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The Review

Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Parasite

Bong Joon-ho's interpreter Sharon Choi on the best film of 2019

Jul 22, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Blinded by the Light

Director Gurinder Chadha introduces her boss musical-comedy

Jul 15, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Clemency

Alfre Woodard introduces this Sundance ’19 Grand Jury Prize winner

Jul 6, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: The Normal Heart

Matt Bomer, star Stay-at-Homer

Jun 29, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Widows

Director Steve McQueen discusses his clever, star-studded caper

Jun 20, 2020
Feature

Movie-Poster Challenge

Grab whatever household objects, furniture, and/or pets you have to reimagine a movie poster from the comfort of your own home

Jun 10, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Sense and Sensibility

Kate Winslet takes Books on Film online

May 28, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Falls Around Her

Canadian acting icon Tantoo Cardinal discusses this TIFF '18 favourite

May 27, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Looper

Director Rian Johnson talks time travel and twists

May 22, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: A League of Their Own

Actor and activist Geena Davis steps up to the plate

May 20, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Director Jon M. Chu introduces this rags-to-riches romance

May 17, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Slumdog Millionaire

We use our Phone-a-Friend lifeline on director Danny Boyle

May 15, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Bridesmaids

An intro from best man, director Paul Feig, and maids of honour Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo

May 14, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Before Sunset

Julie Delpy revisits Richard Linklater's romantic-series sequel

May 14, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Actor Shameik Moore — the voice of Spidey — joined us for some World Wide Web–slinging

May 8, 2020
Short Read

Introducing Robyn Citizen

TIFF’s Senior Manager of Festival Programming shares her insights on women in the industry

May 7, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Firecrackers

Canadian director Jasmin Mozaffari and her debut feature burn bright

May 6, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: The Big Lebowski

Author Adam Nayman really ties this Coen brothers classic together

May 4, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Before Sunrise

Ethan Hawke explains why we all love this Richard Linklater romance

May 1, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Pan’s Labyrinth

Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro talks TP, chili, and his anti-fascist fantasy

May 1, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: HBO’s Bad Education

TIFF Rising Star Geraldine Viswanathan home-schools us on this true-crime comedy

Apr 29, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: The Hate U Give

Director George Tillman, Jr. gives u some love

Apr 28, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch

Directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier discuss their timely documentary

Apr 27, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Yesterday

Yesterday came suddenly, but you can relive Himesh Patel’s Instagram intro

Apr 23, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: The Breakfast Club

Emilio Estevez joined us to introduce the quintessential ’80s teen movie

Apr 16, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Belle

Director Amma Asante joined us to introduce her period drama

Apr 12, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Producer and co-writer James Schamus introduced Ang Lee’s wuxia classic

Apr 10, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen found his way onto Instagram to chat with Cameron Bailey

Apr 8, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Beetlejuice

Catherine O’Hara and Bo Welch joined us to look back on Tim Burton’s bonkers classic

Apr 3, 2020
Video

Stay-at-Home Cinema: Away from Her

Cameron Bailey discussed Away from Her with the film’s director, Sarah Polley

Apr 1, 2020
Interview

Meet Helen Haig-Brown, the co-director of Edge of the Knife

How do you make a movie in an endangered language that only 24 people on the planet understand?

Apr 2, 2019
Feature

Claire Denis: Close Encounters

With her stunning new sci-fi epic High Life, the ever-daring French auteur continues to create a cinema without borders

Mar 8, 2019
Feature

Meet the 2018–2019 TIFF Next Wave Committee

These young film lovers know what's next — and what's good

Feb 13, 2019
Feature

The Gilded Cages of Max Ophüls

The opulent films of the great German director concealed darkness and rueful irony within their bounty of visual delights

Feb 6, 2019
Feature

Aki Kaurismäki Finds Laughter in the Dark

With his recent "Refugee Trilogy," the Finnish master of deadpan comedy has become one of cinema’s most important chroniclers of the chief humanitarian crisis of our time

Feb 5, 2019
Short Read

The Dream of the '90s is Alive at TIFF

What's the best movie from 1999? Help us decide

Jan 31, 2019
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 102: How is France keeping its art-house cinemas packed?

