TIFF 2013: Short Film YOUNG WONDER Just Described My Entire Childhood!

Two things are happening here. Either James Wilkes and I are kindred spirits. Or. The guy has been sneaking into my room at night and tapping into my brain to access my childhood memories and is using them for his... More »
  

TIFF 2013 Review: THE STRANGE COLOUR OF YOUR BODY'S TEARS Will Break Your Brain

Already well loved on the festival circuit for a string of stellar, giallo infused short films, Belgium based directing duo Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet burst on to the international scene is spectacular fashion with their 2009 debut feature Amer.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets For Tomorrow's TIFF Midnight Madness Screening, RIGOR MORTIS!

Hey, you! In Toronto and have a hankering to see Juno Mak's Rigor Mortis on the big screen in a room packed with hundreds of screaming maniacs without having to pay for it? Twitch can make this happen! We've got... More »
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TIFF 2013 Review: R100 Is Another Mind Bending Trip From Japan's Savant Of The Strange

By the time Matsumoto Hitoshi made the move into feature films with his 2007 effort Big Man Japan, he was already a massive star in his native Japan, his television comedy work having firmly established Matsumoto as one of the... More »
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TIFF 2013: Trailer For Götz Spielmann's OCTOBER NOVEMBER, A Character Study With Issues

Götz Spielmann presents his new film at this years Toronto International Film Festival. It's a story about two sisters who meet in a small Austrian village to be with their dying father. According to the official synopsis: A new chapter... More »
  

TIFF 2013 Review: THE DOUBLE Confirms Aoyade As A Potent, Fresh Voice

It seems fair to say that when Richard Aoyade's debut feature, Submarine, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010 it caught people by surprise. There were few expectations on the little indie comedy from the large-haired comedian turned... More »
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Check The Gripping Trailer For Dark Icelandic Drama METALHEAD

Though scarcely known outside of Iceland director Ragnar Bragason is already a well treasured commodity within his nation's borders and after Toronto Film Festival audiences come across his dark drama Metalhead his name value elsewhere is sure to spike elsewhere... More »
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Watch The Trailer For Zack Parker's PROXY

Selected as part of the Vanguard program at the Toronto International Film Festival, the trailer for Zack Parker's Proxy has arrived online and it is deeply unsettling stuff. Here's an excerpt from the festival guide:As a very-pregnant Esther (Alexia Rasmussen)... More »
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Kicking A Man When He's Down: New WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE Clip

As a half-Mexican person, I can relate directly to a new NSFW clip from TIFF 2013 selection We Gotta Get Out of This Place, in which a nasty Caucasian swine kicks a Mexican man when he's down -- over and... More »
  

Watch The Trailer For Richard Ayoade's THE DOUBLE

It's been three solid years since poofy-haired comedian Richard Ayoade - best known for his parts on Garth Marenghi's Dark Place and The IT Crowd - wowed audiences in Toronto with his debut directorial feature Submarine, a film that proved... More »
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Motorcyle Daredevil Kurt Russell Steals My Heart In THE ART OF THE STEAL Trailer

Throughout his career, Kurt Russell has built up so much goodwill for me that I totally buy him as an aging motorcycle stunt driver turned master criminal in the first trailer for The Art of the Steal, which is set... More »
  

TIFF 2013: Trailer For Bruce McDonald's THE HUSBAND, A Dark Comedy Stewing In Anger

Bruce McDonald's latest film, the dark comedy The Husband, is set to have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, September 9. The film was co-written by his lead actor, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, who has worked with... More »
  

Watch Now! Kubrickian Teaser for Jonathan Glazer's UNDER THE SKIN

It has been seven long years since Jonathan Glazer's masterfully modulate, and quite Kubrickian Birth.  While this seems a long time to go between feature films, the wait is over, as Under The Skin is set to play Venice tomorrow,... More »
  

Watch The Trailer For TIFF Selected Norwegian Comedy THE IMMORAL

Soon to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, an English subtitled trailer for indie Norwegian comedy The Immoral has arrived online. It's raw and edgy stuff and almost certainly not to everyone's tastes but also promises... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Edgerton Impresses In First Clip From FELONY

He may not be the flashiest actor out there but Australia's Joel Edgerton is quietly going about the business of demonstrating that he's one of the most talented of his generation. Riding off the successes of Warrior, Zero Dark Thirty... More »
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Stellar Extended Trailer For Toronto Selected South African Heist Film iNUMBER NUMBER

Looking for an under the radar title that could break out from the crowded field at the Toronto International Film Festival? Donovan Marsh's South African heist film iNumber Number looks like it could be the one. Gritty and stylish action... More »
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Teaser for Errol Morris' THE UNKNOWN KNOWN Showcases Obsession And Nuance

One of my most anticipated titles at TIFF, Errol Morris' documentary interview with Donald Rumsfeld called The Unknown Known now has a very effective teaser. A sort of follow up to Morris' Fog Of War - the Oscar winning documentary on... More »
  

TIFF 2013: Violent First Trailer for Russian Crime Thriller BREAK LOOSE (Now With English Subs)

It's Russian government billy clubs-a-plenty in the first trailer for the latest from The Edge director Alexey Uchitel. From its opening scene featuring a gritty, take-no-prisoners gang brawl inside a hot and sweaty Russian nightclub, Alexey Uchitel's new crime... More »
  

TIFF 2013: Dazzling Poster Arrives for WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE

One film that's generating a good amount of pre-TIFF buzz is the Hawkins brothers' Texas teen heist thriller We Gotta Get Out Of This Place. Now the awesome-sounding flick has got a gorgeous poster to go along with it, painted... More »
  

Watch A Second Teaser For Kim Ki-duk's Controversial MOEBIUS

Kim Ki-duk's latest has been stirring up controversy for weeks now and with Moebius soon to unspool in both Venice and Toronto it won't take long before we know what all the fuss has been about. And, heck, if you... More »
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