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The writer/director explains what went into one of the year’s best movies more

Jun 28, 2017 5:19 PM Interviews and features



The Big Sick star sounds off on arranged marriages (they're not so bad!), dealing with autobiographical material and finally embracing being both Pakistani and American more

Jun 26, 2017 3:12 PM Interviews and features

As a stripper, I’ve gotten used to seeing characters who do my job maimed and killed for laughs. Rough Night, even though it's directed by a woman, offers up more of the same. more

Jun 22, 2017 1:09 PM Interviews and features


Adam Ouahmane

The reality series has helped propel drag to a new level of visibility, and season 9 queens Sasha ­Velour and Shea Couleé – as well as Toronto performers – want to see the show's popularity uplift an even greater variety of drag artists more

Jun 21, 2017 9:00 PM Interviews and features


Barry Wetcher

Toronto is only one of three North American cities where the streaming platform is giving the Korean film a theatrical run more

Jun 21, 2017 8:00 PM Interviews and features


Courtesy of Mongrel Media

"If you are free to do what you want, it’s called filmmaking. And when you are defined by what the industry wants, it’s called TV – or bad filmmaking." more

Jun 21, 2017 1:44 PM Interviews and features


Samuel Engelking

The Toronto-based filmmaker and electronic musician has three projects in the pipeline and an album out on Waxwork Records more

Jun 14, 2017 2:08 PM Interviews and features

With infinite airtime and a sense of humour, three locally made web series are experimenting with the talk show format more

Jun 13, 2017 12:04 PM Interviews and features

Beloved Bat-actor defined the Caped Crusader for generations, and played a more complex version than you might remember more

Jun 10, 2017 1:50 PM Interviews and features

From the Netflix controversy to the story of a Toronto producer’s dream project, here’s what’s been lighting up the Croisette more

May 24, 2017 9:00 PM Interviews and features

The beloved English star holds the record for the most James Bond movies, but there was more to him than 007 more

May 23, 2017 11:59 AM Interviews and features

Master Of None’s second season can teach Canadian media ­something about voice appropriation more

May 17, 2017 1:21 PM Interviews and features

From Michael Haneke possibly making film history to a Canadian co-pro shot in Niagara Falls, there’s a lot on the slate for the festival’s 70th year more

May 17, 2017 12:54 PM Interviews and features

The documentary festival continues through the weekend, but a whole bunch of films are already winners, among them Charles Officer's Unarmed Verses more

May 6, 2017 1:06 PM Interviews and features

The Toronto-based cult filmmaker on his lesbian separatist satire, rejection and gender segregation on the gay film fest circuit and the state of radical queer cinema more

May 6, 2017 11:11 AM Interviews and features


Michael Watier

The Oscar-winning filmmaker leaves a broad, weird legacy more

Apr 26, 2017 12:27 PM Interviews and features

The massive documentary festival kicks off next week (April 27), but get your tickets now for these sure-to-sell-out films. more

Apr 19, 2017 5:54 PM , , , Interviews and features

Fast 5

Jaimie Trueblood

Unlike the self-deprecating Rock, the grumbling, humourless Fate Of The Furious star taps into an old-school chauvinism more

Apr 12, 2017 1:32 PM Interviews and features 5 Comments


TIFF Film Reference Library

In honour of National Canadian Film Day 150 on April 19, NOW's critics vote on their favourite homegrown flicks more

Apr 5, 2017 4:19 PM Interviews and features 2 Comments

Ahead of his lecture at TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Dog Eat Dog director explains why the art house obsession with slowness is running its course more

Mar 30, 2017 1:00 PM Interviews and features