Even in the age of SVOD, the country’s independent theatres have continued to thrive

Jan 30, 2019
Feature

Legrand Allusions

The late Michel Legrand's score for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg yielded two big '60s hits and a Hollywood career for the composer

Jan 28, 2019
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 99: How the Oscars addressed its diversity problem

Four years after #OscarsSoWhite, what progress has been made?

Jan 9, 2019
Feature

Bluebeard at the Movies

Joan Crawford’s superlative noir Sudden Fear offers a nifty twist on a classic plot

Dec 3, 2018
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 93: What is the state of independent film in 2018?

See-Saw Films executive Negin Salmasi explains how the independent landscape has evolved over the last decade

Nov 27, 2018
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 92: Zoe Kazan on writing, westerns, and working with the Coen Brothers

The actor and screenwriter stars in the new anthology film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Nov 20, 2018
Short Read

The Rules of the Game: Corneliu Porumboiu on Infinite Football

The Romanian master discusses his new film, the tension between rules and freedom, and his lifelong devotion to the Beautiful Game

Nov 20, 2018
Short Read

Marie Dressler: From “Ugly Duckling” to Screen Queen

The Canadian-born Oscar winner was one of this country’s most lucrative showbiz exports

Nov 15, 2018
Feature

How Jean Peters Survived Howard Hughes

Karina Longworth considers the reluctant '50s sex symbol's brief career and creepy courtship by the mercurial movie mogul

Nov 14, 2018
Feature

Andrei Tarkovsky: The Poet of Apocalypse

Discovering the mystical world of the greatest postwar Russian filmmaker

Oct 1, 2018
Interview

Meet Astra Taylor, the director of What is Democracy?

A Festival-bound film produced from the back seat of Neutral Milk Hotel’s tour van

Aug 30, 2018
Interview

Meet Emma Tammi, the director of The Wind

The filmmaker’s horror turn has her hooked on fiction

Aug 29, 2018
Interview

Meet Imogen Thomas, the director of Emu Runner

A feature film debut that’s 15 years in the making

Aug 24, 2018
Feature,Short Read

Nico, 1988 Playlist: All That Was Her Own

Susanna Nicchiarelli's anti-biopic captures the art-rock legend in her final year, but is also an ideal entry point to an astounding two decades of work

Aug 16, 2018
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 78: What does a festival award mean to a young filmmaker?

Desiree Akhavan talks about her long and difficult journey to making The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Aug 14, 2018
Short Read

The Films of Nadav Lapid

The most internationally acclaimed Israeli filmmaker in recent memory presents his celebrated films at TIFF Cinematheque

Aug 14, 2018
Feature

The Double Life of Juliette Binoche

Sofia Bohdanowicz on how the French icon influenced the making of her first feature

May 17, 2018
Feature

Star Wars Around the World

Even though Star Wars Day is definitively not a thing, we revisit some of the greatest (and strangest) posters from the original trilogy

May 4, 2018
Feature

Criticizing Kiarostami

The great Iranian filmmaker was not always celebrated in his own homeland

Mar 14, 2018
Feature

From Musidora to Maggie Cheung: Celebrating a century of Irma Vep

The legacy of French film’s first screen supervillainess

Mar 7, 2018
Feature

Love, Lulu

Sifting through TIFF’s cache of correspondence from legendary silent-screen siren Louise Brooks

Mar 7, 2018
Short Read

Twin Peaks in Pictures

Blake Morrow’s 2017 exhibition paid homage to the cult series’ iconic characters and locations

Feb 22, 2018
Interview

15,000 Sparklers Were Harmed in the Making of This Film

Winnipeg filmmaker Matthew Rankin on his strange and beguiling short The Tesla World Light Project

Jan 11, 2018
Feature

"Long before I knew I was a woman, I knew I was an actress"

Actor Pascale Drevillon tells the story behind the making of the award-winning short film Pre-Drink

Jan 9, 2018
Short Read

The Walkie-talkies were a Mistake

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is 35 years old and doesn’t need a facelift

Dec 23, 2017
Video

The Signature Moves of Johnnie To

Hear from the Hong Kong legend on the Tao of To

Dec 21, 2017
Feature

#YearinReview: Canadian Invaders of 2017

We’re not apologizing for the prolific talent and success of these homegrown artists

Dec 18, 2017
Feature

How Set It Off raked it up

The heist-movie hit brought Black (and Black queer) women into the liberating space of action cinema

Dec 16, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 44: The Pros and Cons of Co-Pros

Are co-productions the future of Canadian film?

