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'12 Years a Slave': Toronto Winner Now Oscar Front Runner?

'12 Years a Slave': 2013 Toronto Film Festival People's Choice Award winner (image: Chiwetel Ejiofor in '12 Years a Slave') 12 Years a Slave, already touted as a top contender for the 2014 Best Picture Academy Award, was the not unexpected People's Choice Award winner at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival. Steve McQueen's biopic tells the story of Solomon Northup, a freeborn 19th-century black man from Upstate New York who is kidnapped and sold as a slave in the American South. Twelve years later, he succeeds in regaining his freedom. Fox Searchlight will be releasing 12 Years a Slave, surely to be plugged as a people- and Oscar-friendly Triumph of the Human Spirit tale, on October 18 in North America. […]


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'12 Years a Slave': Toronto Winner Now Oscar Front Runner?



Toronto Film Festival Dates and Movies: 'The Love Punch'

Toronto Film Festival 2013 Dates and Movies (image: Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson in 'The Love Punch') The Toronto Film Festival 2013 dates are September 5 to 15. The Opening Night Gala film is Bill Condon's bound-to-be-controversial The Fifth Estate, which is not a belated sequel to Serge Leroy's The Fourth Power / Le 4ème pouvoir. Instead of the Power of the Press – which seems to have gone the way of the 20th century (unless you consider the Royal Baby an epoch-making event) – The Fifth Estate is about the Power of Technology: the Wikileaks scandal that embarrassed (and infuriated) the U.S. government and military by exposing their dirty dealings. Written by Josh Singer, The Fifth Estate stars Star Trek: […]


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Toronto Film Festival Dates and Movies: 'The Love Punch'



'On the Road' Again: Kristen Stewart Resurfaces & New Film Clip

On the Road movie trailer UK. Aug. 22, '12: Walter Salles' On the Road, a film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's '50s novel, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2012, where it was greeted by mixed reviews. Ultimately, Salles' On the Road movie failed to win any Official Competition awards at Cannes, despite widespread praise for Eric Gautier's cinematography and for the performances of its three leads – Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, and Kristen Stewart. Please scroll down to check out the new On the Road trailer for the British market. On the Road movie box office To date, On the Road has been screened in a handful of countries. The film has performed modestly in The Netherlands ($423,000), Belgium ($249,000), […]


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'On the Road' Again: Kristen Stewart Resurfaces & New Film Clip