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Toronto Flashback: Terence Stamp Sang His Way to Success in 2012

Terence Stamp managed to fulfill a longstanding dream to sing onscreen when Song for Marion closed the 37th Toronto Film Festival in 2012 — and in doing so, he was able to put a lingering…

Toronto 2021 According To Director Manny Perez

What is your favorite impression about Toronto? The people, the city… It’s like being in New York City, but everyone is polite, kind and nice. The most inaccurate thing about Canadians proved…

Toronto: Read THR’s Day 2 Digital Festival Daily

The Hollywood Reporter has released its second Toronto International Film Festival digital daily issue, which features a look at Dionne Warwick’s new documentary, a conversation with Antoine…

Toronto: Arman Julian to Develop Italian Holocaust Memoir as Movie (Exclusive)

Indie producer Arman Julian has secured the film rights to Siamo Qui, Siamo Vivi (We Are Here, We Are Alive), a true-life account by writer Roberto Mazzoli based on the diaries of Dr. Alfredo…

Barry Levinson on Directing ‘The Survivor’ and Whether He’ll Tackle a Donald Trump Film

Barry Levinson has a film and TV track record few Hollywood directors can match. He earned the best director Oscar for Rain Man in 1999 and helmed classics like Diner (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam…

‘The Mad Women’s Ball’ Director Melanie Laurent on Why She Set Out to Make a Period Piece From a Female Perspective

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds was French actress Melanie Laurent’s breakout role in Hollywood, and she followed that up with starring roles in Now You See Me and 6…

Toronto: Justine Bateman on Her Directing Debut ‘Violet’ and Why She Won’t Support a ‘Family Ties’ Reboot

During the 2017 incarnation of the Toronto International Film Festival, where Justine Bateman debuted her short Five Minutes, she carved out some time to catch other filmmaker’s premieres…

Toronto: Are Theatrical Windows Making a Comeback?

Toronto couldn’t have wished for a better opening-day present. Last weekend’s $90 million four-day box office haul for Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings meant the 2021…

Toronto: Antoine Fuqua, Jake Gyllenhaal on Reteaming for ‘The Guilty’ and Completing the Film in 11 Days

Days before production kicked off in November on the real-time thriller The Guilty, director Antoine Fuqua was forced to quarantine after a close contact tested positive for COVID. He wound…

Toronto: Dionne Warwick Dishes on New Documentary, Concern for Britney Spears and Her Secret to Conquering Twitter

Dionne Warwick is sitting on a bed in her South Orange, New Jersey, home. A calendar with a fluffy white Pomeranian bounding across a beach hangs on the wall behind her, providing the room’s…

‘A Banquet’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Ruth Paxton's feature debut watches as a teen's nihilistic epiphany tortures her already traumatized mother.

‘Earwig’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

French filmmaker Lucile Hadžhalilović ('Evolution,' 'Innocence') directs her first English-language feature in this twisted tale of frozen teeth and postwar malaise.