Interview, Podcast

TIFF Uncut: Bruce McDonald vs. Max McCabe-Lokos

The Weirdos director and his former collaborator/star talk about why they makes movies

Mar 14, 2017 @ 7:00am

What Can Straight White Guys Do to Help Women in Film?

The female filmmakers of the Canadian Screen Awards share some constructive advice

Mar 14, 2017 @ 6:00am

Pedro Almodóvar’s posters are as sumptuous as his films

For many, Juan Gatti’s designs were an introduction to the Spanish auteur

Mar 10, 2017 @ 3:00pm

TIFF Long Take Ep. 3: Why is Martin Scorsese Too Risky for a Major Studio?

And what does this mean for the future of distribution?

Mar 10, 2017 @ 9:00am
Short Read, Interview

Window Horses’ Poetic License

“I didn’t realize what my point of view was because I had too many ‘me’s’ looking around me”

Mar 9, 2017 @ 6:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 39: Marina Zenovich on Roman Polanski & California’s water crisis

Mar 8, 2017 @ 1:06pm

Change Makers

In honour of 2017's International Women's Day theme, #BeBoldForChange, today we’re celebrating some of the inspiring voices who are helping to forge a better working world for everyone

Mar 8, 2017 @ 9:00am

Modern Muses: Nadia Litz Interviews Pamela Anderson

The director and star of The People Garden talk feminism, Federico Fellini, art, and the betrayal of rock star boyfriends

Mar 8, 2017 @ 5:00am

Picking up the Pieces

The music director of the celebrated Against the Grain Theatre opera company considers Schoenberg, Straub-Huillet, and the dangers of "difficulty"

Mar 8, 2017 @ 12:00am

Deep Cuts: "In Heaven"

From Devo and the Pixies to Bauhaus and Modest Mouse, we trace the 40-year odyssey of the immortally creepy music number from David Lynch's Eraserhead

Mar 7, 2017 @ 12:00am

Reel Reads: Vallée Girls

Find the truth behind Big Little Lies in our round-up of the best film and film-related books on the TIFF shelves

Mar 6, 2017 @ 12:00am

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 2: The Science To A Successful Screenplay

Franklin Leonard, founder of The Black List, will make you want to immediately quit your job to become a screenwriter. Sorry.

Mar 3, 2017 @ 7:00am
Feature, Interview

Before I Fall turns Mean Girls into Human Beings

Director Ry Russo-Young and star Zoey Deutch talk double standards in Hollywood, and how they backed each other up to make the best teen movie of the year

Mar 3, 2017 @ 5:00am

Planets of Sound

Composer and music scholar Erik Ulman offers an invaluable primer on Straub-Huillet

Mar 3, 2017 @ 12:00am

When Lois Met Anna

The silent epic The Dumb Girl of Portici put a dance legend on screen for the first and only time — and brought together two of the greatest female artists of the era

Mar 2, 2017 @ 12:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 38: Clay Tweel on Gleason

The filmmaker on growing up with Muhammad Ali and documenting another exceptional athlete's life

Mar 1, 2017 @ 2:29pm

It's going to be a transcendent Spring at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Indigenous rights, Scorsese, Pagnol, Lynch, the Transcendental style, and lots more

Mar 1, 2017 @ 1:57pm

“The Gates are Not Open”

For James Baldwin, Fritz Lang’s lovers-on-the-run noir was a vision of American society as prison

Mar 1, 2017 @ 9:00am

TIFF UNCUT: Filmmakers Matías Piñeiro and Kazik Radwanski Talk Life and Cinema

Listen to an intimate discussion between two of the most intriguing indie directors working today

Feb 28, 2017 @ 5:00am

Oscar-Nominated Cinematographer James Laxton on how Moonlight Changed His Life

Hear him on empathy, working with Barry Jenkins, and his favourite Almodóvar film

Feb 27, 2017 @ 6:00am

Ice Cream and Fury

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

Feb 27, 2017 @ 12:00am

"The Wind in the Trees"

