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http://goldderby.latimes.com/awards_goldderby/2008/09/toronto-festiva.html


Some are speculating Oscar buzz?
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So "The Wrestler," directing by Darren Aronofsky and starring Mickey Rourke, won the Golden Lion Award for best film at the Venice Film Festival (story here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080906.WBfilmfest20080906170826/WBStory/WBfilmfest). This is pretty big news and I'd assume, since they're still looking for distribution, they should have no problem finding it.

Also, there's already Oscar buzz for Rourke from those who have reviewed the film, including the Hollywood Reporter and Variety: http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2008/09/could_mickey_rourke_win_an_osc.html
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I hope this movie wins something, because I was at two wrestling shows where they were taping (ROH and CZW). It was kind of annoying to play along, as it made both shows go longer.

Actually, I want Dylan "Necro Butcher" Summers to become a star, as he is really a great guy and will make a fine crazy bad guy (even though most wrestling fans love him).



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Ernest 'The Cat' Miller is the villain of the movie?? Oh man...forget Rourke, I want to see Oscar buzz for the Cat. He could put on a dance routine that would put Cuba Gooding Jr. to shame. Somebody call his mama!



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He can wear the red shoes to the Oscar ceremony.

This sounds like a hell of a film. I am interested in seeing how someone like Aronofsky, a guy with a very distinct visual style, approaches wrestling.



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