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The Skeleton Twins

This movie asks a lot of Wiig and Hader. It asks them to navigate territory that’s both funny and dramatic, light and raw, goofy and…

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Stray Dogs

Tsai Ming-Liang's first feature in five years is a mysterious and alienating series of tableaus about the fragility of flesh and the smallness of humanity.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Stray Dogs

Tsai Ming-Liang's first feature in five years is a mysterious and alienating series of tableaus about the fragility of flesh and the smallness of humanity.

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Dolphin Tale 2
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No Good Deed
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The Homestretch
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Toronto 2014 Coverage: Table of Contents

A list of our 2014 coverage of the 39th Annual Toronto Film Festival.

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TIFF 2014 Interview: Al Pacino & David Gordon Green on "Manglehorn"

An interview with the star & director of "Manglehorn," Al Pacino & David Gordon Green.

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Remembering Richard Kiel; Kevin Smith on "Tusk"; Julianne Moore shines in "Still Alice"; New war on big money in politics; How Stephen King teaches writing.

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TIFF 2014: Three Must-See Documentaries From This Year’s Fest

A report on three fantastic TIFF 2014 docs: "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," "The Look of Silence" and "Seymour: An Introduction."

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Roger's Legacy Honored at Telluride Film Festival

The legacy and impact of Roger Ebert will forever be a part of the Telluride Film Festival, which hosted a screening of "Life Itself" this year.

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TIFF 2014 Interview: Patricia Clarkson on "Learning to Drive," "October Gale"

An interview with Patricia Clarkson, star of two TIFF 2014 films, "Learning to Drive" and "October Gale."

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TIFF 2014: Catching Up with Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, and the Great “Whiplash”

A TIFF report on "Whiplash," "Good Kill," "The Equalizer," "Hyena," and "They Have Escaped."

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"Snowpiercer" and the future of film; The longer cut of "Nymphomaniac"; Pauline Kael's worst reviews; "Alive" earns a rave at Toronto; The bold creativity of "The Leftovers."

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TIFF 2014: Midnight Madness Bleeds Into Rest of Fest

A piece on the horror offerings of TIFF 2014, including "Spring," "Cub," and "The Editor."

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TIFF 2014: Journeys to the Past in “’71,” “Jauja,” “The Keeping Room”

A TIFF 2014 report on three very different period pieces: "'71," "Jauja" and "The Keeping Room."

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TIFF 2014: Reese Witherspoon Stars in "The Good Lie," "Wild"

A TIFF report on the two Reese Witherspoon movies at this year's fest, "The Good Lie" and "Wild."

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The strength of Robin Williams

An appreciation of the actor's perseverance through age 63 despite depression.