The poetic precision of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

Feb 27, 2017 @ 12:00am

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 1: How to Hack Your Oscar Pool

FiveThirtyEight's Walt Hickey will use his numbers to destroy your friends and coworkers

Feb 24, 2017 @ 8:30am

"Frog-Eyes" and "the Disaster of the Lips"

James Baldwin finds his onscreen image — in Bette Davis

Feb 24, 2017 @ 12:00am

Now Reconciled

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

Feb 24, 2017 @ 12:00am

See these Oscar-Nominated films at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Watch them now, brag that you've already seen them later

Feb 23, 2017 @ 2:38pm

From TIFF to the Oscars 2017

Explore some of our favourite Oscars-related content from 2016

Feb 23, 2017 @ 1:00pm

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Female writers, performers, and film scholars discuss the legacy of Anna Magnani and the fine art of “giving no fucks”

Feb 23, 2017 @ 7:00am
Short Read

All About Almodóvar

The Spanish master teaches us the laws of desire

Feb 23, 2017 @ 12:00am

The Passion of Dorothy Arzner

Classic Hollywood's leading female director was also a fiery feminist and queer pioneer

Feb 22, 2017 @ 12:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 37: Oscar Nominees for Documentary Feature

Hear from the five Oscar-nominated directors for Documentary Feature

Feb 21, 2017 @ 2:30pm
Short Read

“There is an Incentivized Path to Mediocrity”

Filmmaker Kevan Funk responds to Cameron Bailey’s call for Canadians to tell true stories — and why Funk thinks the industry is standing in the way

Feb 21, 2017 @ 7:00am

Forever "The Girl from God's Country"

Nell Shipman gave Canadian cinema its first action heroine, movie mogul — and nude scene

Feb 20, 2017 @ 12:00am

YO ADRIAN Ep. 23: Great Films vs. The #MuslimBan

Reaffirming the power of the moving image to broaden perspectives and change minds

Feb 17, 2017 @ 10:00am

Cruel Stories of Youth

Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard reflects on the coming-of-age classic The 400 Blows

Feb 16, 2017 @ 7:00am

Uncensored: Hisham Fageeh and Fatima Al-Banawi

The actors of Barakah Meets Barakah on life in Saudi Arabia, the importance of art and social media, and challenging gender expectations

Feb 16, 2017 @ 12:00am

“Imagine If You Knew our Stories Already”

Watch Jesse Wente’s keynote speech advocating for First Nations, Métis and Inuit representation in Canadian cinema

Feb 15, 2017 @ 4:00pm

The Power of Play

digiPlaySpace co-curator Matt Nish-Lapidus takes us behind the scenes of Toronto’s interactive playground

Feb 15, 2017 @ 12:00am

Matters of the Heart

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

Feb 13, 2017 @ 11:00am

TIFF Next Wave Two-Way Q&A

TIFF Next Wave's Ben Sagar and Sleeping Giant's Andrew Cividino talk coming of age

Feb 13, 2017 @ 7:00am
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 @ 6:00am

PURE NONFICTION Ep. 36: John Heilemann on Trumped

Inside the greatest political upset of all time

Feb 10, 2017 @ 10:00am
Short Read

“His Films Opened a Window to the Deep Blue”

Discovery’s Ziya Tong remembers her friend Rob Stewart

Feb 10, 2017 @ 6:00am

“A Revolution of the Mind”

Cameron Bailey and George Elliott Clarke discuss the legacy of James Baldwin

Feb 9, 2017 @ 12:00am

Deep Cuts: "Wild is the Wind"

Anna Magnani's magnificent melodrama yielded a title track that enchanted Nina Simone, Cat Power and David Bowie

Feb 6, 2017 @ 12:00am

Chasing the Dragon

Hollywood bad boy Michael Cimino’s “comeback movie” was a lurid potboiler with an autobiographical edge

Feb 6, 2017 @ 12:00am

How Do Art and Film Respond to Atrocity?

In light of the Muslim Ban and worldwide political upheaval, Rasha Salti considers film's potential for revolution

Feb 3, 2017 @ 7:00am