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The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival is right around the corner. Stay tuned to our TIFF 2018 feature section for ongoing coverage, including reviews, interviews, and event photos.

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Review: Alpha

Review: Alpha
Nowhere close to the film it’s being marketed as, the prehistoric survival drama Alpha remains a gorgeously photographed and surprisingly ambitious studio picture.

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Filmmaker Crystal Moselle trusts her instincts for Skate Kitchen

Filmmaker Crystal Moselle trusts her instincts for Skate Kitchen
For her first narrative feature, Skate Kitchen (opening this weekend at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto and on August 24 in Vancouver and Montreal) award winning filmmaker Crystal Moselle followed her gut, and ended up creating one of the most intriguing and unique female driven films of the year.

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Review: Mile 22

Review: Mile 22
Coming across as a macho, meat-headed take on Mission: Impossible, director Peter Berg’s bloody, hyperactive action thriller Mile 22 entertains by never taking itself too seriously.

Review: Nico, 1988

Review: Nico, 1988
Susanna Nicchiarelli’s eye opening and refreshingly atypical biopic Nico, 1988 looks at a music icon that died far too young without pitying its flawed subject.

Review: The Last Suit

Review: The Last Suit
Picking up the first ever audience award at this year’s Toronto Jewish Film Festival, the Spanish language drama The Last Suit predictably, but assuredly balances a story of an elderly man’s final wishes with the crushing weight of European history.

Review: To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Review: To All the Boys I've Loved Before
A charming throwback to the sort of snappy, high concept teen movies that peppered the 80s and 90s, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before might not be the best young adult film of the year, but it’s solidly constructed and unique in its own special ways.

Canadian filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz on the "old school French" allure of Maison du Bonheur

Canadian filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz on the
For her unique, personal, and warm-hearted documentary Maison du Bonheur (opening at TIFF Bell Lighbox in Toronto this Frday), Canadian filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz took a brave leap of faith and decided to roll with whatever came her way.

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians
An intelligently constructed and refreshingly equitable use of often easily botched romantic comedy standards, Crazy Rich Asians elevates what could have been a trite crowd pleaser into something vibrant and special.

Brent Jennings on the mysteries of Lodge 49

Lodge 49 is smart, fun, enthralling television, and at the heart of the modern fable is Brent Jennings as the lost but hopeful knight, Ernie Fontaine. The series premieres tonight on AMC, and I had the chance to speak to Jennings about the fascinating new series.
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Swinging into action at the Rogers Cup

The Rogers Cup gets into full swing in Toronto tomorrow, and it's going to feature some fierce competition, but last week I had a fun introduction to the tennis tournament right on Stadium Court with pro-player Borna Coric, thanks to a fun invitation from Danone Canada.
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TIFF key dates, prices, and ticket details for 2018

The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival arrives in just a few weeks, and it’s time to start planning your tickets.
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From The GATE's YouTube Channel

Winnie The Pooh and Friends talk Christopher Robin

In a first for us, The GATE sits down to talk to the characters of Christopher Robin about their new film. We chat with Winnie The Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore and find out what it was like to work with Ewan McGregor.

Jim Cummings talks Christopher Robin

Voice actor Jim Cummings sits down with us to talk about his incredible career, voicing the likes of Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Darkwing Duck, and Pete from Mickey Mouse for nearly 30 years. And in particular, we chatted with him about the new Walt Disney film, Christopher Robin.