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TIFF 2013

Sep 12, 2013 — We take a moment to consider some of the ups and downs of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, from the tastiest of scenery to the tastiest of on-screen food.
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Sep 9, 2013 — Toronto film correspondents Bob Mondello and Linda Holmes chat with Audie Cornish about what they've seen so far.
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Sep 9, 2013 — The weekend brings some of the higher-profile films to Toronto, including a couple of early Oscar contenders.
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Sep 7, 2013 — The first 10 films you see at the Toronto International Film Festival are the 10 that set the tone for the week you're going to have. So let's talk about how it's going so far.
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Sep 4, 2013 — We look ahead at the upcoming week at the Toronto International Film Festival, from the films we want to see to the ones we know we won't get to (sorry, four-hour documentaries!). We consider how to juggle an overabundance of promise and live with the inevitability of occasional disappointment.
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