TIFF

TIFF 2018

‘The Hate U Give’ Underscores the Dangers of Code Switching

People of colour need to stop sanctioning the bullshit white folks do and say.
Noel Ransome
9.14.18
Essays

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Sarah MacDonald
9.12.18
Film

We Talked to Vince Vaughn About His Hyper-Violent New Movie

Brawl in Cell Block 99 has the makings of an exploitation film, but beyond the crushed skulls and broken arms, there’s feeling.
Noel Ransome
9.19.17
Television

Why David Simon Took on the Sex Industry as a ‘Middle-aged White Man’

‘The Deuce’ creators Simon and George Pelecanos tell us about the challenges of getting porn and sex work right.
Noel Ransome
9.14.17
Film

Here’s What to Watch Next if You’re Riding the 'Prestige Horror' Wave

Films like 'Get Out' and 'It Comes at Night' have been getting a lot of love, and even some awards buzz, so we asked a horror film programmer what’s going on with the genre.
Frederick Blichert
6.10.17
Film

What Hollywood Often Ignores in Films About Drugs

And how one new film is trying to change that.
Allison Tierney
9.22.16
Film

‘Blair Witch’ Brings the Found-Footage Genre into the Snapchat Era

With the horror film's sequel opening this weekend, we look at how 'The Blair Witch Project' revolutionised scary movies for a culture steeped in rapidly captured, real-time images.
Adam Nayman
9.18.16
Film

The Best and Worst Portrayals of Women from the Toronto International Film Festival

We put TIFF films starring the likes of Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Ellen Page, and Catherine Keener (among others) to the Bechdel test.
Christine Estima
9.13.16
Film

We Spoke to Takashi Miike About His Bonkers Yakuza Vampire Movie

The cult Japanese director talks about his prolific output, his scuttled Tom Hardy project, and that time his mom took a bunch of her friends to see 'Ichi the Killer.'
Jonathan Doyle
10.16.15
Film

What It’s Like Binge-Watching Over 60 Hours of Movies at a Film Festival

Even for a professional, movie-fuelled disassociation is inevitable when covering TIFF.
Jonathan Doyle
9.28.15
Film

Five Canadian Films That Were Worth Watching at TIFF – Seriously

VICE Canada put together a list of five Canadian films they saw at Toronto International Film Festival that you should do everything in your power to watch.
Regan Reid
9.21.15
Film

'Black' Brings the Gangs of Brussels to the Big Screen

'Black' centers on gang violence and features an almost exclusively black and Moroccan cast.
Chris Bilton
9.14.15
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