Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSAbove: Kenneth Branagh
's Belfast.The Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close, with Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama Belfast
claiming the TIFF People’s Choice Award and Kamila Andini
's coming-of-age film Yuni
taking home the Platform Prize. Hot off of last year's Tenet
, Christopher Nolan
has made a deal with Universal
to back his next film, which is centered on the theoretical physicist and one of the "fathers of the atomic bomb," J. Robert Oppenheimer
. The deal marks the end of Nolan's lengthy working relationship with Warner Bros.
and gives the auteur "total creative control, at least a 100-day theatrical window, around a $100 million budget, equal marketing spend, 20 percent of first-dollar gross, and a blackout period where the studio would not release another movie for three weeks before and after the feature.