TIFF 2016 Features
Each year, during the Toronto International Film Festival, I am fortunate to meet a lot of actors, directors, producers, writers, and other talent from film, and television. This year at TIFF 2016, I had the fortune of working with Toronto photographer <a href="https://someoldpicturesitook.blogspot.ca/" target="_blank">Rick McGinnis</a> to capture some of that talent in a series of special portrait sessions.
Capsule reviews from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival: <em>Denial</em> starring Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall; <em>American Honey</em> with Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf; <em>Below Her Mouth</em> featuring Natalie Krill and Erika Linder; and Ewan McGregor's directorial debut, <em>American Pastoral</em>.
Capsule reviews from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival including the horror film <em>The Girl With All The Gifts</em>, the genre thriller <em>Free Fire</em>, and the drama <em>Trespass Against Us</em>.
The Toronto International Film Festival is back, the films are rolling, and the stars are glamming it up around town and on the red carpet. To celebrate, The GATE has some cocktail inspiration for you courtesy of The Macallan, Courvoisier, Grey Goose, Cîroc, and Baileys. Whether you're celebrating TIFF, or just hosting a party, these cocktails will help add a little star power.
TIFF 2016 coverage rolls on with reviews of Mia Hansen-Løve's Things to Come, Cristian Mungiu's Graduation, and the award winning Finnish drama The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki.
A trio of reviews kick off our TIFF 2016 coverage, with looks at Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden, the animated Canadian effort Window Horses, and the Chinese-Canadian drama Old Stone.
Of the 397 films screening at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, 101 of them are shorts. Here are 25 of the best.
It's here! The Toronto International Film Festival announced their star-studded list of stars, filmmakers, guests, and talent expected at the festival, and as with other years, it's impressive. Expected guests include Brie Larson, Jeffrey Tambor, Bruce McDonald, Amma Asante, Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Bryan Cranston, Ewan McGregor, Gerard Butler, Sara Canning, Dakota Fanning, Deepa Mehta, Emma Stone, Kim Sung-soo, Mijke de Jong, Zachary Quinto, Jonathan Demme, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Gemma Arterton, Sigourney Weaver, Rachel Weisz, Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany, and hundreds more.
Between the two Toronto International Film Festival press conferences each year, announcing all the excitement and the celebrities and the hoopla that comes with the action packed ten September days of the fest--this year from the 8th through the 18th--I always find the press conference devoted exclusively to the Canadian films and documentaries to be the most vibrant. That's because a number of the filmmakers and actors and writers and producers are right there mingling with the crowd of press and publicists in the ballroom at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
Antoine Fuqua's <em>The Magnificent Seven</em> will make it's world premiere this September at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival, Piers Handling, director and CEO of TIFF announced this morning during the first press conference for the TIFF 2016.