This is a bit late, but it takes a while to decompress from
the cinematic nirvana of Toronto.
So, the winners.
David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook"
(didn't see it!) won the "Blackberry People's Choice Award." Good news for
Russell, because previous winners ("Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech")
have gone on to win Best Picture Oscars
You'd think that one psychopath would be enough for a movie. As a character in Martin McDonagh's film "Seven Psychopaths" points out, they can get tiresome. But McDonagh, the prolific playwright and the director of the unconventional, black comic gangster movie "In Bruges," has managed to brilliantly orchestrate not only his seven whack jobs and as many narratives.