2014 Telluride Film Festival Lineup (and why Toronto no longer gets premiere bragging rights)
 
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2014 Telluride Film Festival Lineup (and why Toronto no longer gets premiere bragging rights)

Published on August 29, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The Telluride Film Festival takes place in Colorado every Labor Day weekend. That much is certain. What is not certain, however, are the films which will be playing there -- at least not…

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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #4
 
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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #4

Published on August 28, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Last of a four-part series In How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #1, I offered some general advice for travelers headed to the 39th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs…

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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #3
 
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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #3

Published on August 27, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Third of a four-part series In How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #1, I offered some general advice for travelers headed to the 39th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which…

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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #2
 
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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #2

Published on August 26, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Second of a four-part series Earlier, in Real Tips For Real People #1, I offered some general advice for travelers headed to the 39th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs from September 4-14.…

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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #1
 
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How to do the Toronto Film Festival - Real Tips For Real People #1

Published on August 26, 2014 | by Larry Richman

First of a four-part series The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4-14. I've attended 70 film festivals since the start of 2006, but none as prestigious or breathtaking in scope as this…

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How to decide what to see at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
 
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How to decide what to see at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Published on August 21, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The internet is filled with wonderful entertainment websites and blogs whose talented writers are in the midst of picking their "must-see movies" at the 2014 Toronto International Film…

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2014 Toronto International Film Festival official list of expected guests & fact sheet
 
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2014 Toronto International Film Festival official list of expected guests & fact sheet

Published on August 20, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Here is the list of expected guests and the fact sheet for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 4-14. The lineup was rolled out in waves, starting with…

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2014 Toronto International Film Festival complete lineup, screening schedule, guest list
 
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2014 Toronto International Film Festival complete lineup, screening schedule, guest list

Published on August 18, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival has released its complete lineup of films along with the schedule of screening dates, times, and venues for all titles. This year's event runs…

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“Kramer vs. Kramer” and “Boyhood”...and finding your own personal connections
 
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“Kramer vs. Kramer” and “Boyhood”...and finding your own personal connections

Published on August 16, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Richard Linklater's shot-over-12-year Boyhood continues to do well at the box office...this weekend it expanded from 507 to 771 locations and still has an almost unheard of 99% Fresh rating at Rotten…

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My Movie Recommendations for 8/15 + Official Trailers
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My Movie Recommendations for 8/15 + Official Trailers

Published on August 15, 2014 | by Larry Richman

It's mid-August -- and pleasantly air-conditioned multiplexes are packed with blockbuster studio tentpoles and quirky little indies. This lazy, hazy period between June's Los Angeles Film…

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My review of “The Discoverers” starring Griffin Dunne + official trailer, stills, poster
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My review of “The Discoverers” starring Griffin Dunne + official trailer, stills, poster

Published on August 14, 2014 | by Larry Richman

“If history is written by the winners, what happens to the rest of us?” That’s the enigmatic first line in The Discoverers, establishing, without hesitation, the nature of the incisive character…

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My review of The Giver, from the Lois Lowry novel, with Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites
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My review of The Giver, from the Lois Lowry novel, with Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites

Published on August 13, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Monday, August 11, 2014 I attended the virtual World Premiere of The Giver, broadcast live to select movie theaters around the country, from the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. The screening…

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2014 New York Film Festival Announces Lineup
 
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2014 New York Film Festival Announces Lineup

Published on August 13, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the Main Slate for the prestigious 52nd New York Film Festival, which takes place this year from September 26 through October 12. David…

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“Escobar: Paradise Lost” Official Stills, with Benicio Del Toro & Josh Hutcherson, coming to Toronto
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“Escobar: Paradise Lost” Official Stills, with Benicio Del Toro & Josh Hutcherson, coming to Toronto

Published on August 12, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Today it was announced that Escobar: Paradise Lost will have its World Premiere in the Galas section at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.  Writer/director Andrea Di Stefano's romantic thriller…

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“Clouds of Sils Maria” Official Stills, having its North American Premiere at TIFF 2014
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“Clouds of Sils Maria” Official Stills, having its North American Premiere at TIFF 2014

Published on August 12, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Clouds of Sils Maria had its triumphant debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Today, as expected, it was announced that Olivier Assayas' intense drama will have its North American Premiere in the…

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