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Toronto ’12 Wrap Up: Which movies helped their Oscar chances? Is Silver Linings Playbook the film to beat? – AWARDS ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: My approach to the Toronto International Film Festival was slightly different from years past. Instead of pausing between screenings to comment on films as they played, I sprinted from one movie to the next, collecting impressions like a kid gathering colorful Easter eggs on a Sunday morning[...]

TIFF ’12: “The Master,” “On the Road” and new De Palma confirmed

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A lengthy second wave of Gala and Special Presentation programming has been announced for the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, including this year’s Closing Night Film, which will be Paul Andrew Williams’ “Song for Marion,” with Terence Stamp and Gemma Arterton. It will mark the film’s World[...]

“Shame,” “The Raid” and “Pariah” build TIFF 2011 buzz

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The big story at TIFF this year – or the buzziest buzz film, at the very least – has been “The Raid,” a Midnight Madness film that wasn’t on very many radars heading into the fest but now has become the hot ticket and the topic of[...]

Toronto quick takes on “Descendants,” “The Artist” and more – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Last night, I fell in love with my first movie at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. This morning, it happened again. We’ve already reached that tipping point of TIFF, where great movie experiences are stacking up on top of each other, and there’s no time to[...]

“Melancholia,” “We Need to Talk About Kevin” kick start TIFF 2011 coverage – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival is underway, and I’m staring at back-to-back, five-movie days Thursday and Friday. But where else in the world can a voracious cine-geek move from one Cannes buzzer (Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia”) to another (Lynne Ramsay’s “We Need to Talk About Kevin”)[...]

10 films flying under the TIFF 2011 radar – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And we’re off. Later today, I’ll board a plane en route to Canada, where I’ll cover my seventh consecutive Toronto International Film Festival. As expected, TIFF has programmed a treasure trove of cinematic events, making it nearly impossible to cover every film on one’s wish list. Is[...]

5 films (surprisingly) not screening at TIFF – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Earlier today, we celebrated a slew of films that had been added to the slate for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, with eight Galas and 17 Special Presentations leading the charge. Films like David Hare’s “Page Eight,” selected as the fest’s Closing Night Film, join previously[...]

Toronto digs in to Vanguard, Real to Reel and Midnight programming – TIFF ’11

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Programmers for next month’s Toronto International Film Festival continued to pull back the curtain on films that are scheduled to screen in the festival’s annual Vanguard, Real to Reel, City to City, Midnight Madness programs and beyond. Weeks after revealing that this year’s festival would open on[...]

Toronto 2011’s spectacular, star-studded first wave announced – TIFF ’11

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Programmers for the Toronto International Film Festival pulled back the curtains on the first wave of films scheduled to be shown at this year’s event, and as expected, it was a staggeringly impressive blend of star-studded dramas, anticipated international features, and awards hopefuls. Among the names of[...]

TIFF ’10: Five unforgettable moments from this year’s fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This year’s Toronto International Film Festival surprised me on so many levels: quality of film; accessibility to events; friendliness of the TIFF volunteers and staff; even the weather, which gave attendees a taste of fall … even if we only experienced fresh air for a few minutes[...]
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