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Toronto International Film Festival

David Cronenberg's Movies WIll Be A Giant Augmented Reality Game

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

David Cronenberg's movies will be transformed into an augmented reality game, according to Cinema Blend. The Toronto International Film Festival is...

The Hopeful Environmentalist -- Sturla Gunnarsson's Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe


PHOTOS: Sips And Cinema In Toronto

Karen Loftus | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

Events, whether of an artistic or athletic nature, draw in big crowds and big bucks to their respective cities. They're also a great way to stamp the passport while immersing yourself in a themed celebration, surrounded by like-minded enthusiasts.

Kim Cattrall's Daring New Roles

Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

Seasoned TV viewers may know her as Samantha Jones on "Sex and the City," but Canada's up-and-coming screen talent will soon know her as their guiding...

Actor Josh Hartnett Toys With Swordplay in Bunraku and Lives to Discuss It

Brad Balfour | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.

Swedish Film Director Exposes Aging Spoiled Brats in Avalon

Linda Hassler | Posted 11.21.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

A 31-year old Swedish director has taken a swipe at a segment of Sweden's older generation in his first feature film, Avalon. Its three main characters are all over 60, and they behave very, very badly.

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Wednesday 9.14.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the size of the Toronto Film Festival and the goals I have when I'm here (primarily to see movies that will be released so I can bank reviews fo...

Celebs Doing Double Duty At TIFF | Posted 11.14.2011 | Celebrity

Promoting one film at a festival is hard enough, but two? These performers (and one producer) had their work cut out for them at this year's Toronto I...

PHOTOS: Olivia Wilde Picks Another Unexpected Dress

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.14.2011 | Style

Olivia Wilde has one of the best bodies we have ever seen. Period. So it's a wonder that she loves covering it up in long, flowing dresses that could ...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday 9.13.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My hunch about skipping the opening weekend of this year's Toronto International Film Festival has paid off, in more ways than one. Mostly, however, ...

Madonna Denied Dissing Hard Working Volunteers

Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The Globe And Mail is now reporting that Madonna's camp has issued and distributed a press release denying she told volunteers to turn away fr...

Guy Maddin On His Latest Film, "Keyhole" | Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts

TORONTO — Not even the director Guy Maddin is certain how to classify a Guy Maddin movie. The Winnipeg-born filmmaker is known for his experimental,...

Jordan Zakarin

The Scary Truths Behind Elizabeth Olsen's Religious Cult Story | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment

Sean Durkin is reserved, messy haired and in desperate need of milk for his tea. It's early on a Sunday morning, just hours after the big, Hollywood b...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Sunday 9.11.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I was in a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and by the time the movie was over, the World Trade ...

PHOTOS: Keira Knightley Gets Lacy (And More Toronto Film Fest Fashion)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2011 | Style

Between the pressers, the screenings, the photo calls and the parties, the celebs at the Toronto International Film Festival still found time to get t...

Herzog's 'Into The Abyss' At Toronto | Posted 11.10.2011 | Arts

Since the premiere of his new documentary last weekend at the Telluride Film Festival, filmmaker Werner Herzog has been saying that "Into the Abyss" ...

Jordan Zakarin

George Clooney Reflects On Playing Dad, His Career & Dreams | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.10.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES) On Friday, George Clooney swept up Toronto with "The Ides of March," the political drama that he co-produced, co-wro...

PHOTOS: Evan Rachel Wood Embraces Androgyny (And Other Toronto Style)

Posted 11.09.2011 | Style

At the press conference Friday in Toronto for the new political thriller, "The Ides of March," Evan Rachel Wood said that she felt more than comfortab...

Clooney And Gosling Take Toronto

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Ides of March should make great fodder for the chattering classes. And it certainly marks the emergence of delicious Ryan Gosling as a star.

Jordan Zakarin

George Clooney Dishes On New Film, Slams Reporter & Throws Cash | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES) For one day at least, the glitz and grit of American politics has become the talk of Canada. Co-writer, director ...

LIVE: Brad Pitt Spills 'Moneyball' Details

Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES) September is the stretch run in the pennant race in baseball, but in the film world, it marks just the beginning of ...

TIFF 2011: The Tunisian Brando, Ewan McGregor in Yemen and Ryan Gosling

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

In cinematic circles, it is said that the Toronto International Film Festival is second only to Cannes. But in terms of numbers of films presented, industry connections and stars attending, I would say it's too close to call.

A First Look at Michael Winterbottom's Trishna (VIDEO)

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Critics are raving about Freida Pinto's performance.

TIFF Line-Up Includes George Clooney's 'Ides Of March,' Madonna's 'W.E.,' Coppola's 'Twixt'

Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

The Toronto International Film Festival today announced a slew of films that have made it into their lineup of galas and special presentations. The se...

Heartbeats and the Rise of Xavier Dolan

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Sometimes a director's work is so esoteric, it's not likely to appeal to the mainstream. In Dolan's case it's a curious case of missed opportunities. Audiences just need the chance to see his work, and that's finally happening with Heartbeats.