Toronto film festival 2015

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Jeremy Irons: ‘I have the natural tendency of a benign dictator’
The veteran actor’s run of flawed gentlemen continues with his roles in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and High-Rise. He explains his trouble with democracy – and why his statue of buddha is so important

Catherine Shoard

24, Mar, 2016 @4:09 PM

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Riots break out at cinema showing acclaimed teen street gang drama
Police called in after underage filmgoers sneak into screening of award-winning film, a Romeo and Juliet drama involving rival Brussels street gangs

Ben Child

13, Nov, 2015 @1:30 PM

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Ridley Scott meets Julie Bishop to discuss plans to film in Australia
The director of Alien and Blade Runner met the foreign minister who said she would take the matter up with the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull

Monica Tan

30, Sep, 2015 @3:09 AM

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Female film-makers poorly represented at major film festivals
Survey reveals just 13% of directors featured at Venice were women, while the Toronto total was 26%

Andrew Pulver

22, Sep, 2015 @4:07 PM

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'Treat me like a walrus': complete the oddest Toronto film festival quotes
With this year’s Tiff now over, are you able to complete the most intriguing one-liners from some of the fest’s biggest films?

Benjamin Lee

22, Sep, 2015 @2:22 PM

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Norman Reedus: 'I took a picture of the back of Martin Short's head'
The actor best known as The Walking Dead’s Daryl Dixon on haunting new movie Sky, compassion for migrants, how masculinity evolves as you get older – and being asked for endless selfies

Catherine Shoard

22, Sep, 2015 @7:49 AM

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Oscars 2016: a look at early frontrunners after the Toronto film festival
Although many key premieres at the 40th edition of Tiff disappointed, the festival still gave many clear pointers as to how the awards season will play out

Nigel M Smith

21, Sep, 2015 @4:12 PM

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Toronto film festival 2015: watch the awards ceremony with us - live!
Will the voters tick the box for Michael Moore’s pre-election polemic? Or can they handle Truth? Join us as the prizes are dished out at Tiff’s 40th edition

Catherine Shoard and Benjamin Lee

20, Sep, 2015 @6:17 PM

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Room wins Toronto film festival's People's Choice Award
Lenny Abrahamson’s adaptation of the Emma Donoghue bestseller about a woman trapped in a room with her young son has taken the festival’s top prize, generally reckoned as a key Oscars indicator

Catherine Shoard

20, Sep, 2015 @6:10 PM

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Toronto film festival 2015 – is there an Oscar in town?
Curios and documentaries outshone the glut of middling biopics and fact-based films brazenly touting for Oscars

Catherine Shoard

20, Sep, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Mr Right review - Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell in wack hitman comedy
The new film from screenwriter Max Landis, who has called for more originality in Hollywood, is a rip-off of Grosse Pointe Blank and Dexter, where exhausted ideas pile up with the body count

Henry Barnes

18, Sep, 2015 @9:57 PM

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Roland Emmerich: being gay in Hollywood has been easy
The Independence Day director spoke about avoiding labels while promoting his new LGBT drama Stonewall at the Toronto film festival

Benjamin Lee

18, Sep, 2015 @8:35 PM

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