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  1. Toronto: 'Life of Crime' Closes 38th Fest, Audience Awards Announcement Sunday (Analysis)

    11:07 pm 9/14/2013

    THR's awards analyst dissects the Elmore Leonard adaptation, which stars Jennifer Aniston, and identifies the top contenders for the fest's most coveted prizes.Read more

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  2. Can a Song Save Your Life?: Toronto Review

    5:28 pm 9/8/2013

    Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo find comfort making music in Irish writer-director John Carney's minor-key charmer, picked up at Toronto by the Weinstein Co.Read more

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  3. Toronto: 'Can a Song Save Your Life?,' With Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo, Takes Fest by Storm

    9:40 pm 9/7/2013

    John Carney follows his Oscar-winning "Once" with another film that revolves around musicians and beautiful original music -- and has serious awards potential.Read more

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  4. Mos Def Submits to Gitmo-Style Force Feeding in Graphic PSA (Video)

    2:20 pm 7/8/2013

    Award-winning director Asif Kapadia filmed the disturbing video.Read more

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  5. Hurricane Sandy: John Legend, Rita Ora, Grimes, The xx Cancel Northeast Concerts

    11:02 pm 10/28/2012

    Also calling off area shows are Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), Ghostface Killah, Brandi Carlile and Shawn Colvin. Taylor Swift's new album, however, is still on pace to sell over 1 million copies.Read more

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  6. Mos Def Joins 'Can A Song Save Your Life?' (Exclusive)

    10:52 am 8/2/2012

    The film, directed by John Carney, also stars Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo and Hailee Steinfeld.Read more

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  7. Grammy-Nominated Skrillex Draws Eclectic Musical Crowd at 'Re:Generation' Premiere

    11:07 am 2/10/2012

    “I’d never heard of Skrillex,” Doors drummer John Densmore tells THR of his collaborator in the documentary. "But my son wanted his autograph so I had to do it... Live drums and all that electronic tribal shit, it’ll be great!"Read more

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  8. Sundance 2012: Ice-T's 'The Art of Rap' Has Head-Bopping Premiere

    7:09 pm 1/21/2012

    Chuck D, Grandmaster Caz and Coco attend the first public screening of the music-filled documentary.Read more

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  9. Mos Def Changing Name to Yasiir in 2012

    6:02 pm 9/7/2011

    The hip-hop artist and “Dexter” actor says that “it’s time to expand and move on.”Read more

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  10. Mos Def Joins 'Dexter' (Exclusive)

    8:00 am 5/11/2011

    The actor-hip hop artist has finalized a deal for a multi-episode arc on the sixth season of the Showtime thriller.Read more

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