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Tag: Toronto International Film Festival 2018

‘Halloween (2018)’ Film Review

For years, the Halloween franchise has been regarded as a broken home. While John Carpenter’s original 1978 classic is still hailed as being a milestone feature for the horror genre, its subsequent sequels, helmed by various others, soured the franchise to the point where it looked as if it was put down for good. Out ...

‘A Star is Born’ Film Review | TIFF 2018

** Warning: Spoiler alert ahead for an amazing movie ** One of the preeminent films for early Oscar consideration, A Star is Born is a cautionary tale filled with beautiful peaks and nightmare inducing lows. The Bradly Cooper led and Lady Gaga starring film is by far the best of the trilogy, surpassing the 1937 original and ...

‘First Man’ Film Review | TIFF 2018

At a mere 33 years old, David Chazelle has done what only a very select few filmmakers have successfully done: struck gold three consecutive times. With Whiplash, Chazelle told an intimate and personal journey of one man and his love for drumming. La La Land was Chazelle’s love letter to classic Hollywood and jazz while ...

‘Widows’ Film Review | TIFF 2018

Steve McQueen’s first feature in 5 years, co-written with Gillian Flynn, is a tense and psychologically complex heist thriller. A first for the acclaimed director, Widows balances elements the genre with a complex, in depth look at its cast of characters. Widows has action, violence and harrowing twists – but all at the core of ...

Ten Must-See Films to Watch at TIFF 2018

The 43rd annual Toronto International Film Festival is quickly approaching and anticipation from critics and fans is at an all-time high. The festival will play host to a plethora of movies including the world premieres of films from Barry Jenkins, Claire Denis, Steve McQueen, and Xavier Dolan -- as well as welcome new films from ...

TIFF 2018 Adds New Films from Paul Greengrass, Joel Edgerton, Jonah Hill, and More

TIFF is shaping up to be an all-around fantastic showing for films this year. With the inital announcement increasing anticipation, TIFF officials revealed today another slate of films for their Galas and Special Presentations lineup. Notable additions to their lineup include Peter Farrelly’s first drama Green Book, Paul Greengrass’ terrorism drama 22 July, Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, Nick Hamm’s thriller Driven, Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the ...

Toronto International Film Festival: Midnight Madness, Doc Slates Include ‘The Predator,’ ‘Halloween’ & More

Midnight Madness audiences will be the first to welcome back two classic genre icons, as the Toronto International Film Festival launches the world premieres ofThe Predatorand Halloween. The Predator – written and directed by Shane Black, who played the skinniest member of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s doomed strike team in the original 1987 Predator – stars Boyd Holbrook, ...

Toronto International Film Festival: Emile Hirsch’s ‘Freaks,’ More Canadian Films Join Lineup

On Wednesday morning, The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its Canadian film lineup, including world premieres for the latest films by Maxime Giroux, Zach Lipovsky, Adam Stein and Thom Fitzgerald. Additionally, the festival will host world premieres for the Will Sasso-led The Grizzlies, directed by Miranda de Pencier; The Great Darkened Days, starring Sarah Gadon ...

Women’s March Set for 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival on Monday revealed plans for a sisters march to spotlight "systemic inequality" faced by women in the film industry for its upcoming 43rd edition. The Share Her Journey rally on Saturday, Sept. 8 will be held on the festival's first weekend and along King Street, in front of the TIFF ...

Toronto International Film Festival Lineup: ‘Beautiful Boy’, ‘First Man’, ‘Widows’ Among World Premieres

The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled its roster of Gala and Special Presentations screenings for the 2018 edition which runs September 6-16. Among the world premieres are Felix Van Groeningen’s Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet; Steve McQueen’s Widows and Peter Hedges’ Julia Roberts-starrer Ben Is Back and Damien Chazelle's space epic ...

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