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Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) from Erik Anderson of AwardsWatch with Rubin Safaya and Meghan White of Cinemalogue

Trailer: A24 busts Gaspar Noé’s ‘CLIMAX’ all over your screen

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers, Enter the Void) and …

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2018 TIFF Masters Slate features Jean-Luc Godard, Hong Sang-soo, Carlos Reygadas, Jia Zhang-ke, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and more

Paolo Sorrentino’s Loro will world premiere as a part of the 2018 TIFF Masters slate The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for the 2018 Masters program, comprised of 11 daring new films by acclaimed, established auteurs with remarkable bodies of work. With projects that reflect on history, focus on personal introspection, and take a critical look at …

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2018 TIFF adds 26 more titles including ‘Boy Erased,’ ‘Mid90s’ plus Opening Night film ‘Outlaw King’

Chris Pine in David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King, the opener of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival The lineup features World Premieres from Sebastián Lelio, Maryam Keshavarz, Louis Garrel,Sam Taylor-Johnson, Peter Farrelly, Thomas Vinterberg, Chanya Button, Veena Sud, Jeremy Saulnier and Jonah Hill The Toronto International Film Festival today unveiled its second batch of titles premiering in the Gala and Special …

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2018 TIFF FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT – Karyn Kusama’s ‘Destroyer’

Karyn Kusama Representation in Hollywood is an ongoing discussion of great importance, with popular media functioning as  contemporary culture’s mythology.   Films serve as the window to our collective soul; individual time capsules containing our identities, our truths, our dreams.   The wider and more diverse range of voices given the spotlight, the more society as a whole humanizes and …

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2018 TIFF Cinematheque selection to feature essentials by Bergman, Denis, Dreyer, and Kunuk

The TIFF Cinematheque programming team has assembled a rich Festival lineup for 2018 that not only exclusively features titles from TIFF’s own film library, but will also include an exciting list of guest introductions soon tobe announced. TIFF preserves a collection of over 3000 prints and DCPs, spanning over 100 years of cinema history. “Emphasizing film preservation and medium specificity …

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2018 TIFF Documentary Linnep Includes New Michael Moore, Errol Morris, Frederick Wiseman

Fahrenheit 11/9 (courtesy: TIFF) Slate includes new works from Alexis Bloom, Rashida Jones & Alan Hicks, Werner Herzog & André Singer, E. Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, Vitaly Mansky, Rithy Panh, and Janus Metz & Sine Plambech The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2018 documentary program presents its lineup of 27 feature-length non-fiction films, representing 19 countries. The TIFF Docs selection …

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2018 TIFF Midnight Madness Scares Up ‘Climax,’ World Premieres of ‘Halloween,’ ‘The Predator’

Jamie Leigh Curtis returns to ‘Halloween’ (courtesy: TIFF) Midnight Madness has just announced its explosive lineup of films for the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival.Screening to an audience of die-hard film fans every evening at 11:59pm, this year’s programme features 10 quintessential genre movies that are guaranteed to either terrorize or mesmerize. “This year’s Midnight Madness slate promises another idiosyncratic …

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2018 TIFF Platform includes Karyn Kusama’s ‘Destroyer’ with Nicole Kidman and Sebastian Stan

Photo: Michael Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled today the 12 feature films that comprise the Platform lineup for 2018, including the police drama Destroyer from Karyn Kusama and starring Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours), Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) and Sebastian Stan (The Avengers, Captain America series’). Destroyer is listed as an ‘International Premiere’ which signifies …

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Xavier Dolan’s ‘The Death and Life of John F. Donovan’ to World Premiere at TIFF 2018

Photo credit: TIFF The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed Xavier Dolan’s The Death and Life of John F. Donovan will have its World Premiere at the Festival this September. The surprise announcement was made at TIFF’s Canadian press conference, held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The Death and Life of John F. Donovan follows the story of a young actor …

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TIFF 2018: Festival Vets and Major Debuts Highlight Canadian Slate

The Fall of the American Empire, Denys Arcand (photo: TIFF) Today, the Toronto International Film Festival added another 19 Canadian titles to the Festival’s lineup. The selection includes nine films directed by women and six exciting debut features. From personal dramas exploring identity to documentaries that spotlight a world at risk and democracy in jeopardy, this year’s lineup is rich …

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