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Black Swan (with Natalie Port­man) is one of the big buzz flicks in our day-by-day list of crit­ics’ picks.

THURS­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 9

SCORE: A HOCKEY MU­SI­CAL

(Michael McGowan) McGowan’s fol­low-up to his ter­rific One Week is ev­ery­thing Cana­dian, full of beloved icons, fa­mil­iar ref­er­ences and – well, it’s about hockey, isn’t it? (8 pm, Roy Thom­son Hall)

FRI­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 10

TRUST

(David Sch­wim­mer) A young girl gets in over her head online. Cather­ine Keener and Clive Owen play the par­ents. (9:30 pm, Roy Thom­son Hall)

DAY­DREAM NA­TION

(Michael Goldbach) Kat Den­nings sparks this home­grown pic about a young girl at odds with the small town she’s moved to. (6 pm, Ry­er­son)

SATUR­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 11

NEVER LET ME GO (Mark Ro­manek) Carey Mul­li­gan proves that An Ed­u­ca­tion was no fluke in this adap­ta­tion of Kazuo Ishig­uro’s novel. (6 pm, Ry­er­son) IN CON­VER­SA­TION WITH... PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFF­MAN TIFF’s se­ries of on­stage in­ter­views be­gins with the al­ways in­ter­est­ing Os­car win­ner. (7 pm, Jack­man Hall)

SUN­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 12

EASY A

(Will Gluck) Break­out star Emma Stone plays along­side the great Pa­tri­cia Clark­son and Stan­ley Tucci in a smart high-school com­edy. (9:30 am, Is­abel Bader)

MON­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 13

BLACK SWAN

(Dar­ren Aronof­sky) Buzz is huge for this drama about com­pe­ti­tion and ma­nip­u­la­tion in­side a bal­let com­pany. (9:30 pm, Roy Thom­son Hall)

THE TRIP

(Michael Win­ter­bot­tom) Best friends tour restau­rants in the Bri­tish coun­try­side in this de­li­cious com­edy. (Noon, Ry­er­son)

YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER

(Woody Allen) Allen’s back in form with this sly flick about peo­ple who try to con­trol more than they pos­si­bly can. (6 pm, Visa Screen­ing Room/El­gin)

TUES­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 14

RAB­BIT HOLE

(John Cameron Mitchell) Ni­cole Kid­man and Aaron Eck­hart star in Mitchell’s med­i­ta­tion on grief. (2:30 pm, Visa Screen­ing Room/El­gin)

WED­NES­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 15

BURIED

(Ro­drigo Cortés) Cortés’s riv­et­ing thriller takes place within the con­fines of a cof­fin. OMG. (12:30 pm, Var­sity 8)

YOU ARE HERE

(Daniel Cock­burn) The late Tracy Wright stars in a heady story about of­fice work­ers at a mys­te­ri­ous call cen­tre. (5 pm, AMC 10)

THURS­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 16

WHAT’S WRONG WITH VIR­GINIA?

(Dustin Lance Black) Os­car-win­ning writer ( Milk) probes Chris­tian Amer­ica, with Jen­nifer Con­nelly and Ed Harris. (2:30 pm, Visa Screen­ing Room/El­gin)

FRI­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 17

OF GODS AND MEN

(Xavier Beau­vois) Based on a true story about kid­napped monks, Beau­vois’s ex­pert flick takes on Chris­tian­ity’s re­la­tion­ship to Is­lam. (3 pm, Sco­tia­bank 11)

IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY

(Ryan Fleck, Anna Bo­den) This is the film (about teen angst) that con­firms that Zach Galifianakis is the real thing. (9 am, Var­sity 8)

SATUR­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 18

I’M STILL HERE

(Casey Af­fleck) We’ve been wait­ing for Af­fleck’s mock­u­men­tary about Joaquin Phoenix’s re­tire­ment from act­ing since for­ever. (8:30 pm, Var­sity 8)

SUN­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 19

THE IL­LU­SION­IST

(Syl­vain Chomet) An ag­ing ma­gi­cian meets up with a young Scot­tish girl in this sub­tle com­edy from the maker of The Triplets Of Belleville. (6:30 pm, TIFF Bell Light­box 2)

YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER

TRUST

RAB­BIT HOLE

IN CON­VER­SA­TION WITH...PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFF­MAN

BLACK SWAN

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