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TIFF Long Take Ep. 14: The Ingredients to Good Food On Screen

Chef Matty Matheson remains dead set on life

May 19, 2017 @ 9:00am
Short Read

A Summer of French Crime Thrillers and Women in Film

TIFF’s Summer lineup includes a Jean-Pierre Melville retrospective, an in-person appearance by Olivier Assayas, and plenty of Kathryn Bigelow and Ida Lupino to go around

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00am

TIFF 6ix: Will Smith is having the best time at Cannes

This week’s essential links, from the Croisette to Aziz Ansari's Italy

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00am

Legrand Allusions

Michel Legrand's score for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg yielded two big '60s hits and a Hollywood career for the composer

May 19, 2017 @ 4:00am
Short Read

Kelly Reichardt Was My Film Professor

Director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte shares how his teacher shaped his career, from watching Wendy & Lucy at age 16 to his Sundance premiere at age 23

May 18, 2017 @ 4:30pm

From the Vault: An unexpected cause célèbre

How Patricia Rozema’s Cannes debut signalled the Toronto New Wave

May 18, 2017 @ 2:00pm

The Most Remarkable Performance of the Year is Lily Gladstone’s

The emerging Indigenous actor talks to Jesse Wente about performing in Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women opposite Kristen Stewart

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00am

Hearth, Home and Horror

David Lynch’s idyllic childhood birthed dreams of dark and troubling things

May 18, 2017 @ 12:00am

Criticizing Kiarostami

The great Iranian filmmaker was not always celebrated in his own homeland

May 14, 2017 @ 1:00pm

TIFF 6ix: Xavier Dolan goes Anglophone

This week's essential links, plus Jessica Chastain serving looks

May 12, 2017 @ 10:00am

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 13: What the Cannes Lineup Says About the Future of Film

No Hollywood, some Netflix, and an uncertain future

May 12, 2017 @ 9:00am

Buster’s Mal Heart shows the emotional extremes of Rami Malek

Director Sarah Adina Smith discusses her intense collaboration with her actor and her new feature’s timely vision of the American Dream

May 12, 2017 @ 7:00am

The New Narrative of Music Videos

How the next generation of Canadian auteurs found themselves through an old medium

May 9, 2017 @ 9:00pm

When a Great Film is like a Diner

Chef Matty Matheson curates The Review and shares his feelings on film, food, and Forrest Gump

May 8, 2017 @ 8:00am

Ladies of Burlesque brings peelers to Peaks

The brassy film/live performance series offers a tantalizing take on Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

May 7, 2017 @ 1:00pm

TIFF 6ix: Baby Steps Edition

This Week’s Essential Links — I feel good. I feel great. I feel wonderful.

May 5, 2017 @ 12:00pm

Woke Up Screaming: The Get Out Roundtable

Musicians, comedians, film programmers and writers discuss Jordan Peele's smash-hit "social thriller"

May 5, 2017 @ 12:00pm

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 12: Debunking the Myth that Black Films Don't Travel

Tre'vell Anderson would like you to look at some receipts

May 5, 2017 @ 12:00am
Short Read

May the 4th is not Star Wars Day

The joke is bad and you should feel bad

May 3, 2017 @ 8:00am

Richard Kerr's Cinematic Beacons

A look at TIFF's current exhibition Postindustrial and Richard Kerr's ruminations on his filmmaking and artistic practices

May 2, 2017 @ 2:00am

Capturing Space in Film and Making Space for Female Filmmakers

TIFF Next Wave’s Chloe Bhumgara interviews local Toronto filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz, whose new film Maison du Bonheur opens at Hot Docs this week

May 1, 2017 @ 12:00am
Short Read

The Cult (Gems) of Demme

From Caged Heat and “Gidget Goes to Hell” to Cousin Bobby and Storefront Hitchcock, the director’s most obscure work is among his most inspired

Apr 29, 2017 @ 8:00am

TIFF 6ix: Cool Dad Edition

This Week’s Essential Links — Cool dads, caped crusaders, and a lot of canines

Apr 28, 2017 @ 12:00pm

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 11: 96% of Hollywood Writers Have Voted to Strike. Now What?

