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TIFF 2010 Top 10 New Faces: #6. Jake M. Johnson

Kudos go to Max Winkler for writing a character that might resemble the classic jerk, but comes across as something slightly different. Every film set within a wedding context always manages to include a wedding drunk — it comes with the territory…but with Ceremony, it would be a mistake to catalogue Jake M. Johnson’s perf and character in the same bunch.

#6. Jake M. Johnson – Ceremony

Kudos go to Max Winkler for writing a character that might resemble the classic jerk, but comes across as something slightly different. Every film set within a wedding context always manages to include a wedding drunk — it comes with the territory…but with Ceremony, it would be a mistake to catalogue Jake M. Johnson’s perf and character in the same bunch. With mostly television appearance creds on his c.v, Johnson gives this supporting character a little bit of soul and the stinky breath. Those who have seen Paper Heart already know the actor (hence the pic above) and in the time being, he has been scooping parts in Get Him to the Greek, Ivan Reitman’s No Strings and indie comedy Blake Calhoun’s Spilt Milk.

 
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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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