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TIFF ’14 Review: ‘Perfectly titled’ Mommy lives up to its hype

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Following its debut at TIFF on Tuesday, film critic Thom Ernst reviews Xavier Dolan’s film for Playback and finds a filmmaker that “challenges the breaking points of an against-all-odds narrative.”



TIFF ’14: Funny or Die partners with VSC on Canadian film release

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The video portal will use its wide social media reach to help market the Canadian release of the vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Aug. 29, 2014 to Sept. 4, 2014

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The F Word is the top Canadian film at the box office for the second week in a row, with 1987 coming in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 29, 2014 to Sept. 4, 2014

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Guardians of the Galaxy continues to top the box office, with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles taking the #2 spot.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Aug. 18, 2014 to Aug. 24, 2018

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 tops the DVD chart this week, with Divergent falling to #2.



TIFF ’14 Talent Lab: It’s a wrap with Juliette Binoche

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Only a little worse for wear after a Talent Lab celebratory dinner, filmmaker Benjamin Schuetze shares highlights from the last day of the lab.



Sudbury sets the scene for Unearthing

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Cameras will roll this week on Unearthing, a feature film from co-directors Jon Deitcher and Natalino Lattanzio.



Sandra Oh on TIFF helping Canadian actors connect to industry

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“It’s a great idea to introduce new Canadian talent to a much wider array of casting,” the Grey’s Anatomy star said of Toronto’s Rising Stars program.



TIFF ’14: Animating the absurd with The Wanted 18

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Directors Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan on their doc The Wanted 18, which uses animation to tell an absurd tale of fugitive cows amid the Israel/Palestine conflict.



TIFF ’14 Industry: Making money abroad

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BLOG: Highlights from the weekend TIFF Industry Conference sessions, including IM Global’s Stuart Ford, SampoMedia’s Michael Gubbins and FilmNation Entertainment’s Rob Carney.

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WIFT @ TIFF 2014

WIFT @ TIFF 2014 - Shasha Nakhai, recipient of the inaugural WIFT-T Ubisoft Producer Mentorship, with director Rich Williamson.

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