Given the enormity of the festival, with all its glitz and glamour and galas, it’s sometimes easy to forget that the Toronto International Film Festival is one of the premier destinations for the top documentaries of the year. Curated...Show More Summary
1. Love & Mercy (Courtesy of TIFF) Directed by Bill PohladStarring Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Giamatti What's it about? This life story of the musician Brian Wilson (played by both Paul Dano and John Cusack) juxtaposes...Show More Summary
Film writers Fariha Roísín and Sara Black McCulloch are covering the Toronto International Film Festival this year as a series of conversations about the festival and its programming. This, the third dispatch includes the films The Keeping Room and Girlhood. Read more...
The Toronto International Film Festival is known to screen some award-winning movies, and this year is no different. Get to know a few majorly buzzed-about films starring the likes of Reese Witherspoon, Eddie Redmayne, and Benedict Cumberbatch. Which of these are you most excited to see in theaters?
Maika Monroe is red hot as she attends the premiere of her new film The Guest held during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Ryerson Theatre on Saturday (September 13) in Toronto, Canada. The 21-year-old actress was joined on the carpet by her co-star Dan Stevens, who seemingly gave his seal of his approval [...]
Black films and artists were an integral part of the lineup at this year's Toronto International Film Festival along with other world premieres. Dramas, genre movies, comedies, romantic films and documentaries positioned themselves early for this year's annual Oscar race. Show More Summary
One of the most talked about films ever out of the Midnight Madness portion of the Toronto International Film Festival is Kevin Smith’s Human Centipede-esque Tusk (read our review), about a man (Justin Long) who is surgically turned into a walrus by a mysterious seafarer (Michael Parks). In theaters September 19, A24 shared with us […]
Unlike its major international brethren Cannes, Venice, Sundance, and Berlin, the Toronto International Film Festival is noncompetitive—meaning there’s no jury that hands out prizes. This makes some degree of sense: As the “festivalShow More Summary
Pundits like to compare the Toronto International Film Festival? and the awards season it kicks off to a modern presidential primary. We know the big names coming in--they have, after all, in a sense declared their candidacies months before-- so the festival serves mainly to separate...
This year’s Toronto International Film Festival boasted dozens upon dozens of films to sate the cinema-hungry masses, and we’re willing to bet that we saw…well, at least a hearty fraction of them. The festival has just wrapped up, and...Show More Summary
Eddie Redmayne got a huge thumbs up in Toronto. Oscar-bound? BY NATHANIEL ROGERS Hello all. Just back from Canada from the Toronto International Film Festival, aka the best film festival in the world, which wrapped up on Sunday. My fellow...
The 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) came to a close over the weekend and many are declaring it the best TIFF in many years, which is quite something when you realize how many great movies, including many OscarShow More Summary
A World War II code-breaker drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The Toronto International Film Festival is unique in a few respects, but one of the most interesting thing about the fest in relation to other film festivals is that the top prize is decided by audiences. The People’s Choice Award may sound like an also-ran TV awards show, but in reality it’s a big deal. Show More Summary
The Imitation Game, the upcoming film about gay codebreaker Alan Turing which you've seen us cover here, here and here, picked up a big win at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) over the weekend. The movie, which stars Benedict...
The Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game took the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival. The festival's highest honor is the Grolsch People's Choice Winner, which is voted for by the audience. The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing and will hit theaters November 21. [Deadline] Read more...
Today marked the end of the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which closed out as usual with the announcement of the festival's audience choice awards. In addition to its star receiving the unofficial title of most "yummy," Benedict Cumberbatch’s Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game took home the biggest prize,... More »
Before We Go, a micro-budget indie that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, tells the story of two strangers, played by Chris Evans and Alive Eve, who spend a romantic night roaming New York City after one of them misses the last train out of Grand Central. The... More »
They might as well have named it the Al Pacino Toronto International Film Festival this year. The screen legend, at age 74, was not only the honoree at TIFF’s third annual fund-raising gala to kick off the festival, he had two very different movies in competition, too. The Humbling, based... More »
Jean Dujardin is all smiles while hitting the red carpet for the premiere of his new movie The Connection held during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Friday (September 12) at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Canada. That same night, Toronto became a mini-reunion for the stars of the Oscar-winning movie The Artist! The [...]