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TIFF 2014: Jennifer Aniston's layered 'Cake'
TIFF 2014: Jennifer Aniston's layered 'Cake'

I’ll give Jennifer Aniston’s “Cake” one thing — it definitely has layers. The drama, which premiered at the Toronto International Film festival on Monday, had the best possible audience. The crowd was jammed with Jen fans and their intense adoration made the Elgin Theatre crackle with excitement and pop with cellphone flashes. But, as I mentioned, director Daniel Barnz' “Cake” has layers. Working from an insightful, acerbic script by Patrick Tobin, and a very good cast that includes Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington and Adriana Barraza, the first layer is pain. Aniston’s Claire is pieced together with steel pins that mean every move...

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