What’s playing in Toronto this week? From the classic to the bizarre, from the backroom at Eyesore Cinema to the recently reopened Ontario Cinesphere, East End, West End, and everything in between, here are some of the best screenings taking place all over the city this week.
That Shelf spoke exclusively with the acclaimed filmmaker Jia Zhangke about his new film Ash is Purest White, his fascination with the gangster genre, the challenges of maintaining ones voice, and how to use Disco music.
From silent films to concert movies that have to be played LOUD, Toronto movie lovers continue to get spoiled by our city's wacky curators. Get all the details from this month's screening guide!
Watch away those January blues with free screenings, 4k restorations, 35mm presentations and an Up All Night film fest. Get all the detail's in this month's screening calendar!
Cinemas are offering a lot more than just Die Hard and It's a Wonderful Life screenings this month (though there are plenty of those as well). See it all in December's Toronto screening calendar!
Dork Shelf was lucky enough to get a chance to chat with the legendary art house provocateur Michael Haneke when he came to TIFF to premiere Happy End last fall. It was a shockingly playful chat from the Austrian auteur, involving smiles and giggles that we didn’t even know he was capable of.
Anyone anxious to experience some slow burn misery on the big screen this winter needn’t worry. Austrian auteur Michael Haneke is back with the delightfully ironically titled Happy End.
Phil Hanley is a stand-up comedian and star of the new film Sundowners, we caught up with him to chat about taking his first acting gig, his time as teen model in Europe, and what's on his Dork Shelf.
Director Jon Nguyen discusses his new documentary David Lynch: The Art Life, a fascinating new doc about the cult filmmaker’s early life and work as a painter.
Enter our contest to win Run of Engagement passes to see David Lynch: The Art Life (opening April 7th) at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Winners will also receive a poster for the film courtesy of Pacific Northwest Pictures.
In honour of TIFF's Rainer Fassbinder retrospective, we continue our own exploration of the auteur by looking at his depiction of love in several key works.
The TIFF Bell Lightbox is currently running a retrospective of Rainer Fassbinder's films so we're examining key titles from the prolific director's oeuvre and assessing their relevance today.
Inspired by the real-life artist Katsushika Hokusai and his daughters, Miss Hokusai is a stunning film about art, patriarchy, and independence.
HBO Canada's Toronto Pop-Up Shop is small and filled with goodies.
Dork Shelf is thrilled to be able to offer one lucky reader (and a guest) the chance to attend an exclusive advance screening of the Game of Thrones season 5 premiere on Monday, March 30!