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From what gets cut to how much CGI will be used, the performers in the touring musical – in Toronto until January 5 – are hoping for film purr-fection Read more

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From intriguing docs to poignant features, here, arranged by screening, are reviews of some festival highlights Read more

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Now at a turning point in his career, the fest's Canadian spotlight subject screens his very first doc and teases his debut fiction feature Read more

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At the Reel Asian Film Festival, the Japanese-Canadian author adds another dimension to the internment camp experience Read more

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Ma, a Fatal Attraction-style horror thriller, feels like Taylor’s serving up a corrective to The Help while taking the most superficial notes from Get Out Read more




In Netflix's Always Be My Maybe, Ali Wong and Randall Park give Asian-Americans a movie we can relate to, which Crazy Rich Asians failed to do. Read more



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The franchise's first live-action movie features Ryan Reynolds as a babbling, caffeine-addicted Pikachu and comedy that delights in how absurd Pokémon can be. Read more


Joe Cornish’s family-friendly Arthurian legend adventure rambles a bit, but it’s a lot of fun Read more


Peter Jackson’s technically inventive film has a power and immediacy rarely found in documentaries Read more


From Criterion gems to Game Of Thrones in ultra high resolution, here are the movies and TV shows to get the cinephile on your list. Read more


Green Book takes the People's Choice Award, which still feels like an upset even though we called it as soon as we saw it Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Damian Lewis has been cast as former Toronto mayor Rob Ford in a Toronto-filmed movie about his crack cocaine scandal called Run This Town. Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt will play a young reporter who isn't Robyn Doolittle. Read more

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Death Wish

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The actor's thoughtful performance as a decent family man turned avenging assassin undercuts the action beats of Eli Roth's exploitation remake Read more


Carolyn Saunders’s film wants to examine anorexia and also be a creepy horror movie, but the two pieces don’t fit together effectively Read more

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NOW Senior Film Writer, Norm Wilner, talks about Don McKellar's 'Last Night' on The Filmmakers! Read more

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Pick the closing film at NOW's City Cinema series in Yonge-Dundas Square (June 27-August 29), sponsored by NOW and Chevrolet. ** Note: This ballot is now closed. ** Read more

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