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Toronto International Film Festival

Venice and Toronto pave the way for awards season

Venice and Toronto pave the way for awards season

The starting gun has been fired on the 2016 film awards season, with the announcement of the line-ups of two of the most prestigious festivals. The overlapping events in Venice and Toronto are often used as launch-pads for films that distributors hope will feature among the nominees for awards from ...

LFF opener Imitation Game wins over Toronto audiences

LFF opener Imitation Game wins over Toronto audiences

Benedict Cumberbatch’s starring role as the mathematician Alan Turing, who broke the Nazi Enigma code during the Second World War but then led a tragic post-war life tainted by the illegality of his homosexuality, has won the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festiv...

Great performances but no clear winner at Toronto International Film Festival

Great performances but no clear winner at Toronto International Film Festival

In the last 10 days, hundreds of thousands of film fans and experts descended on Toronto charged with great expectations and hopes to discover next year’s potential Best Picture Oscar winner. Armed with their precious tickets, they stood patiently for hours in long lines in the sweltering heat, lo...

Prisoners steals the top spot in the UK

Prisoners steals the top spot in the UK

Straight to the top spot in its opening weekend in the UK was American thriller Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. The story follows Keller Dover (Jackman) and his dangerous pursuit of the person he thinks kidnapped his daughter and her friend, when pressure mounts and he can no lo...

Toronto International Film Festival opens with The Fifth Estate

Toronto International Film Festival opens with The Fifth Estate

The 38th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opened with political thriller, The Fifth Estate, which chronicles the rise of Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange from anonymity to the forefront of the world stage. The film premiere was held at the Royal Thompson Hall and attended by the d...

Toronto International Film Festival opens with Looper

Toronto International Film Festival opens with Looper

The 37th Toronto International Film festival kicked off with the premiere of Hollywood actioner Looper at the Royal Thompson Hall in downtown Toronto. Director Rian Johnson introduced the stars of the movie Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt and Bruce Willis, who had earlier marched down the red car...

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