Tag Archives: Roy Thompson Hall

TIFF ’10: Robert Redford’s ‘The Conspirator’ a compelling slice of American history

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A last-minute invitation to Roy Thompson Hall had me sitting down for the Gala premiere of Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” Saturday evening instead of heading back to the hotel room to write a longer “127 Hours” review. Last-minute schedule changes have been the norm at Toronto[...]

TIFF ’10: Lengthy delay almost derails Danny Boyle’s stunning ‘127 Hours’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Danny Boyle handled the situation about as well as he possibly could. “I have to stand before you and apologize for the delay,” the Oscar-winning director told a disgruntled crowd who’d gathered in the Scotiabank Saturday afternoon to watch Boyle’s latest, “127 Hours.” More than an[...]

TIFF ’10: Tom Hooper’s ‘King’s Speech’ declared an Oscar lock

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Strong buzz for Tom Hooper’s film created massive lines, and those hoping to rush the theater were left out in the cold. But plenty of others filled the seats at Roy Thompson Hall last night, and reaction to “King’s Speech” this morning is very strong …[...]

TIFF ’10: ‘The King’s Speech,’ here I come?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This worked for me this morning with “Black Swan,” so as I attempt to work my way into another anticipated screening, I’m going to post to the site and see if the TIFF gods are smiling down on me. Because Toronto is stacked with buzzworthy titles,[...]