Will they or won't they? And what will you watch if they do?

Apr 28, 2017 @ 9:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 46: Rashida Jones, Jill Bauer & Ronna Gradus on Hot Girls Wanted

Sex and technology are the focus of the new Netflix series

Apr 27, 2017 @ 5:34pm

Documentary filmmaking became Jonathan Demme’s oxygen

TIFF programmer Thom Powers tells the stories behind the late filmmaker’s most celebrated docs

Apr 27, 2017 @ 5:00pm

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 10: Remembering Jonathan Demme

Talking to one of cinema's most unique and varied voices

Apr 26, 2017 @ 5:30pm

Celebrating Jonathan Demme, eclectically brilliant Academy Award winner

Remembering a cinematic master

Apr 26, 2017 @ 11:30am

Auction: Unlock Imagination with Demi Lovato

Bid to win a poster signed by one of the 100 most influential people in the world

Apr 26, 2017 @ 9:00am

Weaves Plans Your Spring Reading, Watching, and Listening List

Our favourite Toronto indie rock band curates The Review and has all the feelings

Apr 26, 2017 @ 7:00am
Short Read

A Curriculum of Kindness

Dinos and Boxtrolls and Muppets — (Oh my!) — took over the TIFF Kids Industry Forum this past April 19-20 alongside industry leaders to advocate positive change

Apr 21, 2017 @ 5:00pm

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 9: How ESPN Grew Into an Oscar Winning Film Studio

Field to screen

Apr 21, 2017 @ 9:00am

The Town Jane Jacobs Built

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City cements the urban-planning advocate’s legacy as a hero for Toronto and beyond

Apr 21, 2017 @ 12:00am

It's never too early to start planning your Festival

Ticket packages go on sale early this year

Apr 20, 2017 @ 11:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 45: Matt Tyrnauer on Citizen Jane

Jane Jacobs transformed the way we look at cities

Apr 20, 2017 @ 10:00am

Reel Reads: Accentuate the Positif

The other great French film magazine gets the history it deserves in this round-up of the best film and film-related books on the shelves of TIFF Shop

Apr 20, 2017 @ 12:00am

TIFF UNCUT: Kids movies can be about anything

Short filmmakers Eduardo Bertaina, Arvid Klapper, and Meloni Poole think children might be smarter than adults

Apr 19, 2017 @ 2:00pm

How 10 Legendary Canadian Filmmakers Reached Their Someday

Celebrating local celluoid heroes, from their humble beginnings to historic careers

Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:00am
Short Read, Interview

Room 213 is a Really Scary Swedish Horror Movie for Tweens

We spoke to the film’s director Emelie Lindblom about making spooky films for young audiences

Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:00am

The Man Who Would Be Dolemite

Exploring the wonders of the Rudy Ray Moore Cinematic Universe

Apr 17, 2017 @ 2:00pm

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 8: Breaking Down Hollywood Sexism by the Numbers

Professors Stacy Smith and Katherine Pieper lay out the harsh realities of Hollywood sexism

Apr 14, 2017 @ 9:00am

Lines on Paper

Georgia Webber talks to Dash Shaw about his first animated feature, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Apr 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm

PURE NONFICTION 44: From Indiana Jones to Guatemala’s Civil War – Frank Marshall & Ryan Suffern

The director and the producer discuss their search for justice to find a little boy

Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:00am

The Chance to Be Called “Dickbrain” by the Writer You Most Admire

David Lipsky talks about David Foster Wallace and The End of the Tour

Apr 13, 2017 @ 8:00am

The TIFF Kids Filmmaker Lightning Round

The directors behind Jeffrey and Little Wing explain how they made their movies

Apr 12, 2017 @ 12:00am

#Bawse Meets Boss

Watch Cameron Bailey and YouTube star Lilly Singh in an exclusive interview

Apr 12, 2017 @ 12:00am

Landscapes of Resistance: Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman

"In this day and age, does aggressively staying small represent an act of resistance?"

Apr 10, 2017 @ 2:00pm