Dec 15, 2017
Feature

Paul Scheer's Guide to Bad Movies

How did The Disaster Artist get made? Enter: Paul Scheer.

Dec 10, 2017
Feature

Aki Kaurismäki’s films always go to the dogs

Exploring the Finnish master’s canine obsession

Dec 9, 2017
Feature

How The Harder They Come created Jamaican cinema

Reggae authority Klive Walker revisits the genesis of the island’s legendary first feature film

Dec 9, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 43: The Fight for On-Screen Diversity

How can programmers encourage their audiences to embrace new stories?

Dec 8, 2017
News

These are the Best Canadian Films of 2017

#SeeTheNorth at the Canada’s Top 10 Film Festival, January 12–21

Dec 6, 2017
Feature

Will Smith, Sidney Poitier, and the Burden of Representation

In Six Degrees of Separation, future superstar Smith invokes ’60s icon Sidney in one of his only films to directly tackle racial dynamics

Dec 5, 2017
Feature

Anne Wiazemsky: The Muse Become Creator

TIFF Cinematheque’s James Quandt remembers the late star of Godard’s La Chinoise

Dec 2, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 42: Where Does Hollywood Go After #MeToo?

How film can be used to make A Better Man

Dec 1, 2017

Honky Tonk Cinema: From Nashville to Brantford, Ontario

Senior Programmer Steve Gravestock looks at the long, complicated history of country and western music on screen

Dec 1, 2017
Feature

Stormy Weather in a Time of Global Warming

Poet and author Ed Pavlić on “soul in music” and a vital (and continuing) tradition of Black performance

Nov 30, 2017
Feature

From Grandmaster Flash to Working With Brie Larson

TIFF Rising Star Mamoudou Athie, behind 2017's The Get Down, Patti Cake$, and Unicorn Store, reveals why he needs to work with the outliers

Nov 27, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 41: How to Write the Best Sequel of the Century

The screenwriter of Creed did just that

Nov 24, 2017
Interview

A Sense of Otherness

Colombian filmmakers Laura Huertas Millán and Lina Rodriguez talk about filmmaking between cultures, the visible and invisible, and how to cook on film

Nov 23, 2017
Feature

The Monstrous Vision of Guillermo del Toro

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s Guillermo del Toro: At Home with the Monsters allows us to step inside the director’s world

Nov 21, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 40: How David Gordon Green Became Hollywood’s Most Eclectic Filmmaker

From "the next Terrence Malick" to stoner comedies to Stronger

Nov 17, 2017
Short Read

Sharing Histories and Building Narratives

How libraries, archives and museums help us define our communities

Nov 16, 2017
Interview

“It was the first time a Black man had slapped a white man back”

Norman Jewison talks about the 50-year influence of In the Heat of the Night

Nov 15, 2017
Interview

Listen in on the secrets of Hollywood composers

Say "oh, hi..." to the musicians behind the TIFF '17 titles The Disaster Artist, Mary Shelley, and Downrange

Nov 12, 2017
Feature

Tarkovsky’s Madonnas

The Mirror is Tarkovsky’s greatest fusion of his twinned obsessions: time, and suffering women

Nov 11, 2017
Video

Paul Robeson: The First Black Star

Curator Ashley Clark on the legacy of the (in)famous actor, singer, and political activist

Nov 11, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 25: Stella Meghie is a Hollywood Outlier

The writer-director discusses breaking into the studio system, despite the odds

Nov 7, 2017
Interview

The Last Taboo: Stephen Rea talks The Crying Game

The Oscar-nominated actor reflects on the legacy of Neil Jordan’s notorious thriller

Nov 7, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 38: How Horror Slayed the Competition in 2017

From Split to It, why audiences gave their money and their love to the horror genre this year

Nov 3, 2017
Interview

Ruben Östlund Wants to Provoke You

An interview with the writer-director behind Palme d’Or winner The Square

Nov 3, 2017
Interview

"They're not characters who say 'I love you,' so they call each other 'faggots'"

Writer-director Francis Lee on breaking through with God’s Own Country

Nov 1, 2017
Short Read

The Road to Moonlight

Cameron Bailey on a century of Black excellence on screen

Nov 1, 2017
Feature

The Sly and Savage Cinema of Ruben Östlund

The director of The Square has been pushing buttons from the beginning

Oct 31, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 37: Can Bad Data Kill a Film?

