David Mackenzie's historical drama, produced by Netflix and starring Chris Pine as Robert The Bruce, will open this year's festival. And there's some other stuff coming too. more

Movies & TV

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Kyle Bono Kaplan

The director of the Emmy-nominated film talks changing conversations around child sex abuse, shooting rape scenes and #MeToo's next frontier more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Dan Montgomery and Kazik Radwanski's series at TIFF Bell Lightbox provides a pathway to Toronto for Canadian and international independent films more

Interviews & Features


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In our latest Superhero Nonsense column, the news of Warner Bros. and DC's planned Supergirl feature film has our fantasy casting wheels turning more

Interviews & Features


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20-year-old musician Nailah Blackman carries the legacy of soca in her blood, but she's also pushing the genre forward in a way few else have. Read this interview with the singer about her past and present in soca. more


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Samuel Engelking

As David Byrne's tour arrives in Toronto, two film programmers are teaming up to revisit the musician's overlooked classic True Stories more

Interviews & Features

The trailer for Tom Hardy's villainous Spidey spinoff is the subject of our latest Superhero Nonsense column more

Interviews & Features

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In the latest edition of our Superhero Nonsense column, Norm Wilner argues the Guardians Of The Galaxy director was sacrificed to appease trolls and bullies more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Writer and critic Sarah-Tai Black's series at the Royal Cinema looks at Blackness on film through a feminist lens more

Interviews & Features

Radiohead's first concert in Toronto in ten years should be triumphant, but instead it's bittersweet, underscored by the lingering injustice of a 2012 stage collapse tragedy at Downsview Park. more


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Multi-hyphenate filmmaker Bo Burnham on his feature film Eighth Grade, growing up online and faking it until you make it more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

Culture critic and LGBTQ activist Anthony Oliveira forages through cinematic trash at the Revue Cinema more

Interviews & Features


Wilson Webb

In the first edition of Superhero Nonsense, our new column about comic books and movies, Norman Wilner imagines a Joker origin story that could be more

Interviews & Features

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Tony Chu

The writer/director on his acclaimed movie's prescient story, leftist movements and why the U.S. needs a general strike more

Interviews & Features


Leila Penteado

During a fraught time in the country's history, trans soul singer Liniker Barros and her band the Caramelows are empowering a generation of queer Brazilians. more


Have we finally reached the point where the celebration of old TV shows and movies shouts down the introduction of new ones? more

Interviews & Features


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Courtney Barnett interview: With her witty first-person insight into universal themes, the Australian singer/songwriter is an accidental expert on Toronto’s vanishing venues crisis. more



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The Ant-Man And The Wasp star remains mum on whether Ghost will turn up in the next Avengers movie more

Interviews & Features

Don't know what to see at the 158-show stage blowout starting Wednesday (July 4)? Here are some folks – all with proven track records – you won't want to miss. more

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J. Ashley Nixon

Sled Island's 12th edition in Calagary proved that Toronto festivals could learn a thing or two from this festival, that puts music ahead of branding. more


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    Robb Rosenfeld

    Debra Winger and Tracy Letts in The Lovers.