Toronto International Film Festival News

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In the Race for Oscars, Toronto Puts Up a Hurdle

rss.nytimes.com – The Toronto International Film Festival has closed its first four days to any movie that previously played elsewhere, a move that some think will threaten smaller films’ Oscar chances. 1 week 2 days ago via jetli
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TIFF Trailer: 'Infernal Affairs' Director Andrew Lau's 'Revenge Of The Green Dragons' Produced By Martin Scorsese

fb.indiewire.com – Well, here's a nice bit of directorial brotherhood. After remaking Andrew Lau's "Infernal Affairs" as the multiple Oscar winning "The Departed" (including Best Picture and Best Director), Scorsese has turned around and given his support to the next effort from the Hong Kong filmmaker, by putting his executive producer stamp on the project. 2 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Kristen Wiig and Adam Sandler have late additions to the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

hitfix.com – The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival added new films to its slate starring Kristen Wiig, Adam Sandler, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Josh Hutcherson, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta and Mia Wasikowska. 2 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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TIFF First Look: Arnold Schwarzenegger & Abigail Breslin In The Zombie Flick 'Maggie'

fb.indiewire.com – Wait, what? That's right, between lurching around in "The Expendables 3," and coming back in next year's "Terminator: Genisys,"Arnold Schwarzenegger made a zombie movie. Yes, really. Set to make it's World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, "Maggie" sees Ahnuld in a more serious mode with Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson in co-starring roles. 2 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Werner Herzog's 'Queen Of The Desert' Won't Be Ready For Telluride Or TIFF

fb.indiewire.com – It seemed like a no brainer: Production had wrapped, there seemed to be plenty of time to finish it up, and considering they have a new theater named after the guy, Werner Herzog's "Queen Of The Desert" looked like it was fated to be an inevitable part of the Telluride Film Festival when it's announced at the end of the month (unlike other fests, they only unveil their slate on the opening day). 2 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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The Toronto International Film Festival Insists on Premieres for its Opening Weekend

feedproxy.google.com – Film festivals track world premieres religiously. They want to boast of them when box office glory and Oscars come around. So last fall it did not go over well when the Telluride Film Festival debuted--under the radar, as is their wont--Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity," and Canadian Denis Villeneuve's "Prisoners," which were all breaking opening weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival. 30 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Myriad seals deals on Rigby

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: Buyers have flocked to Toronto hit The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. 39 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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New Photos From 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Plus Watch TIFF Intro And Q&A With Jim Jarmusch

fb.indiewire.com – After hitting Cannes and Toronto, with New York and London in its sights, Jim Jarmusch's vampire film "Only Lovers Left Alive" continues to hit the festival circuit hard, and another stop planned on its worldwide journey, is at theRio de Janeiro International Film Festival. And coming along with it are a batch of new photos from the movie.

48 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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TIFF 2013: 12 YEARS A SLAVE Wins People's Choice Award; Midnight Madness Award Goes to WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL?

collider.com – The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival is in the books, and earlier today, TIFF announced this year's award winners. The biggest award, the People's Choice Award, went to Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. The People's Choice Award is a biggie in the overall awards race since four of the past five winners have gone on to be nominated for Best Picture (Slumdog Millionaire, Precious, The King's Speech, and Silver Linings Playbook).

49 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Best and Worst of the 2013 Toronto Film Festival

hitfix.com – The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival delivered a strong slate of films this year as "Gravity," "12 Years A Slave," "Bad Words," "Can A Song Save Your Life?" and "Afflicted" were among the best selected by HitFix's editors. What were the worst? Let's just say Matthew Weiner, James Franco and Atom Egoyan were three filmmakers who didn't have a pleasant stay in Toronto, 49 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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