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‘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.

How ‘Dune’ Cinematographer Greig Fraser Created the Look of Denis Villeneuve’s Sci-Fi Epic

Greig Fraser has always let fear been his guide. “I don’t take on projects I don’t get nervous about, fear is always a part of it,” the Oscar-nominated cinematographer (Lion, Zero Dark…

Toronto: Jason Priestley to Direct Suspense Thriller ‘Projekt M’ for Samizdat Pictures (Exclusive)

Samizdat Pictures has tapped Jason Priestley to direct its suspense thriller Projekt M. Inglorious Basterds actor Richard Sammel is already on board for a lead role in the Canada-<a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/t/spain/" id="auto-tag_spain_1"…

Toronto 2021 According to Distributor Andrew Frank

What I miss most about not being there is … Not being there! (I moved to Montreal.) What I don’t miss about Toronto is … The stress and guilt of being a ghost to your family while…

Toronto: Krysty Wilson-Cairns Talks Sleazy Inspiration for ‘Last Night in Soho’

Krysty Wilson-Cairns first heard the idea for Last Night in Soho — the horror thriller that stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin McKenzie — from director Edgar Wright while dining at a sleazy…

Matt Smith Says ‘Last Night in Soho’ Is a “Love Letter” to London

Smith — already something of a British icon thanks to stints as the Doctor on Doctor Who and Prince Philip on The Crown — stars alongside Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin McKenzie in Edgar…

Toronto Hidden Gem: ‘A Banquet’ Mixes Family Descent and Eating Disorders

It’s hard to know what to call Ruth Paxton‘s female-led horror pic A Banquet. Yes, the Scottish filmmaker’s debut feature is a discomforting body horror movie, but it has no jump scares or ghosts…

‘Free Solo’ Distributor Greenwich Signs Canadian Deal with levelFILM

Toronto-based distributor levelFILM has signed a multi-year deal with Greenwich Entertainment to handle all of Greenwich’s films in Canada. The deal, which The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed…

Top Film Funder Talks Canadian Industry Targeting Racial Parity: “This Is Doable”

Telefilm Canada, the top Canadian indie film financier, insists it has reached some initial goals on racial parity while promising to do more on diversity and inclusion efforts. “We have been really

Toronto: First Look at Bruce Willis in Action Thriller ‘Fortress’

Bruce Willis is on the lookout in the first look photo for Fortress, an action thriller set in a top-secret resort for retired U.S. intelligence officers. The story take place when a group…

Toronto: Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Gigi Zumbado Board Action-Thriller ‘The Price We Pay’ (Exclusive)

Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild, Speed Racer) and Stephen Dorff (Immortals, Public Enemies) have joined Ryûhei Kitamura’s action-thriller The Price We Pay, which flew under the radar and recently…