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Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend
Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend

The opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival are some of the most important days on the film calendar, in recent years propelling pictures such as "Slumdog Millionaire," "Gravity" and "The King's Speech" on major commercial and awards runs. But as the fusillade of movies finally began to slow Sunday evening, something was missing: a clear breakout. A number of films had cemented their status as potential crowd-pleasers, while others were being cautiously tipped as award contenders. A juggernaut, however, had yet to emerge. "St. Vincent," starring Bill Murray as a gruffly comedic Vietnam veteran, received one of the warmest...

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