We chat with Taylor Kitsch and Liane Balaban about their new film The Grand Seduction, Tim Riggins, the people who've made them feel special, and Hugh Jackman.
Don McKellar's remake of The Grand Seduction is a warmhearted, laid back comedy that might not be too original, but it hits the mark everywhere that counts.
We sat down with Canadian actor Mark Critch to talk about returning to Newfoundland for his role in The Grand Seduction, the culture of the island, lead actor Brendan Gleeson's attention to detail, and we use his famed impression of talk show host George Stroumboulopoulos to talk about the difference between accents and impressions.
Tomorrow night the best and brightest in Canadian movies and television get celebrated with the Canadian Screen Awards (airing on CBC at 8:00pm, hosted by Martin Short). Our Film and Performing Arts editor looks at this year's nominees, makes a couple of predictions, and wonders aloud why only technically three of the Best Feature nominees have actually been released in theatres.
Here it is! Your one-stop guide to all of our reviews, interviews, and features for anything and everything involving the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Keep checking back throughout the day as new reviews, interviews, and features are being added all the time!
Dork Shelf talks to director and actor Don McKellar about his return to feature film directing with The Grand Seduction (debuting Sunday September 8th at TIFF) and about how people perceived his time away from filmmaking, the script that tempted him to come back, shooting on location in Trinity Bay, the different stresses between city filming and country filming, and what Gleeson brought to his role and to the set.
The first batch of films for this year's Toronto International Film Festival were announced this morning - including opening night film The Fifth Estate - and here's a look at what cinephiles have to look forward to starting this September the 5th.