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    IFC Films Acquires Oxford University-Bashing 'The Riot Club'

    More buys are coming out of the Toronto International Film Festival: Today, IFC Films nabbed a period drama that skewers elite clubs.

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    Bruno Dumont on Why TIFF Comedy 'Li'l Quinquin' Feels Like 'Self-Parody'

    The French director's ambitious film, originally produced for TV, has been acquired by Kino Lorber for U.S. distribution. But while the move to comedy has surprised some critics, it's not too far off from Dumont's previous work.

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    Toronto Review: 'The Keeping Room' is a Feminist Western With Bite

    Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and Muna Otaru star in this tense period drama about three women fighting for their lives in the wake of the Civil War.

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    TIFF Review: Peter Strickland’s ‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ Is A Surreal & Sublime Knock-Out

    Blue is a masochistic color in Peter Strickland’s sumptuous, surreal, serenading, and audaciously superb film “The Duke of Burgundy.” It’s a masochism that loves to tease and toy with gratuity, but never steps over the line, and one that is underlined by a bottomless depth of love between two women,...

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    Watch: Channing Tatum Reenacts Popping His Eardrum and More Clips from the 'Foxcatcher' Cast

    "Foxcatcher" director Bennet Miller and the cast of the film, including Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum, sat down with Indiewire's Anne Thompson for another round of TIFF Talks at the Toronto International Film Festival's Industry Conference.

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    TIFF Review: Christian Petzold's Eloquent German Post-War Drama 'Phoenix' Starring Nina Hoss

    Survival tales set during the Second World War and around the Nazi era, have been the social environment of many a film. The horrors of the Holocaust and the madness of an ideology shattered an entire nation’s culture, and damaged it to the point of necessary re-creation. As far as movies go, it’s a...

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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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    Eight Reasons Why 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything' Are Oscar Rivals

    How many British biopics will fit into this year's Oscar race? The Toronto Film Festival revealed not only Benedict Cumberbatch as World War II codebreaker Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," but Eddie Redmayne as cosmologist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." (Oddly, Cumberbatch played...

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