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TIFF Announces Final Films Including Discovery and Kids Programs News

TIFF Announces Final Films Including Discovery and Kids Programs

The final slew of scheduled film additions were announced today for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which includes 39 films in the Discovery Program, four premieres in the Kids Program and much, much more. Major new releases include The Sound and the Fury, directed by James Franco, St. Vincent, from Theodor Melfi and starring Read More
TIFF Adds Films by Thomas McCarthy, Lynn Shelton, Olivier Assayas & More Film Festival

TIFF Adds Films by Thomas McCarthy, Lynn Shelton, Olivier Assayas & More

Another week, another slew of TIFF announcements. And while the full line-up is yet to be revealed (that’ll be next week), TIFF certainly brought out the big guns today. Thomas McCarthy (Win Win, The Station Agent) will premiere his newest film The Cobbler at the festival, while early festival favorites Lynn Shelton‘s (Humpday, Your Sister’s Read More
Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen Features

Secret Stash: Michael D. Cohen

Welcome to Secret Stash, our series of conversations with filmmakers, actors, and critics about their favorite films that didn’t get the recognition or find the audience they deserved because they were too weird, too hard to find, or (of course) too indie. In this installment of Secret Stash, actor Michael D. Cohen shares with us Read More
TIFF 2014 Announces ‘While We’re Young’, ‘The Imitation Game’, ‘Foxcatcher’, & More In First Wave of Titles News

TIFF 2014 Announces ‘While We’re Young’, ‘The Imitation Game’, ‘Foxcatcher’, & More In First Wave of Titles

Today marks the kickoff of the fall festival season, as the Toronto International Film Festival announced its first wave of Special Presentations and Galas. TIFF CEO Piers Handling and Creative Director Cameron Bailey announced around 13 Galas and 46 Special Presentations set to play this September, including some films we easily predicted and a few Read More
Finding Vivian Maier Movie

Finding Vivian Maier

In 2007, John Maloof bought a box of old negatives at an auction while researching for a book. When the photos turned out to be irrelevant to his research, he put the box of negatives away for several years before returning to them. Once he took a closer look, Maloof realized he was sitting on Read More
TIFF 2013: Top 20 Films of the Festival Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Top 20 Films of the Festival

Over the last 2 weeks my opinions have changed towards some of the films I’ve seen. Watching up to 4 films in one day can be exhausting, and sometimes through reflection films can seem better or worse in retrospect. In other words, if there are inconsistencies between my list and the reviews/ratings I gave, deal Read More
TIFF 2013: Stranger By The Lake & Moebius Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Stranger By The Lake & Moebius

Having missed Blue is the Warmest Colour at TIFF this year, I went for another gay-themed film from Cannes: Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger By The Lake. Blue might have won the Palme D’Or, but Stranger actually took home the Queer Palme this year in France (given out to the best film about LGBTQ issues at Cannes Read More
TIFF 2013: Blind Detective, Why Don’t You Play In Hell?, R100 Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Blind Detective, Why Don’t You Play In Hell?, R100

Blind Detective On my second-last day of the festival, I was not expecting to have one of the craziest days I’ve ever had at TIFF in my six years of going. Starting off, I was getting ready for one of my more anticipated films at the festival. Blind Detective is the latest film by Johnnie Read More
TIFF 2013: Stray Dogs & A Field in England Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Stray Dogs & A Field in England

After spending the previous day watching two very slow-moving films, I figured I was ready to take on the latest film from one of the masters of ‘slow cinema.’ I’ve been a huge fan of Tsai Ming-Liang’s work over the years, but his last film Visage was more or less a flop when it premiered Read More