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TIFF 2021: ‘The Worst Person In The World’ Is An Unforgettable Look At Womanhood In Twelve Chapters

By: Myles Herod – If there was ever a genre created for Norwegian rom-coms, then The Worst Person In The World might be its Citizen Kane. Yes, this is a great film. It’s also an exciting and unbridled one, offering a portrait of a devil-may-care 29-year-old across 12 chapters (bookended by prologue and epilogue). Julie, the story’s heroine, … Continue reading

TIFF 2021: Joshua Jackson Hosts “Big Splash” Party at Iconic Windsor Arms Hotel

Photos by: Myles Herod – Monday evening saw Liquid Media Group’s in-person gala event, Big Splash, take place at Toronto’s iconic Windsor Arms Hotel. Hosted by Canadian actor Joshua Jackson (Dawson’s Creek, Dr Death), the formal setting – which happily complied with Covid-19 protocols – celebrated TIFF 2021 and its quest for bringing independent and … Continue reading

TIFF 2021: Jane Campion’s “The Power Of The Dog” Tackles Toxic Masculinity in the Prairie-Set Past

By: Myles Herod – New Zealand’s Jane Campion has been making world-class films for over 30 years. Although a decade has passed since her last full-length feature, The Power of the Dog marks a triumphant return and as potent a vision as she’s ever helmed. Based on the 1967 novel by Thomas Savage, the story centres on Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch), … Continue reading

TIFF 2021: A Touching Childhood Ghost Story Comes To Life In ‘Petite Maman’

By: Myles Herod – Children often see life much differently than adults do. Sometimes wide-eyed, but forever inquisitive. However, there also comes a time when every child discovers their world is not a gentle place, either. At the centre of Celine Sciamma’s quietly enchanting Petite Maman is such an impressionable youth named Nelly. Played by Joséphine Sanz (in … Continue reading

Preview: 10 Must-See Movies at TIFF 2020

By: Dakota Arsenault – The Toronto International Film Festival is going to look different this year. Normally the film world descends en masse to Toronto for a week and a half, making it the premiere destination to have your movie seen. The festival has crowned five movies with the People’s Choice Award (the highest honour … Continue reading

TIFF Boombox returns with “Heroes vs. Villains”

By: Staff – Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Do you have what it takes to leave your ordinary life behind and enter a world of extraordinarily high stakes and jaw-dropping adventure? Battle lines … Continue reading

Photos: TIFF Boombox 2018

Photos by: Morgan Harris – Last night, TIFF hosted their annual Boombox fundraiser event to ensure they can continue their work in film-based education, community outreach, film preservation, and filmmaker development. The evening took attendees into a dark world of ghouls, glam, and classic horror as the TIFF Lightbox was spooked up with entertainment, performances, and killer … Continue reading

Photos: The Best Looks of TIFF 2018

By: Staff – With the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), celebrities stepped up their style game and 2018 was no different. Whether it was Timothee Chalamet’s experimental black suit with white mottled pattern, Penelope Cruz in classic black lace, or Viola Davis’ mesmerizing black dress and bold statement necklace combo, this year’s festival was one to remember.

Interview: Unbuttoned Talks “Liquid”, Composing For Film, & Giving Back

By: Curtis Sindrey – Summer 2017 marks the return of Unbuttoned to the independent music scene as they released their sophomore album, Liquid, on August 8th. Unbuttoned has continued to surprise even themselves in their self-exploration. After their 2014 debut album, Planes, the band spent three years developing what would become their forthcoming LP Liquid. The process found Unbuttoned spending weeks … Continue reading

Festival Music House Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Returning to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for its eighth year, Festival Music House (FMH) today announced its all-star lineup of Canadian talent taking the stage at this year’s concert. Happening Sunday, September 10 at Velvet Underground (508 Queen St. W.), the exclusive TIFF-time favourite event connects film and television tastemakers … Continue reading

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