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“If Xavier Dolan is not a great—and arguably not even a particularly good—filmmaker, how to account for the enormous international acclaim of his work, of which Mommy feels like an early culmination?”

“If Xavier Dolan is not a great—and arguably not even a particularly good—filmmaker, how to account for the enormous international acclaim of his work, of which Mommy feels like an early culmination?”

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Pete Hammond Counts Down The Quality Pics Without Distribution That Are Running Out Of Time For A 2014 Awards Season Release

Pete Hammond Counts Down The Quality Pics Without Distribution That Are Running Out Of Time For A 2014 Awards Season Release With – Fleming On New Purchasing Powers At Toronto

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On Tate Britain’s Late Turner Show To Accompany The Release Of Mike Leigh’s Latest

On Tate Britain’s Late Turner Show To Accompany The Release Of Mike Leigh’s Latest

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How Par Plucked Chris Rock’s Top Five At TIFF, Plus Notes On Other Acquisitions

How Par Plucked Chris Rock’s Top Five At TIFF, Plus Notes On Other Acquisitions

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“What Daft Punk Unmasked In Eden Say About the End of Techno Culture”

“What Daft Punk Unmasked In Eden Say About the End of Techno Culture”

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Who’s The Next Star Of The Red Carpet?

Who’s The Next Star Of The Red Carpet?

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M. Phillips Talks Foxcatcher Awards Chances From Toronto

M. Phillips Talks Foxcatcher Awards Chances From Toronto

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Upcoming Academy Honoree Jean-Claude Carrière On Screenwriting And More

Upcoming Academy Honoree Jean-Claude Carrière On Screenwriting And More

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SPC Buys Into Julianne Moore-Starrer Still Alice At Toronto

SPC Buys Into Julianne Moore-Starrer Still Alice At Toronto

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“If you filter the enterprising work of folks like Anne Thompson, David Poland, Jeffrey Wells, Sasha Stone and Anthony Breznican through the prism of changing-with-the-film-criticism-times, awards season journalism becomes suddenly a very different animal. It’s also a clever and necessary way for film journalists to keep their opinions relevant. Not an easy feat in a world where most people no longer cite or read longform reviews but rely instead on the briefest of smartphone glances.”

“If you filter the enterprising work of folks like Anne Thompson, David Poland, Jeffrey Wells, Sasha Stone and Anthony Breznican through the prism of changing-with-the-film-criticism-times, awards season journalism becomes suddenly a very different animal. It’s also a clever and necessary way for film journalists to keep their opinions relevant. Not an easy feat in a…

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Going Back Home To Virginia With Steve James To Watch Life Itself

Going Back Home To Virginia With Steve James To Watch Life Itself

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Avers Jeffrey Wells

“I’m telling you straight and true that Paul Dano‘s performance as the youngish Brian Wilson in Bill Pohlad‘s Love and Mercy is almost spookily great.” Avers Jeff Wells

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“Yummy” Benedict Cumberbatch Seduces Toronto

“Yummy” Benedict Cumberbatch Seduces Toronto

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Imitation Game Screenwriter Champed To Tell Alan Turing Tale Since He Was 14

Imitation Game Screenwriter Champed To Tell Alan Turing Tale Since He Was 14

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Cieply Listens Into SPC’s Toronto Dinner To Get Some Award Season Cues

Cieply Listens Into SPC’s Toronto Dinner To Get Some Award Season Cues

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Scott Feinberg Thinks Mike Binder’s Black And White Is On Its Way To Awards

Scott Feinberg Thinks Mike Binder’s Black And White Is On Its Way To Awards

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Eric Kohn On Telluride Setting The Table For Toronto, Instead Of Turning Tables

Eric Kohn On Telluride Setting The Table For Toronto, Instead Of Turning Tables

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Richard Linklater Shouts Out Some Came Running, If, The 400 Blows, Nashville And Sullivan’s Travels

Richard Linklater Shouts Out Some Came Running, If, The 400 Blows, Nashville And Sullivan’s Travels

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Awards Contenders Descend On Telluride

Awards Contenders Descend On Telluride

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Bill And Stella Pence Talk About Telluride’s Beginnings

Bill And Stella Pence Talk Telluride’s Beginnings

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“While we ask for respect as artists, we really don’t know what we mean by art.” Screenwriters aren’t making art, they’re compiling “124 pages of begging for money and attention.”
~ James Schamus

“Hollywood is not American. Its revenues are only 30-40 percent American. Its primary purpose right now is to make movies that 20-year-old Chinese people want to see. That’s really the future.”
~ James Schamus