If you're a little behind on the buzz, don't worry. I've collected a list of ten of the most eagerly awaited movies--which range from Hollywood, to independent to international cinema--that you want to be sure to snag tickets for before they get snatched up.
While not officially proclaimed by the City, Bill Murray Day will dominate the second day of TIFF this year with free screenings at the Lightbox leading up to the world premier of the highly anticipated St. Vincent, Theodore Melfi's new comedy featuring Murray.
Every year a few films that appear at TIFF have already been tried, tested, and approved, courtesy of other film festivals like Cannes or Sundance. More specifically, there are some films that have walked away from those fests with major awards that speak to a certain guarantee of quality. Here then are five award-winning, quality assured (your tastes may vary), films that will be appearing at TIFF this year and that you'd do well to add to your must-see list.
Directed by Michael Dowse (Fubar, Goon), and written by hometown screenwriter Elan Mastai, The F Word is not only shot in Toronto, but proudly set here. And I mean proud. The movie's eagerness to show off our city every chance it gets is practically infectious. As the movie's boy and girl - Wallace (Radcliffe) and Chantry (Kazan) - go on their romantic "Will they get together?" journey, scene after scene offers up instantly recognizable Toronto locales that remind us why we love our city.