Running the numbers with FiveThirtyEight's Walt Hickey

Oct 27, 2017
Interview

“Indigenous existence is resistance”

The artists of 2167 discuss Indigenous Futurism, their impressions of VR, and why Canada 150 isn’t the milestone they’re interested in

Oct 18, 2017
Short Read

A Brief History of Soviet Sci-fi

Exploring the wild and woolly futuristic visions from behind the Iron Curtain

Oct 12, 2017
Feature

A Death Foretold: Time to Die

Scripted by Carlos Fuentes and Gabriel García Márquez, Arturo Ripstein’s feature debut is an absorbing revenge western with an ironic, literary twist

Oct 12, 2017
Video

“Every Scene is a Trap”

Watch a scene breakdown of Hany Abu-Assad’s The Mountain Between Us

Oct 3, 2017
Feature

By the Time We Get to Woodshock: A Brief, Selective History of Psychedelic Cinema

The Mulleavy sisters’ Kirsten Dunst–starring directorial debut joins a proud tradition of fantastic big-screen freak-outs

Oct 1, 2017
Interview

Elder Wisdom

A monumental interview with Canadian avant-garde giant Bruce Elder

Sep 30, 2017
Video

Every Single Trailer (So Far) for TIFF '17

Gotta watch 'em all

Aug 22, 2017
Video

Jessica Chastain: "Talking about diversity is not a courageous thing"

Hear an in-depth Q&A from the actor who will appear in Woman Walks Ahead and *Molly's Game" at TIFF '17

Aug 15, 2017
Feature

Does hard-hitting cinema need hard-sell tactics?

Indie pioneer Ida Lupino tackled some of the most pressing social issues of the day — but you wouldn't guess it from the posters for her films

Aug 13, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 26: Karina Longworth on the woman who changed film forever

A podcasting master on a filmmaking legend

Aug 11, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 24: The Biggest Challenges Facing Emerging Filmmakers

How does the next generation get their films made?

Aug 10, 2017
Short Read

Denis Côté's advice to young filmmakers

Get out of your basement, basically

Aug 9, 2017
Feature

Rejection is How You Become a Filmmaker

Molly McGlynn describes the long hard road taken to get her first feature, Mary Goes Round, to TIFF '17

Aug 9, 2017
Interview

Illeana Loves Ida

Illeana Douglas, the host of TCM’s Trailblazing Women, says that Ida Lupino’s career as a director in 1950s Hollywood illustrates how history repeats itself

Aug 8, 2017
Video

Pushing Keanu Reeves to the limit

Running, surfing, and skydiving in Point Break

Aug 4, 2017
Video

Shit-kicker Heaven: Celebrating Kathryn Bigelow’s dark, twisted vampire western

Jesse Wente on Near Dark, "the greatest modern vampire movie"

Aug 3, 2017
News

Visionary works headline TIFF '17's Platform slate

Directors' cinema now

Aug 3, 2017
Interview

How May ’68 Changed the World

Olivier Assayas remembers the upheaval that “changed the way we lived”

Aug 3, 2017
Short Read

Make The Room Great Again

James Franco's The Disaster Artist is heading to Midnight Madness

Aug 1, 2017
Feature

That Time Nicolas Cage Ruined My Life

And what happens when the internet, nor Anderson Cooper, will never let you live it down

Aug 1, 2017
Feature

The Crime-Movie Mastery of Ida Lupino

Toronto filmmaker Simon Ennis on the risk-taking greatness of the remarkable actor-director

