Tagged: genre: biography

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Fighter, The

The Fighter tells the story of Micky Ward as he struggles to make it as a professional boxer under the care of his crack-addicted brother Dicky and his controlling mother Alice.

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Conviction (2010)

Conviction tells the true story of Kenny Waters, a man wrongfully convicted for the murder of a woman. With the help of his sister Betty Anne, who gives up almost everything in her life to get into law school to become a lawyer.

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Mao’s Last Dancer R1 DVD Release

Canadian company Mongrel Media will be releasing their R1 DVD of Mao’s Last Dancer. Directed by Bruce Beresford, it stars Joan Chen, Amanda Schull, and introducing Chi Chao as the lead.

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YAM – Issue 012

Our latest and last issue as a PDF. This marks a new beginning for us, and marks the actual 2-month countdown for the opening of yam-mag.com. In this issue, McNeil from The Dark of the Matinee gives us a look at what was the Toronto Film Festival this year, and gives his thoughts on Let Me In, Black Swan, and Norwegian Wood.

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Toronto Film Festival 2010

Early September ranks right up there with Christmas thanks to the cinematic nirvana I experience at the Toronto Film Festival. 2010 marked the festival’s 35th anniversary, and my own ninth go-round of the TIFF experience.

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YAM – Issue 011

We’ve got our very first exclusive! I got a chance to chat with Grammy/Golden Globe/Academy Award winner/nominee Diane Warren. We are also covering a bit on the Lima Film Festival, which just wrapped up their 14th edition. Plus reviews for some of the very best of the blockbuster season in America… and a surprise review for Aftershocks.