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    Toronto: HBO Documentary Films Grabs Nick Broomfield's 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper'

    HBO Documentary Films has acquired US rights to vet Nick Broomfield's chilling true crime document "Tales of the Grim Sleeper" out of Toronto.

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    TIFF: Lovers Turned Filmmakers Look Closely at Themselves in 'Meet Me in Montenegro'

    There are more than a couple of good backstories to the making of “Meet Me in Montenegro,” the peripatetic romance directed by and starring Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen that plays Toronto this week. It hews so closely to fact that it could be categorized as a documentary.

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    Toronto Critics Go Crazy for Christian Petzold's 'Phoenix' (Trailer)

    Following its Toronto world premiere, director Christian Petzold’s “Phoenix” immediately garnered raves, as well as some sidelong glances.

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    TIFF: Why Matthew Warchus Returned to Film After 15 Years to Direct Rousing, Essential '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.

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    TIFF Trailer: Céline Sciamma's 'Girlhood' Is the Anti-'Boyhood'

    Watch the trailer for Céline Sciamma's "Girlhood," which is now playing Toronto in the Contemporary World Cinema section.

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    Toronto: Baumbach's 'While We're Young' Goes to A24

    A24 Films has grabbed domestic rights Noah Baumbach's TIFF comedy "While We're Young," his "Frances Ha" followup starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as middle-aged filmmakers who befriend a mid-20s hipster couple.

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    Van Gogh Biopic, Over Six Years in the Making, Finds Director in Sweden

    Art buffs, here's some exciting news out of the Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Will Jake Gyllenhaal Creepout 'Nightcrawler' Wow Crowds Outside Toronto as Well as Oscar Voters? (VIDEO)

    The one dark horse Oscar candidate is Jake Gyllenhaal vehicle "Nightcrawler," which allows the pale, gaunt actor to transform himself physically into a dangerous sociopathic creep in the vein of Robert De Niro's Travis Bickle in "Taxi Driver." Chasing after the right video footage of fires, car cras...

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    Watch: Kevin Smith Debuts Disturbing First Clip From 'Tusk'

    Justin Long stars in "Tusk," the dark new film from indie auteur Kevin Smith that world-premieres at Toronto this weekend, hits up Fantastic Fest in Austin later in September, and opens in theaters September 19.

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