Aug 1, 2017
News

TIFF Docs features stories of boundary breakers in 2017

Legendary musicians, a president, fashion royalty, and so much more

Aug 1, 2017
News

The Method Behind Midnight Madness

Peter Kuplowsky, the new programmer of Midnight Madness, tells us what to expect from TIFF '17's deadliest lineup

Aug 1, 2017
Interview

Beyond the Square

Ivan Herrera, winner of last year’s Jury’s Choice Award at the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, discusses the medium’s infinite potential with music video director Nabil

Aug 1, 2017
Short Read

The Day I Had Tea with Jeanne Moreau

TIFF CEO Piers Handling remembers his meeting with the legendary star

Jul 31, 2017
Feature

Deepa Mehta Shares Her Journey in Film (Death Threats Included)

The acclaimed filmmaker details why women must make films and live life on their own terms

Jul 30, 2017
Video

Meet Carol Nguyen

The 19-year-old wunderkind has won Jump Cuts three times

Jul 27, 2017
Feature

What makes an Auteur Rock Doc?

How feature filmmakers bring visual punch to music documentaries

Jul 26, 2017
News

The Toronto International Film Festival unveils first slate of films for 2017

14 Galas and 33 Special Presentations kick off TIFF '17

Jul 25, 2017
Video

A Mandate to Change

Jennifer Baichwal on the film industry's gender imbalance

Jul 25, 2017
Interview

Hauling Gear with Win and Régine

Montreal artist Vincent Morisset on his decade-long collaboration with Arcade Fire

Jul 24, 2017
Feature

Can't Stop the Franco

The King of All Media headlines this month's edition of Reel Reads

Jul 24, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 23: Is There Room for Censorship in Modern Film?

Two Indian filmmakers tell their story

Jul 21, 2017
Feature,Interview

“Everyone’s Had An Existential Crisis”

Writer/director David Lowery on his haunting new film, A Ghost Story

Jul 21, 2017
Short Read

Did Strange Days predict the future of Virtual Reality?

The Verge's Adi Robertson weighs in

Jul 20, 2017
Video

From “so polite” to burning effigies: Why making a film in Canada is a political act

Igniting social change on screen

Jul 19, 2017
Feature

Who Says Female Characters Have to Be Likeable?

Canadian actor/writer/producer Sarah Kolasky on the making of her first feature, Great Great Great

Jul 17, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 22: Has Game of Thrones Transcended Television?

All men (and TV shows) must die

Jul 14, 2017
Short Read

Kathryn Bigelow's Histories of Violence

The Academy Award-winning director has been pushing buttons from her very beginnings

Jul 12, 2017
Video

Panic and Violence: Olivier Assayas’ Paris

How the director’s darkest experience impacted his work

Jul 11, 2017
Feature

Three Faces of the French Tough Guy

Jean Gabin, Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo defined Gallic crime cinema

Jul 11, 2017
Short Read

Guy Ritchie can't find a Middle Eastern actor who can sing and dance

Apparently it's really, really difficult

Jul 8, 2017
Video

Lilly Singh's Lessons from a Bawse

Lesson One: Get Uncomfortable

Jul 7, 2017
Feature

Seeing Stars

Can modern movie posters be cured of Floating Head Syndrome?

Jul 6, 2017
Feature

She's Lost Control: demonlover's New Media Prophecy

Olivier Assayas' techno-thriller eerily predicted the shape of media (and capitalism) to come

Jul 5, 2017
Feature,Interview

The Highs and Lows of Writing and Directing Your Own Work

This year's TIFF Studio participants curate The Review and share their feelings on writing, directing, and how to fix the Canadian film industry

Jul 5, 2017
Feature

From Clueless to Cold Water: An Indian Cinephile's Teen-Movie Odyssey

"Teen movies [were] a storehouse of cultural knowledge that helped initiate me into my new, adopted society"

Jul 4, 2017
Video

The Signature Moves of Jean-Pierre Melville

Your three-step guide to becoming a master of crime cinema

Jun 28, 2017
Video

Colm Tóibín: "This part was filled for me, that I had left empty"

The Brooklyn author's favourite scene is the one he didn't write

Jun 28, 2017
Video

Deepa Mehta: "Being an immigrant in Canada means displacement"

