It took 18 years for writer and director Terence Davies to bring author Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic novel, Sunset Song, to the screen, and in speaking to the fascinating, talented filmmaker at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the depth of that work becomes abundantly apparent.
During the Toronto International Film Festival I talked to writer and director Robert Budreau about his film Born to be Blue, which stars Ethan Hawke as Blues legend Chet Baker. The film received numerous glowing reviews from its TIFF 2015 debut, and IFC Films has picked up the U.S. rights for a future release.
The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival will deliver hundreds of films for cinemaphiles before it wraps up on September 20, and I have been trying to watch as many films as possible to give you a sampling of what’s unspooling this year. Here are fives reviews to get you started: February, Into The Forest, Land of Mine, Miss You Already, and Remember.
Welcome to the second day of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. It seems like I’m overdue for posting an update, so here’s the run down of the last 24 hours which have been filled with movies, interviews, and The GATE’s Interview Lounge.
Like the holiday season, the lead-up to the Toronto International Film Festival seems to start earlier and earlier if you’re a journalist in Toronto.
This is not a drill. We’re three days away from the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and while the panic sets in for some of us (organizers, PR folks, and media) it’s still the most wonderful time of the year.
The GATE is pleased to announce that luxury stylemakers Hamilton Watch and their powerful timepeices will join The GATE’s Interview Lounge as a brand partner at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
The GATE is pleased to announce that its Interview Lounge at TIFF 2015 will be hosted at the Omni King Edward Hotel from September 10 to September 14. Located in the heart of Toronto, and just steps away from key attractions and entertainment and dining, the Omni King Edward Hotel represents luxury, style, and a VIP experience for The GATE’s guests during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
This is a big year for the Toronto International Film Festival, with the former “Festival of Festivals” celebrating its 40th anniversary, and it just wouldn’t be the same without a few filmmaking luminaries and celebrities. As always, there are a lot of stars planning to visit this September for the parties, red carpets, screenings, and everything in between, and we’ve got the complete list of expected guests to help you plan your star-gazing adventures.
Today, The GATE is thrilled to announce its inaugural interview lounge, which is set to debut during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and features brand partnerships with Parrot and The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky.