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TIFF Review: 127 Hours Is A Moving, Terrifying Cinematic Adventure
Without ever leaning too hard on the emotional buttons or cheapening Ralston's personal story with too general a message, 127 Hours combines the power of cinema with a great story to terrify us and move us in equal
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-16
Lionsgate Picks Up Rabbit Hole At TIFF, Just In Time For The Oscar Race
The studio has acquired the film's North American rights with plans to release it this fall, tossing it right into the Oscar race and, if all goes well, snagging another well-deserved nomination for Kidman
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-16
TIFF Review: Meek's Cutoff Reinvents The Western With A Quiet Force
Brings Reichardt's filmmaking to a larger scale without ever compromising the fierce intimacy of her story
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-15
The Weinstein Company Picks Up Toronto Comedy Hit Submarine
With great performances from the kids in the lead roles and a nice supporting turn from Sally Hawkins as a mom, it's the kind of thing that critics could definitely embrace and send along to a large indie-friendly
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-15
TIFF Review: Alex Gibney Finds Even Dirtier Political Scandal In Client 9
Gibney clearly likes Spitzer, who is as smart and well-spoken as the filmmaker himself, and while you can argue that Client 9 may go a little easy on its subject, it's also a fascinating look at the hypocrisies of political
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-14
TIFF Review: It's Kind Of A Funny Story Disappoints, Except Galifianakis
While Boden and Fleck bring some of their trademark gifts for observing humanity and accepting the more complicated twists of human nature, the story sticks firmly to the indie playbook
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-14
TIFF Review: Nicole Kidman And Dianne Wiest Shine In Elegant Rabbit Hole
Leading the charge is Nicole Kidman, portraying a grieving mom with the kind of restraint we're accustomed to seeing from her, but with an added acerbic bite and sarcasm that feels very new
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-14
TIFF Interview: Andrew Garfield Talks Fate, Love, Loss In Never Let Me Go
Garfield is an incredibly magnanimous and gracious person to interview, and as you can see in his length discussion about the issues of fate and life brought up by Never Let Me Go, a pretty smart one as well
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-14
TIFF Inteview: Carey Mulligan Breaks Hearts And Grows Up In Never Let Me Go
Not only is she an Oscar nominee with job offers pouring in, not only is her co-star Andrew Garfield better known as The New Spider-Man, but Never Let Me Go is one of the most major debuts at the Toronto Film Festival
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-13
TIFF Review: Dirty Girl Is Mean, Unfunny, And Coming To A Theater Near You
I cannot fathom why the Weinsteins paid more than a few nickels for Dirty Girl, an incredibly uneven and mean-spirited excuse for a comedy
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-13
TIFF Review: Vanishing On 7th Street Is The Same Spooky Story Well Told
the movie is refreshingly in touch with its ambitions, coming up with the brilliant central gimmick of a villain that is just encroaching shadows with the power to make people disappear
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-13
Super Picked Up By IFC At TIFF, Releases New Clip Online
Super is by no means a perfect film, and has received more mixed reviews here than all-out raves, but it's a twisted and dark kind of crowdpleaser with a lot to offer to anyone who thought Kick-Ass
tiff Will LeBlanc And Katey Rich 2010-09-13
TIFF Review: What's Wrong With Virginia Is A Messy Pastiche
While he kept it simple and let the performances and the story speak for itself in Milk, Black comes to Virginia armed with dozens of ideas and pastiches from other films, none of which fit comfortably into this
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-12
TIFF: 15 Things You Should Know About Mickey Rourke And Megan Fox's Passion Play
This afternoon I saw Mitch Glazer's directorial debut Passion Play, and judging by the number of critics who walked out halfway through, I may
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-11
TIFF Review: Let Me In Is Elegant, Creepy, But A Little Too Faithful To The Original
If anything, Reeves has erred in the other direction-- the quiet and often lovely Let Me In so faithfully based on Alfredson's film that some scenes
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-11
Interview: Andrew Garfield Says Playing Spider-Man Is Every Skinny Boy's Dream
He repeated again that the character meant a lot to him as a child--"It's given me so much hope as a skinny little streak of piss, who feels more powerful inside than the looks on the outside."
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-11
TIFF Review: Super Is Inconsistent, Immoral, Violent And Fun
The TIFF Midnight Madess crowd ate it up when I saw it last night, but I suspect they had the same experience I did of coming home and realizing how much of the film didn't work once all the pieces were in place
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-11
TIFF: Ben Affleck And His Cast Talk Accents And Gray Hair For The Town
"I have a little bit of gray in my hair, yes," Ben Affleck was forced to confess at the beginning of today's Toronto press conference in honor of The Town
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-11
TIFF Review: Sam Rockwell Shines In The By-The-Numbers Conviction
Director Tony Goldwyn doesn't do much to dress up the true story at the center of the earnest, perfect all-right Conviction, but truth be told he doesn't need to
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-10
TIFF Review: Black Swan Is A Stunner
Aronofsky brings all of his obsessions here, from the intersection of the physical body and art to parental relationships with the power to destroy. He's also made a damn effective horror movie, and wrung a career-best performance from Natalie Portman
tiff Katey Rich 2010-09-10
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