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21 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Homelessness, poverty recurrent themes at this year's Toronto film fest

A poverty-ridden America mired in unemployment and despair was on stark display at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, where movie-makers and actors speculated that cinema is finally catching up with reality. "It does seem like there's some undercurrent of filmmakers trying to portray the world that we're living in," "Nightcrawler" director Dan Gilroy said in an interview at the 11-day movie marathon.

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Related Topix: Riz Ahmed, New York, The Hurt Locker

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Foreign Policy

Mr. Bean to Jihadi John

Western governments are sounding alarm bells about foreign fighters joining the Islamic State. But experts say that these would-be radicals are more often bumbling losers than bin Laden.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Brandon Sun

Gyllenhaal on 'elaborately flavoured' chewing gum diet for 'Nightcrawler'

Apparently, losing some 30 pounds to play a deranged paparazzo in the upcoming film "Nightcrawler" didn't do much for Jake Gyllenhaal's mood. At the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, co-star Riz Ahmed said Gyllenhaal basically subsisted on chewing gum and tea, which made him grumpy during the shoot.

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Related Topix: Riz Ahmed

680News

Gyllenhaal on a elaborately flavoureda chewing gum diet for a Nightcrawlera

Apparently, losing some 30 pounds to play a deranged paparazzo in the upcoming film "Nightcrawler" didn't do much for Jake Gyllenhaal's mood. At the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, co-star Riz Ahmed said Gyllenhaal basically subsisted on chewing gum and tea, which made him grumpy during the shoot.

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Related Topix: Riz Ahmed

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Spiked

Caliph Cameron brings ISIS-style intolerance to Britain

They fantasise about raising their black flag over Downing Street and enforcing harsh sharia law on us, doing away with what they see as our foolish traditions of tolerance and democracy.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Europe, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Terrorism

Fri Aug 22, 2014

New Statesman

What the jihadists who bought "Islam for Dummies" on Amazon tell us about radicalisation

Ministers and security chiefs could learn a thing or two from Chris Morris's black comedy Four Lions.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

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