Sound of Metal (TIFF review)
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Sound of Metal (TIFF review)

‘Sound of Metal’ is Riz Ahmed’s subtle take on a drummer losing his hearing and joining the deaf community. — When we first meet Ruben (Riz Ahmed) is drumming as if his life depends on it. With his girlfriend he has a two-man band touring in an old bus they live and sleep in as well.

'Hustlers' Review
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'Hustlers' Review

The 2012 male stripper drama “Magic Mike” made women go crazy for Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey (who actually won an Independent Spirit Award for his performance). Now it’s the ladies’ turn to take center stage with “Hustlers”. Can this movie make men go gaga watching Constance Wu, Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez (who’s receiving Best Supporting Actress buzz) bump and grind as “dancers” just trying to make a living?

Disney CEO Bob Iger Departs Apple's Board of Directors

Disney CEO Bob Iger Departs Apple's Board of Directors

Bob Iger has resigned from the Apple board as the company shifts into becoming a player in Hollywood. — Iger's resignation is coming just a couple of months before both companies launch their own streaming services. Iger actually resigned on September 10 according to an SEC filing. That was the same day Apple announced the launch date and price for AppleTV Plus. Apple TV Plus will launch on November 1 and cost $5 a month.

'It: Chapter Two' Review
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'It: Chapter Two' Review

IT’s only been two years (though it feels longer) since the first half of the latest take on Stephen King’s “It” was released. “It Chapter Two” shifts the story ahead 27 years. King and returning director Andy Muschietti certainly aren’t clowning around when it comes to the time jump.

Pelican Blood (TIFF review)
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Pelican Blood (TIFF review)

Nina Hoss carries this German film about a mother’s unconditional love for her non-biological daughter. — Wiebke (Nina Hoss) has a good life as a single mother of Nicolina. She spends her days training police horses, and she's good at it, taming even the most difficult animals.

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