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    TIFF: Brody Day One - 'No,' 'Anna Karenina,' 'Kinshasa Kids,' 'On the Road' & Reitman's 'American Beauty'

    A leisurely (if lengthy) trip from Telluride to Toronto on Tuesday, intending to get me to the Toronto International Film Festival more than a full day in advance of its Thursday, September 6 opening, hit a snag, after a three-hour van ride to Grand Junction and an hour plane trip to Denver...

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    TIFF EXCLUSIVE: Barry Levinson Director's Statement Reveals His Midnight Madness

    Baltimore-born Barry Levinson is yet another established studio writer-director who is making his way in the strange new world of indie cinema. He's in Toronto with Midnight Madness entry "The Bay" (Roadside, November 2) an horrific R-rated found-footage thriller about a deadly flesh-eating bacteria...

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    TIFF Review: Sally Potter's 'Ginger & Rosa' Stars a Remarkable Elle Fanning UPDATED

    Sally Potter's "Ginger & Rosa" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last week, with first screenings Friday in Toronto.

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    TIFF Capsule Review: "In the Fog"

    Urkainian director Sergei Loznitza's narrative feature debut "My Joy" found the veteran documentarian was equally capable of distorting the truth through a Lynchian allegorical lens that sifted through the demons of Russian society. His follow-up is an equally grim but more narratively precise look at the country's history through the lens of WWII. After Sushenya, a lower class Russian laborer, escapes a Nazi deathtrap, his comrades assume he's in cahoots with the enemy. At first slated for execution by his former peers, Sushenya escapes death again at the hands of the Nazis, launching into a prolonged escape through ...

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    TIFF Capsule Review: "Midnight's Children"

    Director Deepa Metha teams with Salman Rushdie for an adaptation of his 1981 novel, a lavish period drama about India's shift from British colonialism to independence through the eyes of a well-heeled young man. Reserved young Saleem (Satya Bhabha) is born on the historic night of August 15, 1947, which makes him into an insta-symbol for the country's first post-colonial generation. Initially unaware that his real parents' maid spared him from a life of poverty by swapping baskets in the infirmary, Saleem grows up not knowing that the combative, lower class Shiva (Siddharth) is the true heir to Saleem's fortune. As tensions...

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    TIFF FUTURES: Vice Editor Andy Capper Goes Behind the Camera to Shed a Light on Snoop Dogg in 'Reincarnated'

    Reincarnated" -- directed by Vice magazine editor and first-time feature documentary filmmaker Andy Capper -- tells the true story of Snoop Dogg's divinely inspired trip to Jamaica and the effect that it had on the man he has become today. It world premieres tonight in Toronto.

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    Six in the Mix: Key Advice for Young Filmmakers on How to Make the Most of the Toronto Film Festival

    Whether they believe it or not, just about everyone in the film industry will tell you that relationships are the glue that keep the business functional and creative. From the friendships and collaborations fostered at film school through the sympatico shorthand that gets a $200 million blockbuster ...

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    Exclusive Media Launches New U.S. Distribution Arm Exclusive Releasing as Toronto Fest Starts

    The acquisitions derby of the Toronto International Film Festival just gained another player. On Thursday, Exclusive Media launched Exclusive Releasing, a U.S. distribution company that plans to release three or four films per year, mostly acquisitions.

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From Toronto Film Festival Drama 'What Richard Did'

    While Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson was in the news this week with a new Michael Fassbender project called "Frank," he also has a film screening in the contemporary world cinema section of the Toronto International Film Festival.

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