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Suspect Video liquidates as it prepares to close for good

Posted by Amy Grief / August 26, 2016

suspect videoAfter 25 years spent slinging out hard-to-find movies and memorabilia, Suspect Video is getting ready to close its doors for good at the end of 2016. But luckily, it's only the bricks-and-mortar store that's disappearing - Suspect will be sticking around online.

And in order to prepare for this move to the internet, Suspect's holding a massive sale, which started this week.

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Now a Messenger bot will tell you what to see at TIFF

Posted by Amy Grief / August 23, 2016

tiffbot torontoIt's hard to decide what to see at TIFF considering there are nearly 400 films (including both features and shorts) screening at the festival.

Instead of wading through the program, you can always put your TIFF experience in the hands of a Facebook Messenger bot. This friendly little guy will suggest movies for you based on your favourite genre (be it comedy, drama or documentary). Once it shoots out a pick, you'll get a link to a trailer and a blurb about why each film is "buzz-worthy."

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A-list stars coming to Toronto for TIFF 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / August 23, 2016

tiff 2016In about two weeks, Toronto will truly become Hollywood North as a slew of celebrities descend upon our city for TIFF. And if you're not one to see a bunch a movies, get ready to go star gazing because the 2016 guest list is stacked with all of your favourite actors.

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10 just-announced films to get you excited for TIFF 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / August 16, 2016

in dubious battleThe Toronto International Film Festival continues to add titles to its 2016 lineup in the lead up to September 8. That's when the stars will descend upon Toronto for 10 days of movie magic. Among the films announced today, there are a couple of galas, a number of special presentations, and a slew of features from around the world.

Check out these 10 films I'm looking forward to seeing at TIFF 2016.

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The top Toronto movies and TV shows from the 1980s

Posted by Ed Conroy / August 12, 2016

Toronto 1980Toronto in the 1980s was a transitional time: The city was expanding but retained a small town vibe, while Yonge street still oozed a junior 42nd Street atmosphere of danger. It was a fun, neon, party-loving "People City."

Film and television production was on the uptick, and beyond just hosting the tax shelter and TV junk like in the 70s, the city was fast becoming "Hollywood North."

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Blair Witch sequel to have world premiere at TIFF 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / August 9, 2016

blair witch Adam WingardYour favourite found footage thriller will be making an appearance at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Get ready to venture back into Burkittsville, Maryland's Black Hills because the Blair Witch Project sequel will have its world premiere at TIFF.

The Blair Witch, directed by Adam Wingard, joins the Midnight Madness lineup. This scary movie series will also include Kōji Shiraishi's Sadako vs. Kayako (a Ring-Ju-on crossover), Morgan Spurlock's Rats and André Øvredal's The Autopsy of Jane Doe starring Emile Hirsch.

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