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10 movies getting the biggest advance buzz at TIFF 2016

Posted by Alexander Huls / August 31, 2016

TIFF films 2016Going into TIFF, not all movies are buzzed about equally. Some have way more anticipation and chatter swirling round them than others, and are the ones everyone is eager to get tickets for. Because who doesn't love being able to say "Oh, I saw that at TIFF" when the rest of the world catches up with these films in the coming months?

Here are 10 movies getting the most advance buzz at TIFF 2016.

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John Legend hosting free event in Toronto next month

Posted by Amy Grief / August 30, 2016

john legend torontoContrary to popular belief, there are some free events at the Toronto International Film Festival. But to access them, you might need to wait in line.

So get ready to queue outside of the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema on Tuesday, September 13 when John Legend and Mark Duplass (one half of the Duplass brothers duo), along with TIFF Vanguard programmer Colin Geddes, host a free night at the movies.

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Campbell House to be party venue and night market

Posted by Amy Grief / August 30, 2016

mongrel house tiffGet ready to go star-gazing at Queen and University next week because the Campbell House Museum will play host to a number of actors, directors and filmmakers during TIFF.

For the second year in a row, Canadian film distributor Mongrel Media is transforming the museum into Mongrel House, a dedicated space for its various events and after parties.

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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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