Toronto 2008 Movie Preview

Toronto Movie Preview, Appaloosa, Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renee Zellweger, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Photo: Courtesy of New Line Cinema

Toronto 2008 Movie Preview

01 of 07

The Duchess

Toronto Movie Preview, The Duchess, Keira Knightley, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

THE PLAYERS Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper

THE PLOT As the It Girl of her day, the Duchess of Devonshire (Knightley) was a fashion trendsetter, a formidable political figure and an object of much desire. Expect lush costumes and plenty of bodice-ripping.

02 of 07

Burn After Reading

Toronto Movie Preview, Burn After Reading, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Focus Features

THE PLAYERS Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand

THE PLOT When a CD containing CIA secrets falls into the hands of two bumbling personal trainers (Pitt and McDormand), they attempt to sell it back to the rightful owner (Malkovich). Dark comedy ensues.

03 of 07

Rachel Getting Married

Toronto Movie Preview, Rachel Getting Married, Anne Hathaway, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

THE PLAYERS Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt

THE PLOT When black sheep Kym (Hathaway) returns home for her sister Rachel's (DeWitt) wedding, her presence stirs up plenty of the family's unfinished business.

04 of 07

RocknRolla

Toronto Movie Preview, RocknRolla, Thandie Newton, Gerard Butler, Jeremy Piven, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment

THE PLAYERS Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris

THE PLOT Director Guy Ritchie gets back to what he does best-mixing guns, gangsters and the gritty streets of London-in this high-energy flick, which is already generating some positive buzz.

05 of 07

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Toronto Movie Preview, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Weinstein Co.

THE PLAYERS Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks

THE PLOT When platonic pals Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) decide to resolve their financial woes by teaming up to make an adult film, sparks begin to fly.

06 of 07

Ghost Town

Toronto Movie Preview, Ghost Town, Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Ricky Gervais 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

THE PLAYERS Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Ricky Gervais

THE PLOT When misanthrope Bertram Pinckus (Gervais) comes back from the dead, he discovers that he has the ability to see ghosts. Among the spirits is Frank (Kinnear) who, in his attempt to stop the wedding of his widow (Leoni), draws Bertram into a bizarre love triangle.

07 of 07

Appaloosa

Toronto Movie Preview, Appaloosa, Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renee Zellweger, 2008 Toronto Film Festival
Courtesy of New Line Cinema

THE PLAYERS Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger

THE PLOT Ed Harris makes his directorial debut in this Western flick, which tells the story of a young widow (Zellweger) who comes between two friends hired to police a lawless town.

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