Toronto International Film Festival Reviews, Interviews & More

Toronto International Film Festival 2012: The Winners

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Well, the Toronto International Film Festival has finally wrapped up, and with its ending comes the big winners, including the People’s Choice Award, which, as Indiewire notes, can be “a good luck charm for Oscar” (previous winners include The King’s Speech, Slumdog Millionaire, and Precious).  We’ve got the full list of winners—check them out...

New Toronto Film Festival Additions

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In a couple of weeks cinefiles from all over will be flocking to Canadian for the all-star line-up at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs September 9th to 19th in (you guessed it) Toronto. They have just announced a few extra midnight screenings and more. Check out the line-up and the latest additions to the festival below...

Toronto Film Festival Review Round-Up

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Toronto Film Festival Review Round-Up
The Toronto International Film Festival has once again come and gone. Over the short festival days, some films came, saw, and conquered the audiences, while others were left lifeless in the event's wake. For movies that were strong enough to bear the criticism, we've created a Review Round-up of the top ten buzzed about films of the year. We've got everything from Michael Caine's geriatric...

Precious Review Round-Up

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Precious Review Round Up
The top award winner at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the Oprah Winfrey produced Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. Precious took home the festival’s “People's Choice Award” that Best Picture Oscar winner Slumdog Millionare earned last year. Critics have praised the movie...

The Informant Review Round-Up

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***Update: ScreenCrave's Informant! review now posted!*** Over at The Toronto International Film Festival, they just premiered The Informant by director Steven Soderbergh starring Matt Damon and so far the reviews have been mixed. I saw the film a couple of weeks ago and thought that although Matt Damon was absolutely stellar, the...

Toronto Festival Director Addresses Tel Aviv Protest

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Last week we reported on the huge conflict that's placing a dark cloud over this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Several actors, producers, and writers are protesting the event due to a spotlight series that will highlight the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. With such a negative response to the festival being put out into the media, event director Piers Handling has decided to break his...

Actors Protest Tel Aviv at Toronto Film Festival

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I would like to say that the annual Toronto International Film Festival will go off without a hitch, but I can't. Whenever a large group of thespians are gathered, drama will surely follow. According to Reuters, several big named stars are protesting the event because of the intentional spotlight the Festival has put on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.