What a night! The 2021 Oscars are a wrap, and Nomadland was one of the big winners, walking away with three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director for Chloé Zhao, and Best Actress for Frances McDormand.
The 93rd Academy Awards are live from Union Station in Los Angeles tonight, and the press room has gone virtual this year, so I’m tuned in from Toronto, getting ready for the winners to answer questions backstage.
- FilmToronto International Film Festival
The 45th Toronto International Film Festival is celebrating a lot of change this year, and that includes the launch of the inaugural TIFF Tribute Awards tonight on CTV.
A deeply moving motion picture about those who willingly choose to live on the margins of western society, writer-director Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland boasts one of the best leading performances of recent memory in a movie that will be hard to top for the title of best film of the year.
We talk to horse trainer and former rodeo rider Brady Jandreau, the star and real life inspiration for filmmaker Chloé Zhao’s critically acclaimed drama, The Rider, opening in Toronto and Vancouver this weekend.