Toronto International Film Festival

Way Too Indiecast 3: Anticipated TIFF Films & New Festival Policy Podcasts

Way Too Indiecast 3: Anticipated TIFF Films & New Festival Policy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Toronto International Film Festival is right around the corner so we dedicated episode 3 of the Way Too Indiecast to all things TIFF. We discuss TIFF’s new policy regarding premieres and whether the policy is helping or hurting the festival. Next, we turn our discussion towards our Read More
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
TIFF 2014 Adds New Films From Roy Andersson, Takashi Miike, Sion Sono, & More To Lineup Film Festival

TIFF 2014 Adds New Films From Roy Andersson, Takashi Miike, Sion Sono, & More To Lineup

Still parsing through the lineup of 59 films announced by the Toronto International Film Festival last week? Well TIFF was just getting started. Today the festival revealed films set to play in several programmes. Read on to learn what programmes were announced, along with some of the more notable films in the bunch. First up 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
Tom at the Farm Movie

Tom at the Farm

You can’t say that Xavier Dolan is one for slowing down. The 25 year old director/writer/actor/editor/costume designer (only a few of his credits) has made five films since 2009. Tom at the Farm is his fourth, and it’s a departure for the young filmmaker. It’s the first time Dolan is working with someone else’s material, 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