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Enough Said

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Nicole Holofcener’s latest film, Enough Said, arrives burdened with the sad realization that it features one of the final recorded performances of James Gandolfini, but what we would be wise to   

The Patience Stone

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The enduring power of myth takes center stage in Afghani director Atiq Rahimi’s new film, The Patience Stone, which transplants magic and mythology in the modern world with stunning results. Thi  

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Seeks Real Love

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Don Jon presents an unfiltered Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a guy who loves his porn, his friends (Rob Brown, Jeremy Luke), his family (Tony Danza, Glenne Headly and Brie Larson), his porn, his faith in God (typified by his pious attendance at weekly confessions), his workout routine and, in case I failed to mention it, his porn.   

Battle of the Year

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Competitive dance steps to the fore in Battle of the Year, which tracks the efforts of a former American dance champion (Laz Alonso) who enlists a down-and-out buddy (Josh Holloway) to assemble a   

Cutie and the Boxer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Rarely does a documentary dare to bring audiences inside the intimate space between an artist and a long-standing/long-suffering muse. In the case of Zachary Heinzerling’s directing debut Cutie   

Jayne Mansfield's Car

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Billy Bob Thornton handles multi-hyphenate duties once again with Jayne Mansfield’s Car, a tale set in Alabama in 1969, detailing the impact of the death of an estranged matriarch on the two ver  

Prisoners

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The second runner-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival’s top audience prize — behind 12 Years a Slave and Philomena — Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners captivates thanks to a   

Salinger

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Peeking behind the veil of secrecy surrounding the life and times of JD Salinger with a more complete telling of his life pre- and post-Catcher in the Rye, screenwriter-producer turned documentary  

The Daily Scene at TIFF 2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Thank you, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), for such a marvelous birthday party. If I couldn’t have been at home among family and friends, I’m not sure I could have imagined a better way to celebrate. The first day of the festival was a decidedly low-key affair. Festival programmers eased us into the proceedings with a teasing platter of tasty bites and a bit of fizz in our glasses to whet the appetite.  

Filmmaker Stuart Blumberg Helms a Polite Comic Take on Sex Addiction

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Adam (Mark Ruffalo) is charming, good-looking and professionally successful with an easy-going air about him. Mike (Tim Robbins) gives the impression of being a wise mentor. And then there’s Neil (Josh Gad), who is obviously a bit of a bumbler. And what do they have in common? They’re all in a sex addiction support group, Mike as Adam’s sponsor, and all in various stages of recovery.