Articles tagged toronto film festival

TIFF 2016: ‘Dheepan’ + ‘Green Room’

Many movies feature climactic scenes of barbarity, but the best ones prepare viewers for what’s to come. We have two different examples in Toronto, Dheepan and Green Room

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29 Jul 2015 // 10:08 AM

Toronto Film Festival Looking Beyond Awards Season

What will it mean that Toronto is entering the second year of a policy meant to incentivize award-season hopefuls to head in its direction instead of stopping by the Telluride Film Festival first?

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TIFF 2012: Day 4: ‘Cloud Atlas’ + ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ + ‘Byzantium’

Day four of our TIFF coverage features the collaboration between the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer that is Cloud Atlas, David O. Russell's superb Silver Linings Playbook, and Neil Jordan's latest, Byzantium.

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27 Jul 2011 // 6:43 AM

Documentary about U2 will open Toronto Film Festival

Movies starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt, as well as a documentary about Irish rockers U2, are among the high-profile pictures heading to the Toronto

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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