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In Toronto, what they’re talking about at the festival

Behind the scenes during the filming of

Upcoming films that have had the film festival abuzz include “The Last Five Years,” “While We’re Young,” and “Rosewater.”

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“Red Army,” “Cake,” “Girlhood,” and “While We’re Young” are some of the smaller, more unexpected highlights from Toronto International Film Festival.

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The festival declared Friday Bill Murray Day, with a screening slate of the actor’s better films capped by the premiere of his latest, “St. Vincent.”

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At Toronto there’s been a groundswell of fresh appreciation for Channing Tatum as wrestler Mark Schultz.

Movies

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Film critic Ty Burr reacts to “The Last Five Years” and “The Theory of Everything,” a film that pushes Oscar buttons.

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In this season’s films, directors and actors have stories to tell and something to prove.

Clockwise from top left: “Wings,” “Top Gun,” “Hot Shots,” and “The Blue Max.”

CINEMANIA

Fight and flight

On screen and in the sky, here are five dogfight movies.

Louis Garrel and Anna Mouglalis star in Philippe Garrel’s “Jealousy.”

DISTRIB FILMS

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‘Jealousy’ heals the child within

Veteran French director Philippe Garrel brings a black-and-white, New Wave flair to this autobiographical melodrama.

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Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson star in “No Good Deed,” a routine thriller about a misogynistic psychopath who holds a woman and her two children hostage.

Top (from left): Emily Cass McDonnell, Jeff Biehl, Andre Gregory, and Winsome Brown in “A Master Builder.”  Above (from left): Wallace Shawn and Lisa Joyce in the film;  Jonathan Demme.

Rebuilding ‘The Master Builder’ for stage, then screen

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory adapted Henrik Ibsen’s drama “The Master Builder,” and Jonathan Demme has directed a screen version.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/09/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/MB033.jpg Reconstructing ‘A Master Builder’

Jonathan Demme directs a film version of Wallace Shawn’s and André Gregory’s masterful reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s play.

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Tom Hardy offers a stellar performance in the crime drama.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/08/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/IMG_3966.jpg ‘The Man on Her Mind,’ a double date with just two people

Bruce Guthrie’s and Alan Hruska’s adaptation of the stage play is stunningly insipid and pretentious.

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In the Danish documentary, a contemporary schooner crew sails to Greenland’s farthest reaches.

Movie capsules

Movie Stars

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A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

Rating the movies of 2014

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Since 2014 is shaping up to be a strong year, it seems sensible to take a half-time breather and quantify the year’s best films to date.

What to see this summer

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The emphasis on comedy in this summer’s offerings is cheering in more ways than one. Here’s hoping this summer delivers.

Four stars go to...

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Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr and Janice Page, and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris since 2012.

Movie review archive

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Looking for past movie reviews? This sortable table will help you catch up on Globe reviews not to be missed.