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Red Carpet Diary: Reese Witherspoon explains why true story drama “Devil’s Knot” hits so close to home

1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys are murdered. Based on the true story that gripped the town, director Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot stars Reese Witherspoon as a grieving mother of one of the murdered boys. Having grown up not far from where the crimes took place, Witherspoon felt a special connection to the narrative and the… Read More »

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Call for submissions: Toronto Urban Film Festival 2013

Back for its 7th year, the Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) is looking for submissions. The 11-day long event celebrates the art of the urban silent screen; films appear on over 300 subway platform screens in the Pattison Onestop network, making it the largest festival of its kind in North America. The festival accepts all genres of silent,… Read More »

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Atom Egoyan-directed drama Cruel and Tender, on now at the Bluma Appel Theatre, is a must-see

Last night, the house was packed for Atom Egoyan’s return to the theatre: the acclaimed Canadian filmmaker has taken the helm of a wrenching performance of Cruel and Tender. Martin Crimp’s play brings Sophocles’sTrachiniae into a modern setting—the audience is invited into the home of Amelia as she waits tensely for her husband, The General, to… Read More »

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