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New Anna Kendrick movie scores big at TIFF

Anna Kendrick is the best. It's pretty much a universally acknowledged fact at this point. We're at the stage where basically in order to pass as a fully functioning human being you have to prove that you too are helpless to her infinite charms and talents. She's a hilarious tweeter, great actress, recently revealed singer extraordinaire, and somehow best friends with Aubrey Plaza.

Basically, the more Anna Kendrick movies we can get the better. Especially if she's singing it. Which is the case with one of her films in TIFF this year, The Last Five Years, where she sings. For the whole film. It's a big part of why it's one of the best movies I've seen at TIFF so far.

It also happens to be one of her best dramatic performances to date, one worthy of getting her more attention for being not just a good singer or cool person, but genuinely fantastic actor. Which is why a recent bit of industry news is good news for everyone.

The Last Five Years was recently picked up by a distributor and is now officially making its way to theatres Valentine's Day 2015. So not only TIFF audiences will be able to see what is arguably Kendrick's best work to date in the next few days. Soon all of you will be able to.

the equalizer movieThanks to the Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington, for sponsoring our coverage of TIFF 2014.


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