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Harry Potter Gets Horny! Three New Photos From Alexandre Aja's 'Horns' Debut

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 6, 2013 2:50 PM
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One of the more hotly anticipated movies that will make its splashy premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (for us, at least) is Alexandre Aja's "Horns," an adaption of the silly, surreal, scary-as-hell novel by Joe Hill (aka Stephen King's son). Now a trio of new photos from the film has debuted (courtesy of Entertainment Weekly), featuring the Boy Who Lived Daniel Radcliffe rocking some pretty devilish nubs.

TIFF Review: 'The Lunchbox' A Charming, Moving Cinematic Takeout Treat

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 6, 2013 2:15 PM
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The Lunchbox
The staple of any good rom-com is an original, clever meet-cute, and writer/director Ritesh Batra certainly has a good one for his feature debut "The Lunchbox." The missed connection in this picture that winds up bringing two strangers into each other's orbit is a mix-up involving the delivery of the titular lunchbox. It's a familiar practice in India, with housewives (and restaurants) preparing hot meals in the morning, and through a rather impressive system of trains and rickshaws, they get delivered to their husbands at the office, with nary a mistake. At least until Ila's (Nimrat Kaur) steel, segmented canister of naan and curry winds up on the desk of Saajan (Irrfan Khan).

Jake Gyllenhaal & Denis Villeneuve Push Each Other Into Haunting, Bold New Territory For ‘Enemy’

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • September 6, 2013 1:50 PM
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Enemy, Denis Villeneuve, Jake Gyllenhaal
Two striking films are hitting the fall film festival circuit in a matter of days: “Prisoners," an emotionally bruising crime thriller about family, loss and sin, and “Enemy,” an adaptation of José Saramago’s novel, “The Double," which is an enigmatic psychological drama about identity, the subconscious and the male ego. The connection? Other than both films' dark, disturbing tone, they represent the work of two collaborators—French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and actor Jake Gyllenhaal—who, as occasionally happens with director/actor pairings, seem to have unlocked something exceptional while in each other’s company.

Watch: New Trailer For TIFF Entry 'Blood Ties' Starring Billy Crudup, Clive Owen, And James Caan

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 6, 2013 1:12 PM
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Blood Ties
Well, it looks like David O. Russell's "American Hustle" is going to have a run for its money when it comes to sprawling '70s crime sagas that feature really silly hair and mustaches, as the new trailer has just dropped for Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties," starring Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Mila Kunis, Matthias Schoenaerts, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard and James Caan. The film, which we were iffy about at Cannes, will be screening at the Toronto International Film Festival soon.

Exclusive: Poster & First Clip From TIFF Surreal Revenge Thriller 'Rhymes for Young Ghouls'

  • By Kristen Lopez
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  • September 6, 2013 12:16 PM
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Rhymes For Young Ghouls
As the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off, smaller movies hope to garner attention amongst the glittering, A-list pictures debuting. Short-filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is one such director, presenting his debut in Toronto, entitled “Rhymes for Young Ghouls.” The Canadian director casts an eye onto the abuse of Canadian Aboriginal children who were separated from their families with his first picture; a practice that went on until the 1990s with state-run schools for Aboriginals only.

Exclusive: Photos & Trailer For Eco-Preservation Doc & TIFF Entry 'Midway'

  • By Diana Drumm
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  • September 6, 2013 11:50 AM
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Midway
With the Toronto International Film Festival kicking off yesterday, the reviews have started to roll in (though only the tip of the proverbial iceberg) along with more and more buzz. While we're gathering more news from our people on the ground up in Toronto, we got our hands on exclusive photos and trailer from TIFF Doc "Midway." Directed by photo-based artist Chris Jordan and "March of the Penguins" editor Sabine Emiliani (both making they're directorial debuts), "Midway" follows the albatrosses of Midway Atoll Island (a U.S. territory roughly midway between the U.S. and Asia) and their sometimes terrible fate.

David Cronenberg's 'Shivers' Getting Unnecessary Remake

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 6, 2013 11:06 AM
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One of the golden boys of Canadian film, David Cronenberg, is being celebrated at this year's Toronto International Film Festival for his commitment to quality moviemaking and his ability to make even the most hardened tough guy feel a little bit queasy (like when Samantha Eggers opens the egg sack in "The Brood;" classic). Now comes word from TIFF that the director's first film, the psychosexual nightmare "Shivers," is being remade. Because of course it is.

Exclusive: Poster For Brillante Mendoza's TIFF Horror Offering 'Sapi,' Plus Watch The Extended Trailer

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 6, 2013 10:44 AM
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Sapi
To call Brillante Mendoza a prolific filmmaker would be something of an understatement. In the past eight years the Filipino director has directed eleven films, all successes on the festival circuit -- he’s something of a Cannes favorite at this point -- and as his latest film “Sapi,” the director's first straight-up horror movie, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight, we’re debuting the film’s first poster.

Watch: New Clips And Trailer For Last-Minute TIFF Entry 'Salinger'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • September 6, 2013 9:45 AM
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Even The Weinstein Company, charged with marketing Shane Salerno's nine-years-in-the-making documentary “Salinger,” wasn't able to suppress before release the film's biggest secret—that legendary author J.D. Salinger had five unreleased novels finished before his death, novels that his estate to are planning to release before 2020. But the documentary purports to be much more than a series of twists, although it does adopt the aesthetic of a thriller. Five new clips and a last-minute trailer have just debuted, showing that Salinger was a symbol that of which we only witnessed a fraction.

Watch: First Trailer For Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Mia Wasikowska

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 6, 2013 8:55 AM
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The Double, Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikoswka
On Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, the newest film from writer/director Richard Ayoade (as opposed to the newest film from actor Richard Ayoade who was in the abysmal Ben Stiller comedy "The Watch") premieres. Based on the Fyodor Dostoyevsky novella "The Double," it stars Jesse Eisenberg who is presumably driven insane by the appearance of an eerie doppelganger. And wouldn't you know it, there's a debut trailer too (courtesy of The Guardian)?

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