Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can't Wait to See

From Oscar potentials to Lady Gaga and Grace Jones docs and a secret Louis C.K. movie, our must-see picks for the fest

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'Molly's Game'
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'Molly's Game'

Molly Bloom – we assume her parents were big James Joyce fans – was going to be an Olympic skier. Then an injury got her interested in the world of underground Hollywood poker. She wasn't satisfied with just sitting at the table and waiting for fate to deal her a hand, however, so she decided to start her own high-stakes, after-hours game. Boom! Everyone who's anyone wants in. Unfortunately, that also means the FBI. We'd be excited to see this simply on the basis of Jessica Chastain, who appears to be playing the real-life mover and shaker in chic take-no-shit predator mode, and Idris Elba, who's cast as her lawyer, sharing a screen together. (Seriously, someone remake the Thin Man series with these two.) The fact that it's also Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut only sweetens the pot. Please let there be a walking-and-talking scene. Please let there be a walking-and-talking scene. Please let there be ....

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