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Suicide Squad pop-up just opened in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / July 27, 2016

Suicide Squad TorontoSuicide Squad might just be summer 2016's most anticipated blockbuster. Or at least it is in Toronto because we got to see Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Viola Davis and Cara Delevingne filming the movie here last year.

Now that it's almost in theatres, a Suicide Squad exhibition popped up in the Distillery District's Fermenting Cellar event venue. And you can see it for yourself today and tomorrow from 1 to 10 p.m.

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These 68 movies are coming to TIFF 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / July 26, 2016

tiff 2016The 41st annual Toronto International Film Festival is less than two month away. And now we can finally start getting excited because we know what's going to be hitting the big screen from September 8 to 18.

Earlier this morning, TIFF CEO and director Piers Handling joined artistic director Cameron Bailey in a live press conference to announce the gala and special presentation films for 2016 festival.

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Toronto getting a multi-screen panoramic movie theatre

Posted by Amy Grief / July 7, 2016

barco escape torontoIf Toronto's 4DX or virtual reality cinemas don't do it for you, perhaps a multi-screen, panoramic movie theatre will get you excited. And you can experience it yourself later this month.

Cineplex is rolling out three Barco Escape auditoriums this summer, including one at Toronto's Scotiabank Theatre, along with one in Vancouver and Edmonton, respectively.

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Toronto now has an Instagram film festival

Posted by Amy Grief / July 6, 2016

instagram film festivalLights, camera, Instagram. That's right, the Toronto International Film Festival is teaming up with Instagram to present the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival.

Filmmakers can submit 60-second (or less) video clips on Instagram using the hashtag #TIFFXINSTAGRAM. But that's not enough to enter this juried competition - you also have to fill out an online submission form.

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Free outdoor movies at Union Station starts tonight

Posted by Amy Grief / June 29, 2016

Union Station movies TorontoFor a cheap night out in Toronto, look no further than Union Station. Along with its newly opened food market, the transit hub will be showing movies in the Sir John. A Macdonald Plaza all summer long. Best of all, these screenings, which start tonight and run every Wednesday until August 31, are completely free.

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TIFF to screen virtual reality films at 2016 festival

Posted by Amy Grief / June 28, 2016

tiff vrThe Toronto International Film Festival is bringing movies to life for 2016. Well, not quite, but it is showcasing virtual reality (VR) films this year as part of its POP VR program.

POP VR will run between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. from September 16 to 18 inside the TIFF Bell Lightbox on King Street West. TIFF has yet to release its VR lineup, but like all such films, they'll probably let you experience some pretty cool environments.

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