Category: Toronto

‘Anastasia: The Musical’ Review

Anastasia opened at the Ed Mirvish theatre in December 2019 and will run through January 2020. Anastasia puts an exciting twist on the classic princess fairy tale. Opening in Petersburg in 1906, a young Anastasia is with her Nana. A long dance sequence takes place with a smooth transition as little Anastasia walks behind a ...

TIFF 2019: Ellen Page’s Racism Doc, Imogen Poots’ ‘Castle in the Ground,’ Join Canadian Slate

Today, officials from the Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its Canadian film lineup, including world premieres for films by Ellen Page, Joey Kline, Amy Jo Johnson and Jeff Barnaby. Page and Gaycation co-host Ian Daniel’s doc, There’s Something in the Water, will feature in the TIFF Docs slot. The film follows environmental racism towards indigenous ...

TIFF 2019 Lineup: ‘Ford V. Ferrari,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Knives Out,’ Among Gala & Special Presentations

WHAT. A. LINEUP. Today, the Toronto International Film Festival announced the first titles for its 2019 edition, with Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker for Warner Bros., Tom Hanks’ Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, and Rian Johnson’s Knives Out set to receive high-profile premieres. The festival, which runs from Sept. 5-15, also features the debuts for James Mangold’s Ford v ...

TIFF Announces Canadian Doc ‘Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band’ Will Open the Festival

A first for the ages. TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente announced today that the World Premiere of Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, Daniel Roher’s riveting tale of Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band, will be the ...

Netflix Announces its Setting Up a Huge Film & Television Hub in Toronto

Netflix is officially set up shop in Toronto! The American streaming giant announced today in a in a press release that it will be setting up its own film and TV production hub in Toronto’s waterfront studio district. Netflix will be leasing space at both Cinespace Studios and Pinewood Studios in Toronto. Eight sound stages—four within each facility—will ...

Toronto International Film Festival: Emile Hirsch’s ‘Freaks,’ More Canadian Films Join Lineup

On Wednesday morning, The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its Canadian film lineup, including world premieres for the latest films by Maxime Giroux, Zach Lipovsky, Adam Stein and Thom Fitzgerald. Additionally, the festival will host world premieres for the Will Sasso-led The Grizzlies, directed by Miranda de Pencier; The Great Darkened Days, starring Sarah Gadon ...

Women’s March Set for 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival on Monday revealed plans for a sisters march to spotlight “systemic inequality” faced by women in the film industry for its upcoming 43rd edition. The Share Her Journey rally on Saturday, Sept. 8 will be held on the festival’s first weekend and along King Street, in front of the TIFF ...