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Toronto International Film Festival 2014

Playing a bitter, unpleasant woman was tough: Jennifer Aniston on Cake

In her film Cake, which had its world premiere at the TIFF on September 8, Aniston plays Claire Simmons, a woman suffering from constant pain and pill addiction who is haunted by hallucinations of a fellow support-group member who committed suicide.
Toronto International Film Festival 2014

Cumberbatch is 'a handful', says The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum

He has charmed audiences everywhere with his take on Sherlock Holmes and has become one of the most sought-after actors on either side of the Atlantic. But what's it like directing him? The director of his new film, the Imitation Game, says he can be challenging.
Toronto International Film Festival 2014

The ship has sailed: Keira Knightley on being part of Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Actor Keira Knightley has confirmed that she is not going to be a part of Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Knightley, 29, played Elizabeth Swann and her co-star Orlando Bloom portrayed Will Turner Jr in the first three installments of the pirates saga.
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My husband has no issues with my intimate scenes: Reese Witherspoon

In her upcoming film Wild, the 38-year-old actor has stripped-down completely for a raunchy scene, reported People magazine. The mother of three admits she found it much more challenging to wear minimal make-up on the set than baring all.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Iran's Mohsen Makhmalbaf underlines a bloody dictatorship in The President

Hounded out of his own country by an autocratic regime and exiled in London, Makhmalbaf came to Venice with a parable on violence, The President, which indicates that it was inspired by the Arab Spring, is a powerful look at the brutality and bestiality of dictators.
Toronto International Film Festival 2014

With two author-backed roles, Reese Witherspoon generating Oscar buzz

Reese Witherspoon won the Oscar in 2006 and might just be in the race next year, thanks to two much-talked about films that have premiered at the Toronto film festival. Wild and The Good Lie have come up for much praise.
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Tragicomedies at Toronto find mixed results

The opening days of the Toronto International Film Festival saw a trio of tragicomedies combine humour with pain, often with mixed results. Comedy and drama often mingle in the best of films, but for the lion's share of movies, the two are kept apart, on different sides of the theatre aisle.
Benedict Cumberbatch

Cumberbatch takes unsung WWII hero to Toronto in Imitation Game

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch's new film The Imitation Game promises to bring the contributions of mathematician Alan Turing's contributions to a wider audience worldwide. Turing was the inventor of the code-breaking machine that may have cut World War II by two years and saved millions of lives.
Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd co-founder says new 'Wall' an anti-war protest film

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters says a new movie about his monumental, three-year remounting of the band's famous 'The Wall' album should be seen as a protest against the growing spread of armed conflict, rather than just a concert documentary.
Brett Lee

Brett Lee-starrer UnIndian is Bend It Like Beckham from Australia, says director

Indian-origin filmmaker from Australia Anupam Sharma says his upcoming film UnIndian is on the lines Gurinder Chadha's Bend It Like Beckham and will provide a sneak-peak into the lives of Indians living down under.

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