Making a masterful Canadian film about life in India

Jun 27, 2017
Short Read

Ice-Cold Angels

Jean-Pierre Melville’s existential tough-guy thrillers forged the link between Classical Hollywood and the French New Wave

Jun 26, 2017
Short Read

Prepare to be Babashook

The Babadook comes out of the closet to slay

Jun 23, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 19: How The New York Times ranked a century of cinema

The NYT's chief film critic A.O. Scott breaks it down

Jun 23, 2017
Short Read

Olivier Assayas Playlist: Pre-punk to post-punk, Paris to Timbuktu

A comprehensive if not-quite-complete guide to the filmmaker's sound world

Jun 22, 2017
Short Read

Bong Joon Ho: "I cause a stir everywhere I go"

Bong Joon Ho is one of South Korea’s most popular directors, but his new film Okja is shut out of 93% of the country’s movie theatres

Jun 16, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 18: Why Edgar Wright Chose Originality Over IP

The Baby Driver director thought he was going to "director jail" after Ant-Man

Jun 16, 2017
Interview

Phyllis Nagy: “Being gay is Tom Ripley’s kryptonite”

The Carol screenwriter talks Patricia Highsmith, homosexuality, and how the movies keep getting Ripley wrong

Jun 14, 2017
Interview

Seven Angry Filmmakers

A group of Canadian directors discuss the challenges of making films in an age of political upheaval

Jun 13, 2017
Feature

A Community of Rebels

Filmmaker Sílvia das Fadas chases the “fugitive dream” of resistance

Jun 7, 2017
Interview

"A Radical Movie for Disney": Mira Nair talks Queen of Katwe

The director on how she made a movie with an all-African cast — including her former intern, Lupita Nyong’o

Jun 2, 2017
Podcast

TIFF Long Take - Ep. 15: Has Prestige TV Become Boring?

And what does "cinematic" mean when applied to television, anyway?

May 26, 2017
Feature

From the Vault: An unexpected cause célèbre

How Patricia Rozema’s Cannes debut signalled the Toronto New Wave

May 18, 2017

Hearth, Home and Horror

David Lynch’s idyllic childhood birthed dreams of dark and troubling things

May 18, 2017
Interview

Buster’s Mal Heart shows the emotional extremes of Rami Malek

Director Sarah Adina Smith discusses her intense collaboration with her actor and her new feature’s timely vision of the American Dream

May 12, 2017
Short Read

May the 4th is not Star Wars Day

The joke is bad and you should feel bad

May 3, 2017
Interview

Capturing Space in Film and Making Space for Female Filmmakers

TIFF Next Wave’s Chloe Bhumgara interviews local Toronto filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz, whose new film Maison du Bonheur opens at Hot Docs this week

May 1, 2017
Short Read

The Cult (Gems) of Demme

From Caged Heat and “Gidget Goes to Hell” to Cousin Bobby and Storefront Hitchcock, the director’s most obscure work is among his most inspired

Apr 29, 2017
Feature

Weaves Plans Your Spring Reading, Watching, and Listening List

Our favourite Toronto indie rock band curates The Review and has all the feelings

Apr 26, 2017
Feature

How 10 Legendary Canadian Filmmakers Reached Their Someday

Celebrating local celluoid heroes, from their humble beginnings to historic careers

Apr 18, 2017
Feature

Soul Men

Revisiting Paul Schrader’s transcendental trio of Bresson, Ozu and Dreyer

Apr 3, 2017
Interview

“Obituaries are documentaries in print”

An interview with director Vanessa Gould about Obit, her new doc chronicling the work of five New York Times obituary writers

Mar 31, 2017
Feature

Ice Cream and Fury

For James Baldwin, Sylvia Sidney was "the only American film actress who reminded me of reality"

Feb 27, 2017
Feature

"The Wind in the Trees"

The poetic precision of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

Feb 27, 2017
Feature

Now Reconciled

Nearly 50 years later, the director of a landmark First Nations film gets his rightful recognition 

Feb 24, 2017
List

Matters of the Heart

We indulge in a little self-love on Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2017
Feature,News,Interview

TIFF Next Wave Takes Over The Review

Our committee of high school students across the GTA talks political activism, representation in cinema, and the dankest memes on the internet

Feb 13, 2017

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