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Even minus a few premieres, still plenty to see in Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival is still Oscar season’s prime launching pad, and there are some terrific films you may not see anywhere else.

Though Toronto will not screen any movie that premiered at another festival, there are still 400 other films to see, like

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Though Toronto will not screen any movie that premiered at another festival, there are still 400 other films to see, like "The Drop," pictured.

Jon Stewart of

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Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" made "Rosewater," about a journalist imprisoned in Iran.

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in “The Theory of Everything,” which gets its world premiere in Toronto.

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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in “The Theory of Everything,” which gets its world premiere in Toronto.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars in "The Imitation Game," which is about WWII code breaker Alan Turing.

Channing Tatum, left, and Steve Carell star in

Channing Tatum, left, and Steve Carell star in "Foxcatcher."

Clockwise (from left): “Babette’s Feast,” “Big Night,” “The Exterminating Angel,” and “The Trip.”

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Dinner in a movie

Five of the tastiest movies that feature food, as chosen by our readers.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/31zoom1.jpg Mouths matter in ‘Trip to Italy’

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon impersonate with gusto in “The Trip to Italy.”

Above: Rainer Simon’s  “Wengler & Sons: A Legend.”

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East meets West in German war-film series

The Goethe-Institut Boston presents a rare chance to see films from both sides of the German perspective on the Great War.

‘Guardians’ win again

The intergalactic misfits of ‘‘Guardians of the Galaxy’’ are the summer’s box-office superheroes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/137437139.jpg We didn’t see this upbeat romance coming from Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs’s new film, “Love Is Strange,” marks a thematic departure for the writer-director.

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“The Trip to Italy,” a follow up to 2010’s “The Trip,” has belly laughs and a few moments that reach a pitch of sublime lunacy.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/04.jpg In ‘Norte,’ a moral compass lost

“Norte, the End of History” is director Lav Diaz’s updating of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment.”

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/TheOneILove_still1_ElisabethMoss_MarkDuplass-001.jpg An exploration of intimacy, with a twist in ‘The One’

“The One I Love” begins as another rom-com about a husband and wife out to revitalize their relationship turns into something very strange indeed.

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Stamp of genius eludes ‘Letter to Momo’

In this tale of goblins harassing a girl grieving her father’s death, Hiroyuki Okiura gets it half right.

Rating the movies of 2014

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/movies-1-6324--90x90.jpg The best movies of the year so far?

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.

Four stars go to...

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/17kapps1--90x90.jpg Four-star reviews by the Globe

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

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.

Movie capsules

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/93d39775f63345c5abde9ee0bfc208db-381e83390db7478b8f9d2802c4c0945d-0.jpg Short reviews of what’s in theaters

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

Movie review archive

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/02/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ee5d83092b1b468b8f5a3e482f7156b6-ee5d83092b1b468b8f5a3e482f7156b6-0--90x90.jpg In case you missed it

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