Spellbinding, chilling, Martha Marcy May Marlenemarks a triumphant first film for writer/director Sean Durkin.
As the years go by, more producers and studios hear about that TIFF charm and send their films to the great white north. Sundance is too contemporary for the Hollywood award shows and Cannes is too early for all the films to be finished. That's why TIFF gets it all.
Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.
Come to Toronto for the films, but stay for the sites, restaurants, culture, people and an unforgettable vacation.
A 31-year old Swedish director has taken a swipe at a segment of Sweden's older generation in his first feature film, Avalon. Its three main characters are all over 60, and they behave very, very badly.
During the recent Toronto International Film Festival, I could not help but notice saggy breasts, waist tires and rough legs in the audience while flatter stomachs, long smooth legs and well-shaped curves walked the red carpet. Here are some basic tips and tricks to help you look your very 'breast' every time!
The element of Shame that most opens it to attack is the notion of sex as addiction. Heroin, painkillers, etc. yes -- but sex?
Ontario political parties continued to duke it out while Torontonians elbowed each other to glimpse the stars who descended upon TIFF. HuffPost Canada readers were treated to the continuing commentary of our daily star election debate panel, while also enjoying our red carpet coverage of the festival, including an exclusive interview with Megan Fox (who confessed her love for Shia LaBeouf). Michael Lewis, author of the book based on the movie Moneyball, lashed back at critics of his movie, and posted a video with Ryan Gosling. The highlight of my week, however, was attending the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center's luncheon. Laureen Harper was awarded the group's annual "Woman of Valor" award. If that were not enough prominent and remarkable women for one week, HuffPost Supremette Arianna descended upon Montreal for an annual digital media conference. he also hinted that a francophone HuffPost could be in the works. Attendez...
Christina Hendricks has the old-world, but never old, sex appeal of our Marilyn, and is perhaps our first red-headed pin-up since Rita Hayworth. And she has major acting chops.
When I come back from a festival like the Toronto International Film Festival and tell friends that I saw 23 films in four and a half days, they always ask: Isn't it difficult to keep them all straight?
While many seemed to agree that Madonna's alleged behavior at TIFF was completely out of line, there were also people who responded by saying that they wouldn't expect anything less. "It's Madonna, she's a GODDESS" one even said. Well, no, no she isn't. She is a pop star.
Given the size of the Toronto Film Festival and the goals I have when I'm here (primarily to see movies that will be released so I can bank reviews fo...
To Cinderella, Toronto International Film Festival galas seemed exclusive to Hollywood royalty. The city's socialistas and Twitterati hobnobbed on the rooftop and surveyed their opulent kingdom. But soon the enchantment wore thin.
My hunch about skipping the opening weekend of this year's Toronto International Film Festival has paid off, in more ways than one. Mostly, however, ...