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Tiff 2013

Is This The Next 'Once'?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Harvey Weinstein expanded his already large footprint at the Toronto International Film Festival with the acquisition of one of the fe...

What Nelson Mandela Thought Of New Film

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — The Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival with a heavy dose of re...

Mike Ryan

Jake Gyllenhaal Doesn't Seem Too Upset About 'Persia' Flop

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment

In an alternate universe, Jake Gyllenhall just finished filming "Prince of Persia 4." This alternate universe isn't too hard to imagine, because if Je...

'Omar in Toronto': Nazareth, in the Land of Film and Hany (Abu-Assad)

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Nazareth is infectious. From the moment I set foot in town, I knew why the filmmaker had moved back to "the ghetto," as Abu-Assad affectionately calls it -- to his family's building, where he's now surrounded by uncles, aunts, and his amazing mother who lives just upstairs.

'12 Years A Slave' and 'Gravity' Roar Through TIFF

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

We are now on the third full day of the Toronto International Film Festival. And, yes, the "big guns" of the festival are starting to roll out. In this batch alone, I saw all three of my most anticipated movies of the festival: Gravity, Dallas Buyers Club and 12 Years a Slave. Anyway, enough with the chit chat (though I do miss you, America), let's talk about these movies.

Best of Toronto 2013: Mais Darwazah's My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

In her latest project My Love Awaits Me by the Sea, Palestinian filmmaker Mais Darwazah decides to fall in love, and through that love, show the homeland she also discovers for the first time.

Why James Gandolfini Hesitated About One Of His Final Roles

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — After Nicole Holofcener cast James Gandolfini in her divorcee romantic comedy "Enough Said," the "Sopranos" actor kept suggesting she ...

13-Minute Opening Scene Stuns Audiences

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO -- It's the 13-minute shot heard round the world. Festival audiences in Venice and Telluride have been floored by the lengthy opening shot to...

SEEING 'DOUBLE'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella "The Double" comes to life in a folksy new trailer that premiered Friday. Starring Jesse Eisenberg as Simon, a demure man ...

'Prisoners' And 'Blue Is The Warmest Color': Day One At Tiff

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Only Lovers Left Alive certainly takes its sweet old time getting to where its going -- which, is really nowhere in particular. This is one of those movies that, even as I sit here typing, I am still trying to like it more than I actually did.

The First Word On 'The Fifth Estate' Is ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

"The Fifth Estate" kicked off the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday night, but where Bill Condon's film goes from there is up for d...

The Movie Julian Assange Doesn't Want You To See

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but he's very present at the Toronto Internation...

11 Movies With The Most To Gain At TIFF

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

Film critics and journalists have descended on Toronto for the 2013 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, where every Best Picture winne...

Mike Ryan

The Movies With The Most Buzz At TIFF Are ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

From Sept. 5, when Bill Condon's "The Fifth Estate" premieres, to Sept. 14, when Daniel Schechter's Elmore Leonard adaptation "Life of Crime" debuts, ...

All Oscar Roads Lead Here

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment

The roads taken to the Academy Awards are many, but they usually run through Toronto. Every best picture winner since 2007 has played at the Toronto ...

The Year's First Must-See Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

On the last Friday in August of 2012, Ben Affleck's "Argo" made a surprise debut at the Telluride Film Festival. The film was met with rapturous revie...

Thrilling New Look At 'Prisoners'

Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

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Woody Allen Plays A Pimp In New Film (Yes, Really)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment

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One Of Cory Monteith's Final Films Sets Big Debut

Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

One of Cory Monteith's final two films will have its debut at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Fest organizers announced on Wednesday tha...

See Trailer For James Gandolfini's Final Lead Performance

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment

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First Look At James Gandolfini's Last Leading Role

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Enough Said," the new Nicole Holofcener film that will debut at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, features the last leading role from Jam...

Mike Ryan

The First Word On Nic Cage's 'Brutal' New Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

Near the top of many "must see" lists after the announcement of this year's slate at the Toronto International Film Festival is David Gordon Green's "...

AND THEY'RE OFF

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival announced a portion of its lineup on Tuesday morning, with big films like "August: Osage County," "Mandel...