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HEADSHOT: Which Territories Have The Action Flick And Global VOD Launch

Important information for anyone looking forward to the Mo Brothers' action epic Headshot. Deadline has broken news about which territories have acquired the rights for the Indonesian flick which had its World Premiere in TIFF's Midnight Madness program last weekend. ...

Toronto 2016: HELLO DESTROYER Clip Welcomes The Rookies To The Team

Hello Destroyer played to a sold out crowd at TIFF the other night. We have that stunning poster for you to look at and a clip from the film. Both you will find further down.  Hello Destroyer stars TIFF Rising Star...

Toronto 2016: Midnighter THE BELKO EXPERIMENT Gets Spring Release By Blumhouse's BH Tilt

The first deal of the festival goes to a selection from the Midnight Madness program. Greg McLean's The Belko Experiment debuted last night and today Deadline has reported that BH Tilt, the releasing company for Blumhouse Pictures, and Orion closed...

Toronto 2016: Watch The Trailer And Clip From The Icelandic Thriller THE OATH

The Oath, the latest film from Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (Everest and Jar City) is coming to TIFF this weekend. We have a trailer and a clip from the film to share with you.    The Oath marks the first time...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

Toronto 2016: "F##K The Small Talk, Let's Buy Some Guns" in Trailer For FREE FIRE

While we await word from our Anarchist-on-the-Ground Ryland about last night's premiere of Ben Wheatley's Free Fire A24 just dropped the trailer for it. Take a look for yourself. But beware, it be loaded with guns, violence and colorful language. ...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: BAR BAHAR (IN BETWEEN) Trailer Teases a Vibrant Experience

Our exclusive debut of the trailer for Bar Behar (In Between) reveals a vibrant experience. Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this coming Sunday, September 11, the movie revolves around three women who share...

SALT AND FIRE: XLrator Media Acquires Herzog's Eco-Thriller

Good news for Werner Herzog fans in North America. XLrator Media has acquired the North American rights for his latest eco-thriller Salt and Fire. The film stars Michael Shannon and is having its North American premiere at the Toronto International...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: INTERCHANGE Trailer Debuts an Unsettling Supernatural Noir

The first full trailer for Dain Said's Interchange gave me shivers, even though it's quite warm where I live. The supernatural noir is entirely unsettling, at least according to the imagery, sounds, and general atmosphe of the trailer. The film...

Teaser Trailer for BUSTER'S MAL HEART

Sarah Adina Smith wowed us a couple years ago with her supernatural drama, The Midnight Swim involving the complex emotional ecosystem of three sisters at the family cottage. She is back with Mr. Robot star Rami Malik at the centre of...

Check Out a BAD BATCH of Clips for Amirpour's Latest

Two clips have dropped for Ana Lily Amipour's sophomore feature, The Bad Batch. And as if they weren't enough to fill me with utter excitement to see this film, Anarchist Thomas Humphrey just dropped his glowing review of the film, calling it...

ARQ: New Trailer and Poster, As Twisty Sci-Fi Flick Heads to Toronto and Netflix

Don't you just hate waking up in the morning and getting smacked around by masked intruders? That's what happens to poor Robbie Amell in this sci-fi scenario that has more than a whiff of Groundhog Day in the time-looping element....

Exclusive HEADSHOT Poster Premiere Looks Badass

To say we're fans of Indonesian action around here is a bit of an understatement. So it's our great pleasure to debut the awesome poster for the Mo Bros (that's Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel, if anyone's asking) upcoming Headshot...

Toronto 2016 Exclusive: WITHOUT NAME Teaser and Poster, Ethereal and Mysterious

Our exclusive teaser for Without Name is very much a tease, suggesting a rich, ethereal and mysterious environment without giving away plot details. For that, we have this: Synopsis: Land surveyor Eric, alienated from urban existence and those who love...

MAUDITE POUTINE (SHAMBLES): Trailer Premiere For Karl Lemieux's Striking New Feature

For those of us of a certain age and cultural outlook - particularly for those of us Canadians of that age and outlook - Montreal based musical collective Godspeed You Black Emperor hold a very special place in the heart,...

DOG EAT DOG: RLJ Entertainment Grabs North American Rights For Paul Schrader's Kindnapping Flick

Ahead of it's North American premiere here in Toronto next month RLJ Entertainment has acquired the North American rights for Paul Schrader's Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe. As you will read in the press announcement excerpt...

Meet The Characters Of The Mo Brothers' HEADSHOT

The Raid star Iko Uwais anchors the cast of Headshot, the latest from Indonesian directing duo The Mo Brothers (Killers). And with the film's world premiere coming soon as part of the Toronto International Film Festival with the Indonesian theatrical...

Gritty South African Drama In VAYA Trailer

South Africa's Akin Omotoso is on something of a hot streak. Already a well known and respected actor seen in titles such as Blood Diamond, Shake Hands With The Devil and Lord Of War, Omotoso came to international attention as...

Kurosawa, Larrain and Denis Anchor The TIFF Platform Competition

The addition of the Platform competitive program at the Toronto International Film Festival - a festival which had, until that point, refused any sort of official competition throughout its entire lifespan - shook things up a little bit at the...

Toronto 2016 Vanguard Announcement Led by Amirpour, Du Welz, and Nacho Vigalondo

TIFF's Vanguard Program(me) always features some of the most innovative filmmakers on the international scene. Ana Lily Amirpour is just that and her debut feature A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night made everyone sit up and ask what else...