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Toronto Film Fest reveals major Oscars contenders

Toronto Film Fest reveals major Oscars contenders

TORONTO ??Can Natalie Portman win Best Actress again by channeling Jackie Kennedy? Will an old-school show-business musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone wow Oscar voters, and can ?쏶lumdog...
The verdict on Netflix’s new Amanda Knox doc

The verdict on Netflix’s new Amanda Knox doc

TORONTO ???쏣ither I?셫 a psychopath in sheep?셲 clothing ??or I am you,??Amanda Knox declares in a new documentary that details the lengths to which a bungling, publicity-hungry...
Tom Hanks is perfect in the thrilling ‘Sully’

Tom Hanks is perfect in the thrilling ‘Sully’

“Sully” breathtakingly depicts what may be the most remarkable half-hour in NYC history. Six minutes after taking off from LaGuardia Airport on Jan. 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (a...
Jerry Lewis should have passed on ‘Max Rose’

Jerry Lewis should have passed on ‘Max Rose’

Two decades after his last film, the legendary Jerry Lewis performs a truly unfortunate encore playing an elderly widower in writer-director Daniel Noah?셲 morose and thoroughly unconvincing drama. After the...
‘Ben-Hur’ is an epic disaster

‘Ben-Hur’ is an epic disaster

The first two major big-screen versions of ?쏝en-Hur??were huge hits, with the second one, from 1959, winning 11 Oscars, including Best Picture. The third time?셲 definitely not the charm...
Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with men

Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with men

Ninety years ago, future screen legend Cary Grant shared a Greenwich Village love nest with an Australian man who went on to win three Oscars. That?셲 the provocative claim in...