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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Toronto International Film Festival’

Viggo Mortensen Begins Venice With “Far From Men” Tomorrow, Then Off To Toronto

Viggo Mortensen has been dominating the international film festivals this year. Already his movie The Two Faces of January, made waves at the Berlin film festival in February with an 84% critic approval according to Rotten Tomatoes, and Indiewire reported that Magnolia Pictures made a deal to distribute the movie in the United States. Then in May, Jauja was released …

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47 Ronin Folktale-Film Adaptation Stars Keanu Reeves

Universal Pictures is premiering the new UK trailer for the troubled fantasy adventure 47 Ronin, debuting Christmas Day to US audiences (its original release date was to be November 2012). The movie is a Hollywood production of an oft-adapted Japanese folktale about 47 Ronin (leaderless samurai) who avenge the disgracing of their leader. The story is one of the most …

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12 Years A Slave Wins Toronto Film Festival Award

For weeks now, the Toronto International Film Festival has been previewing the large lineup of movies that would be shown during the festival. Everything from John Turturro’s racy Fading Gigolo to one of Cory Monteith’s last movie roles (McCanick). The long festival came to an end this weekend, and the Toronto International Film Festival chose several movies to honor with …

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George Clooney Pals Around with Sandra Bullock’s Son

Sandra Bullock’s son Louis may have a future in casting. He’s selected Bullock’s Gravity co-star, George Clooney, as a positive male role model. During press conferences at the Toronto International Film Festival, Bullock revealed, “My son thinks he’s (Clooney) a very cool dude.” Louis, 3 ½ years old, will apparently seek out George and other men involved in the film …

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Matthew McConaughey Stuns in “Dallas Buyers Club”

Matthew McConaughey’s latest film, Dallas Buyers Club, was received with a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend. The film was screened Saturday night revealing the full transformation for McConaughey and supporting actor Jared Leto. Both stars impressed sufficiently in the debut to spark some early awards-season buzz. Early trailer releases drew McConaughey a lot of attention …

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