.

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    Focus World Grabs 'Ruth & Alex,' Starring Morgan Freeman & Diane Keaton

    Focus Features' boutique label Focus World has picked up domestic rights to the golden-years romantic comedy "Ruth & Alex," starring Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman.

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    Watch TIFF Talk: 'Good Kill' Team Ethan Hawke & Andrew Niccol Explore Drone Warfare

    TIFF Talk: Ethan Hawke and Andrew Niccol collaborate for the third time on drone warfare expose "Good Kill." See Q &A, videos, clip and new poster.

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    TIFF Maverick Julie Taymor Creates Hybrid Theater/Film with 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (VIDEO)

    One of the high points of the recent Toronto International Film Festival was not only watching the world premiere of Taymor's latest Shakespeare film--shot by her "Frida" cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, combining her recent acclaimed Brooklyn live theater production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" wi...

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    Meet the Talent Behind Hot Fest Hit 'Wild Tales,' Damián Szifrón (Exclusive Video)

    Writer-director Damián Szifrón tracks the path of festival hit and likely Argentinian Oscar entry "Wild Tales." Among all the dark explorations of the human spirit on display at festivals from Cannes to Karlovy Vary, Telluride and Toronto, this series of six black comedy vignettes about people over-...

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    Julianne Moore Is Back in the Oscar Game

    Focus World's abrupt 2015 placement of Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars" isn't keeping Cannes Best Actress winner Julianne Moore out of the Oscar game. She's back in the races with "Still Alice," Sony Pictures Classics' first TIFF buy and an awards usher for Moore, who plays a professor beset by earl...

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    David Ansen's Top Discoveries from Toronto 2014

    I only had five days in Toronto this year, and caught 20 movies, a mere fraction of the cornucopia. It’s pointless to generalize about the overall quality of the fare on such a small sampling, but one could glean recurrent themes, such as the unusual number of films about tortured geniuses. More o...

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    Screen Talk: What Happened at Toronto? Hits, Misses, Oscar Contenders

    For the first time, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I got together in person to record Screen Talk, to share our experience at theToronto International Film Festival. We argue the merits and demerits of many of the upcoming fall films and Oscar contenders--and inevitably, we didn't see all the same ...

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