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    The Secret Of Moonacre

    2008-09-14T20:22:00Z

    Dir: Gabor Csupo. UK. 2008. 103mins. Gabor Csupo’schildren’s fantasyabout a plucky and resourceful 13-year-old girl on a magical quest to thwart an encroaching disaster is undermined by a sluggish blend of humour, disengaged characters and a stagnant narrative line. The script - adapted from Elizabeth Goudge’s ...

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    Toronto reviews

    2008-09-04T14:37:00Z

    Gala Presentations Burn After Reading (Joel and Ethan Coen) Dean Spanley (Toa Fraser) The Duchess (Saul Dibb) Fifty Dead Men Walking (Kari Skogland) La Fille De Monaco (Anne Fontaine) The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (Jodie Markell) Nothing But The Truth (Rod Lurie) ...

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    Velvet Octopus gets tangled with 3-D animated Spyro

    2007-11-02T05:00:00Z

    Velvet Octopus will handle sales for a new 3-D CGI animated feature based on Vivendi Games' Spyro franchise. Ash Shah's The Animation Picture Company has optioned the rights to Spyro from Vivendi's Sierra Entertainment division. John Davis ( I, Robot, Eragon ) will produce The Legend Of Spyro, ...

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    Toronto: The Buzz Films

    2008-08-29T07:19:00Z

    THE BUZZ FILMS GALA PRESENTATIONS Dean Spanley (UK-NZ) Dir: Toa Fraser The story : Based on Lord Dunsany's novel My Talks With Dean Spanley , this charts the relationship between a stiff Englishman and his son. The cast : Peter O'Toole plays opposite Jeremy Northam as his son and ...

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    Buzz Films - Toronto 2008: the lowdown

    2008-08-29T00:00:00Z

    GALA PRESENTATIONS Dean Spanley (UK-NZ) Dir: Toa Fraser The story: Based on Lord Dunsany's novel My Talks With Dean Spanley , this charts the relationship between a stiff Englishman and his son. The cast: Peter O'Toole plays opposite Jeremy Northam as his son and Sam Neill as an eccentric dean. ...