TIFF Bell Lightbox

Thought Bubble: Now Where Was I…

In honour of the TIFF Bell Lightbox's Back to the 90s series, our 90s raised film editor tries to remember when he saw each of the films playing and how he felt back then (complete with a special "mixtape").

Fast Five: Godard Part II

Daunted by the enormity of TIFF's retrospective of the challenging late cinema of Jean-Luc Godard? Here are five great places to start.

Interview: Emmanuel Shirinian

We talk to Emmanuel Shirinian, director of the Canadian black comedy It Was You Charlie about his film's unlikable character, creating a time shifting narrative, his influences, and creating a different kind of brotherly dynamic.

Play It Again, TIFF

Anchored by a week long run of a restoration of The Godfather Part II, the TIFF Bell Lightbox takes a look at some of history's greatest sequels with their latest film series.

The TIFF Altman Companion (Part 1)

In the first part of our look back at the career of prolific and hard to pigeonhole director Robert Altman (in honour of his TIFF retrospective, kicking off tonight), Andrew Parker and Phil Brown look at some of their favourite works from one of the greatest filmmakers to ever live.

Interview: Sara Driver

We talk to filmmaker Sara Driver on the eve of a TIFF Bell Lightbox retrospective of her work about her influences, ghosts that have stayed with her, and what working in New York City used to be like.

Fast Five: Jim Jarmusch’s Cinema of Cool

In honour of the TIFF Bell Lightbox kicking off a retrospective dedicated to one of America's best filmmakers this week, we count down our five favourite films from the reigning king of indie coolness, Jim Jarmusch.

Interview: Mamoru Oshii

We briefly get the chance to talk to anime pioneer Mamoru Oshii right before he takes the stage at the TIFF Bell Lightbox for an In Conversation session tonight that kicks off a brief retrospective of the master animator's finest work.