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Fort York gets a free outdoor film festival

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 29, 2014

fort york film festivalThe world is our movie theatre in Toronto this summer, with free screening after free screening taking over our parks and patios. The Outdoor Movie Festival, a cross-Canadian series of free outdoor flicks backed by Scotiabank, is bringing us another set of opportunities to laugh, cry and nostalgia-trip under the starry skies - this time, on the grass at Fort York throughout August.

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TIFF unveils first wave of 2014 films, new street festival

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 22, 2014

TIFF 2014Film buffs and star-spotters, your time has come: The first wave of the Toronto International Film Festival's 2014 screenings and galas have been announced, with movie-nerd catnip (David Cronenberg!) and A-grade celeb sighting material (Robert Pattinson!) both on the docket.

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10 fun ways to watch a flick this summer in Toronto

Posted by Erinn Beth Langille / July 21, 2014

rush line tiffDrive-ins, dinners and dives (into the lake off your boat) are just some of the fun ways to watch a flick this summer in Toronto. Cinephiles can tuck into dark theatres, or celebrate in the open-air, watch blockbusters or rarities, pay for lux seating or get in for free. There's really something for everyone.

Here are 10 fun ways to watch a flick this summer in Toronto.

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The top 10 film events in Toronto for summer 2014

Posted by Blake Williams / July 3, 2014

film events torontoFilm events this summer in Toronto will provide you with an air-conditioned escape from rising temperatures. The next few months are boiling over with must-see special screenings, retrospectives, new releases, and a certain well-known film festival, so allow me to guide you toward cooler climates and faraway worlds with an outline of the summer full of exciting and unique cinematic visions that await you.

Here are my picks for the top film events in Toronto for summer 2014.

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Free popcorn and movies at new backyard film series

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 2, 2014

backyard filmsOutdoor movies in Toronto are becoming something of a summer tradition. There's always room in town for another impromptu movie theatres - especially when free popcorn is involved. Belljar Cafe, near Dundas and Roncesvalles, has just announced that they'll begin hosting evening movie screenings on their back patio.

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The top 10 movies about Toronto bands

Posted by Staff / June 22, 2014

Toronto music moviesThe top movies about Toronto bands make for perfect summer viewing - after all, it is outdoor festival season. These 10 legendary Canadian flicks have something else in common - they're all documentaries (or, in one case, a hybrid of a doc and a fictional narrative). But they still skip from punk to folk, from eccentric geniuses to comeback kids. There's something here for music fans of any stripe.

Here's a rundown of my picks for the top movies about Toronto bands.

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