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‘Gone Girl’ ensures NY Film Festival dazzles from the start

NEW YORK (Reuters) – David’s Fincher’s “Gone Girl” kicked off the New York Film Festival on Friday adding a bit of Hollywood glitz and glamour to one of the most anticipated openings of the year. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Far from Hollywood din, New York Film Festival puts focus on quality

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cannes has its coveted prizes and Sundance its lucrative deals, but the New York Film Festival, unencumbered by awards or marketing, says its mission is simple: to present the year’s best in world cinema. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Music underpins eclectic array of Toronto film festival features

TORONTO (Reuters) – From dramas about mentors and their apprentices, to imaginative musicals, biopics, and documentaries, music underpinned an eclectic swathe of movies appearing at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Hard-hitting trio of films tackle homelessness at Toronto festival

TORONTO (Reuters) – The scourge of homelessness has emerged as a major theme at this year’s Toronto film festival, driven by performances from an unlikely trio: an Oscar-winning actress, a well-known male sex symbol and a recently recovered heroin addict. … Continue reading

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R&B singer CeeLo Green booted from festival over online rape comments

(Reuters) – The singer CeeLo Green has been removed from the lineup of an Alabama music festival, the latest fallout over online comments attributed to him about rape after he pleaded no contest last month to giving the drug ecstasy … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon takes walk on ‘Wild’ side at Toronto festival

TORONTO (Reuters) – From the moment Reese Witherspoon tears off a bloodied big toe nail in the opening scene of her new film “Wild,” it is clear the Oscar-winning actress is headed in a new direction. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Reese Witherspoon takes walk on ‘Wild’ side at Toronto festival

TORONTO (Reuters) – From the moment Reese Witherspoon tears off a bloodied big toe nail in the opening scene of her new film “Wild,” it is clear the Oscar-winning actress is headed in a new direction. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Spotlight thrown on Mafia in Venice festival film

LONDON (Reuters) – An Italian documentary about the Mafia whose director said she checked all the facts “1,400 times” cast a spotlight at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday on a mooted, covert deal between Italy’s political establishment and organized … Continue reading

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Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival

LONDON (Reuters) – One of the most powerful and violent films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival this year, Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto’s “Nobi” (Fires on the Plain), delivers a stinging anti-war message bathed in blood. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles

(Reuters) – Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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