As we cross the Canadian border and return home, it’s time to wrap up the most comprehensive film festival cinema has to offer. Concluding this past weekend, no other event in the world does a better job of previewing what’s to come this fall than the Toronto International Film Festival.
During the ten-day stretch we saw many films, but its time to highlight our ten favorites (fall fest premieres only), so click the titles or images to see our reviews in full form. Then check out the rest of our takes below from correspondents on the ground including Jared Mobarak, John Fink, Ethan Vestby, Christopher Schobert and Minhee Bae. Thanks for following our coverage and stay tuned on updates as the films below see releases.
Anna Karenina (Joe Wright)
Cloud Atlas (Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer)
Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)
The Impossible (Juan Antonio Bayona)
Inch’Allah (Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette)
The Place Beyond the Pines (Derek Cianfrance)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)
To the Wonder (Terrence Malick)
Twice Born (Sergio Castellitto)
(click titles for reviews, if available)
The Good: Baby Blues, Berberian Sound Studio, Blancanieves, Byzantium, The Company You Keep, Far Out Isn’t Far Enough, Hellbenders, Imagine, The Lords of Salem, Seven Psychopaths, Ship of Theseus, Shores of Hope, What Richard Did, When I Saw You, White Elephant
The So-So: Aftershock, At Any Price, The Color of the Chameleon, The Crimes of Mike Recket, Greetings From Tim Buckley, Here Comes the Devil, Hotel Transylvania, In Another Country, Janeane From Des Moines, A Late Quartet, A Liar’s Autobiography, The Time Being, Something in the Air, The Suicide Shop
Other TIFF Films We’ve Already Seen: Amour, Antiviral, Beyond the Hills, The Hunt, Laurence Anyways, Like Someone in Love, The Master, Me and You, No, On the Road, Reality, Room 237, Rust & Bone, The Sessions, Sightseers, Smashed, The We and the I
Did you attend TIFF? What were your favorite films?
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