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Yes, awards season officially kicked off at the Toronto International Film Festival where several awards-friendly films flaunted their wares. It's a bit like poutine .
Nick Schenk, who worked with Clint Eastwood on his feature debut, “Gran Torino,” returns this fall with another character-driven drama. When Nick Schenk wrote the screenplay for the 2008 movie "Gran Torino," he said that star and director Clint Eastwood didn't change a word - a highly unusual occurrence in the land of endless rewrites.
Robert Downey Jr. isn't opposed to franchises . The massive movie star isn't opposed to role-playing in epic period thrillers.
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As the actor watched in the courtroom, Indio Downey, 21, thanked Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz for allowing him to enter the program and pledged to take the advice of the judge to heed the lessons of treatment and get advice from his father if necessary. Robert Downey listened intently to the proceedings and nodded his head when Schwartz urged the actor's son to be careful about choosing friends.
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The actor's son was arrested and booked for cocaine possession in June and appeared in court for his arraignment today Robert Downey Jr's son Indio pleaded guilty to drugs charges in court today - but was encouraged to stay clean by a judge, who said he's in an unusual situation because he's 'connected' to Iron Man. Indio Downey, 21, appeared in court - supported by his actor father - after being charged with felony drug possession in June.
I always scoffed at the whole secret identity thing. How do a simple pair of eyeglasses keep the world, and Lois Lane in particular, from discerning Superman's true identity? In the super hero movies, this favorite part of comic books for me presented a serious logistical problem for guys like Robert Downey Jr., Christian Bale, and Chris Evans.
If you closed your eyes for only a moment or two, you would have bet money - maybe a lot of it - that Robert Downey Jr. was once again playing Tony Stark. The 49-year-old actor was in full-throttle "Iron Man" mode: riffing rapidly, almost cockily, in front of a dozen strangers.
Robert Downey Jr.'s recovery from drug abuse is about as legendary as his days of addiction. "For some folks it's just a function of age," the Iron Man star told Vanity Fair about overcoming his demons.
The Iron Man star - who has battled drug problems himself - also suggested there is a hereditary aspect of addiction as he talked about son Indio, 20, who was arrested on suspicion of cocaine possession earlier this year. He told Vanity Fair: "He's his mother's son and he's my son, and he's come up the chasm much quicker than we did.
Pretty much everyone who knows the Marvel Universe, and everyone in the universe, wants there to be a Scarlett Johansson vehicle film for her assassin character! "Doesn't Scarlett deserve a break?LookI think that the interesting thing particularly after Guardians with Zoe [Saldana] , even from the first Iron Man where Pepper was kind of this really - to me the Iron Man franchise would never have taken off without [Gwyneth] Paltrow . There's something about her that grounded the story.
Robert Downey Jr., whose film The Judge premieres tomorrow night as TIFF's opening film, isn't the only Marvel man with a movie coming to the festival. In fact, he and his Avengers cohorts can probably have a mini-reunion in T.O. Who knows, maybe they'll scout for locations for Avengers 3? Here's the Marvel guide of who's coming to the film fest.
IT might not seem like long ago that we were watching the kooky adventures of Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla and the whole gang, but guess what? That was 20 years ago.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:14 am
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