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'Kicks,' a coming-of-age tale; 'The Iron Giant' revisited; Nate Parker's publicity pivot




(L to R) Christopher Meyer, Jahking Guillory and Christopher Jordan Wallace star in “KICKS” a Focus World release.
(L to R) Christopher Meyer, Jahking Guillory and Christopher Jordan Wallace star in “KICKS” a Focus World release.
Jess dela Merced courtesy of Focus World

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"Kicks" filmmakers discuss how being outsiders who didn't fit society's views of manhood fueled the making of their lyrical coming-of-age drama; A new documentary explores why Brad Bird's 1999 animated film "The Iron Giant" was a critical darling, but a box office bomb; Inside Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" press conference at TIFF; Can you scream like Nicholas Cage?