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    Toronto Film Festival Weighs ‘Digital’ and Alternative Options For September

    As the year’s film festivals weigh their options around the pandemic, Toronto Film Festival remains on track for the September season in some form or another. TIFF organizers are making any and all alternatives ready should a second wave of the virus emerge in the fall. Executive director and co-head Joana Vicente says “postponing is […] More

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    People’s Choice Award Goes to ‘Green Book’ At TIFF

    Earlier today, the Toronto International Film Festival handed out its annual awards. Of special note each year is their Audience Award. Known as the Grolsch People’s Choice Award, it almost always signifies a major Oscar contender. The past two years, the prize went to “La La Land” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” TIFF has […] More

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    TIFF: Netflix Film ‘Outlaw King’ Doesn’t Quite Hit the Mark, But Receives Support

    While the Toronto International Film Festival remains one of the premiere festivals in the world, they often get mediocre films to open the festival. Often, the opening film helps to raise the energy, kicking off with fun action films. Over the past few years, “Magnificent Seven,” “Borg/McEnroe,” and “The Equalizer” have delivered that start. For some, […] More

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    INTERVIEW: TIFF Documentary Programmer Thom Powers Talks 2018 Festival

    Few stages are bigger than the Toronto International Film Festival. One of the largest festivals in the world, a single TIFF program can eclipse the size of many local festivals. Of these, the documentary side continues to cultivate one of the most consistently high-quality lineups for TIFF. Curator Thom Powers deserves that credit. Powers serves as the […] More

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    TIFF 2018 News Roundup! More Films, Mira Nair Heads Platform Prize Jury

    We’ve received even more news from the Toronto Film Festival, or TIFF 2018. The film festival showcases hundreds of films a year with different programs running for the festival. It is among the most prominent film festivals in North America and continues to be a great place for Oscar films to take flight. With so much […] More

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    WATCH: Netflix Releases First Trailer for ‘Outlaw King’ from David Mackenzie

    The Scotish fight for independence has come to the big screen a couple of times before. The most well-known version came with “Braveheart” in 1995, which won Best Picture at the Oscars. It also announced Mel Gibson as a director in Hollywood. Even “Outlander” has covered the topic of the Jacobite risings in the 1690s and […] More

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    IFC Films Acquires ‘Black 47’ from Director Lance Daly, Heading to TIFF

    Irish period dramas have often found themselves relevant to the larger film community. “In the Name of the Father” drew considerable praise from critics and earned Pete Postlewaite his only Oscar nomination. It also earned Daniel Day-Lewis and Emma Thompson Oscar nominations as well. “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 2006. Now, IFC […] More

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    TIFF 2018: ‘The Outlaw King’ To Open, ‘Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy’ to Close

    The Toronto International Film Festival continues to slowly leak out the films set to attend. Last week, we got surprise announcements from TIFF that both “Halloween” and “The Predator” would make their World Premieres at the festival. The same day, Werner Herzog, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris jumped on the TIFF train. Now, we’ve finally got the opening […] More

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    TIFF Announces Midnight Madness Films, Including ‘The Predator’ and ‘Halloween’

    The Toronto Film Festival continues to add more films to its slate. The latest announcement from TIFF is the Midnight Madness programme, which focuses on more horror and cult films. The series has been fun for years, including hits like “The Disaster Artist,” “Brawl in Cell Block 99” and “The Ritual.” It’s an exciting group to […] More

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    TIFF Rolls Out Documentary Lineup, Headlined By Moore, Herzog, & Morris

    Today the Toronto Film Festival announced it’s Midnight Madness lineup including some big franchises. That announcement, which includes “The Predator,” and “Halloween” World Premieres will take most of the attention today. However, TIFF also announced a very cool documentary slate today as well. Headlining the group is “Fahrenheit 11/9” which also released a trailer today. While Michael Moore will […] More

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