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Toronto International Film Festival

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Which is what I value most about the film festival experience in general: the chance it offers to discover a film, a filmmaker, an actor -- the operative word being discover. That's less and less of a factor at this particular festival these days. Instead, it seems stacked with pre-sold titles.

Christopher Rosen

Why Kevin Kline Loves Playing Charming Misanthropes

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

Those who scroll aimlessly through Netflix on a nightly basis would be wise to put on 1991's "Soapdish" as soon as possible. Michael Hoffman's satire ...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to generalize about this year's Toronto International Film Festival based on the films I saw Monday, I'd tell you that it's a great year for dramatic films based on true stories.

Best of Venice: Theeb Takes the World by (Sand) Storm

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Theeb is a jewel, deserving of its Orizzonti Award for Best Director prized to Naji Abu Nowar in Venice and more. But Theeb is also the kind of film that grabs a hold of you and doesn't let go.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Sunday, Sept. 7

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I admire Smith's impulse to expand his film-making palette and was a fan of his Red State. Tusk, however, may only be for Smith completists. It was so disheartening that I bailed a little early in order to make a screening of The Reach.

Greta Gerwig Really Wanted To Do 'How I Met Your Dad'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

The death of "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff "How I Met Your Dad" was met with mixed reactions, but projected lead Greta Gerwig is definitely disappoi...

The Guy From 'Million Dollar Listing' Made A Noah Baumbach Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Here's the best movie to premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival: "While We're Young," Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" follow-up. ...

An Incomplete List Of All The Ways Denzel Kills People In 'The Equalizer'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains nonspecific spoilers about "The Equalizer." Denzel Washington killed a lot of people onscreen in 2004's "Man on Fire," ...

The One Thing You Need To Know About 'The Judge'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.10.2014 | Entertainment

Audiences will get to see Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in "The Judge" starting on Oct. 10, but the Warner Bros. release had its world premiere ...

James Gandolfini's Final Movie Is Disappointing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

If "The Drop" didn't contain James Gandolfini's last screen performance, it might have gone directly to DVD. That's how old fashioned so much of this ...

Miles Teller Deserves Some 'Whiplash' Oscar Buzz

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

Since "Whiplash" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, J.K. Simmons has been the focal point of the film's awards prospects. That praise...

Everything You Need To Know About The Fall's Biggest Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

From Sept. 4 through Sept. 14, the film world will reside in a place where Tim Hortons is king: The Toronto International Film Festival runs through t...

Christopher Rosen

Your Future Best Picture Winner Might Already Be Here

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Ahead, managing entertainment e...

Watch The First Trailer For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

On the heels of the first poster for Jon Stewart's "Rosewater," which HuffPost Entertainment debuted earlier on Thursday, comes the film's first trail...

Here's The First Poster For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Stewart's directorial debut, "Rosewater," is set to have a pretty big few weeks. The film premieres at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend be...

The Movies Everyone Will Talk About This Awards Season

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

In the last 15 years, seven movies that won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award went on to score an Oscar nomination for Best Pic...

Emma Mustich

The Disturbingly Realistic Film All Parents Should See

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.21.2013 | Parents

Put down your smartphone, log out of Facebook and stop checking email for the next 17 minutes. That's all it takes to watch "Noah," a creepily accurat...

Black Films Take Center Stage at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.17.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

This year the footprint black films and artists have left behind is resoundingly deeper, bigger and better than ever before. Especially when you consider that director Steven McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, a graphic and compelling allegory about slavery, has won the festival's prestigious People's Choice Award.

Oscar Fave '12 Years A Slave' Wins Huge Honor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment

Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" won the prestigious audience award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, cementing its already cemented ...

Toronto Film Festival 2013 Roundup: Eight Happy Things So Far

Vogue | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Vogue

Cannes used to be the craziest, but today there may be no more hysteria-inspiring festival than Toronto, which is jam-packed with vaunted Hollywood movies.

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you were able to watch a new movie every two hours all day from 8 a.m. through midnight for the entire 10-day run of the festival, you would still only be able to see a little more than half of the movies the festival has to offer.

TELL US: Is Obama's Election Responsible For The Uptick In Black Movies?

Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices

Last week's Toronto International Film Festival spawned rave reviews for the Steve McQueen-directed "Twelve Years A Slave," a historical drama based o...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Movies can amaze with their ability to not just take you out of yourself but to put in the middle of worlds you otherwise would never get a chance to see or experience.

Mike Hogan

The Year's Most Buzzed-About Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO -- Chiwetel Ejiofor may not be an American, but he still feels linked to the events depicted in "12 Years a Slave." "I always thought of s...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With Enough Said, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, one of TV's funniest women ever, has finally been given a perfect film vehicle.