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The 2015 Indiewire TIFF Bible: All the Reviews, Interviews and News Posted During The Festival

The 2015 Indiewire TIFF Bible: All the Reviews, Interviews and News Posted During The Festival

REVIEWS

Toronto Review: Is ‘Demolition’ The Next Big Stop on Jake Gyllenhaal’s Rise to Leading Man Glory?

Toronto Review: Has Michael Moore Gone Soft? With ‘Where to Invade Next,’ He Changes His Tune

Toronto Review: Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ is the Anti-‘Interstellar’

Toronto Review: Sandra Bullock Carries ‘Our Brand is Crisis,’ Another Surprise From David Gordon Green

Toronto Review: Robert Redford is Dan Rather in ‘Truth,’ But Cate Blanchett Runs the Show

Toronto Review: Bryan Cranston Enters the Biopic Game With Uneven ‘Trumbo’

Toronto Review: ‘The Danish Girl’ Isn’t As Groundbreaking As It Thinks

Toronto Review: Juno Temple Steals the Show in Surface-Skimming’ ‘Len and Company’

Toronto Review: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore Are Convincing Lovers, But ‘Freeheld’ Can’t Match Up

Toronto Review: Ben Wheatley’s ‘High Rise’ Stars Tom Hiddelston in a Demented Class War

Toronto Review: ‘Cromo’ Puts the Sexy Back Into Environmental Studies

Toronto Review: With ‘Maggie’s Plan,’ Greta Gerwig Officially Owns Her Own Genre

Toronto Review: Fashion and Fantasy Stitch Uneasily Together in Kate Winslet-Starring ‘The Dressmaker’

Toronto Review: ‘Thru You Princess’ is an Essential Tale for the Digital Age

Toronto Review: With Season 2 of ‘The Returned,’ the Best Mystery on TV is Back

Toronto Review: ‘Closet Monster’ Is the Only Coming-of-Age Tale With a Talking Hamster That You Will Ever Need

Toronto Review: How ‘Hardcore’ Attempts a New Kind of Cinema

Toronto Review: ‘Neon Bull’ is the Great Discovery of This Year’s Festival

Toronto Review: Despite Limited High Notes, ‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’ Can’t Best the Power of ‘Amy’

INTERVIEWS

Toronto: Why ‘Sicario’ Star Emily Blunt Keeps Getting Put On the ‘Strong Woman’ Short List

Toronto: Why ‘Sicario’ Director Denis Villeneuve Plunged Back Into Darkness With a Female-Driven Crime Drama

Toronto: Dan Rather Gets Emotional at World Premiere of Fact-Based ‘Truth’

Toronto: ‘Trapped’ Creator Baltasar Kormakur on Getting Into TV and Celebrating Iceland

Toronto: The Real Star of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ is Abraham Attah – and the Casting Director Who Found Him

Toronto: Saoirse Ronan on Why the Real Heart of Her Romantic Drama ‘Brooklyn’ Isn’t What You’d Expect

Toronto: Why ‘Freeheld’ Star Julianne Moore Thinks Her New Drama Reflects a Changing Culture

Toronto: Why ‘Room’ Star Brie Larson Promises to Always Bring An Independent Spirit to Her Work

Toronto: How Director Drake Doremus Injected His Obsession With Love Into Sci-Fi Outing ‘Equals’

Toronto: How ‘Brooklyn’ Director John Crowley Avoids Earnestness In His Emotion-Driven Films

Watch: Charlie Kaufman Explains Why Making Movies ‘Sucks’ (TIFF Talk)

Watch: László Nemes on Why ‘Son of Saul’ is a ‘Completely Unique’ Holocaust Film (TIFF Talk)

Toronto: Why ‘Into the Forest’ Filmmaker Patricia Rozema Is Only Making Female-Led Films From Now On

Watch: Why ‘Southbound’ Producers Roxanne Benjamin and Brad Miska Choose to Be Indie (TIFF Talk)

Toronto: Even ‘Mississippi Grind’ Filmmakers Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden Were Blown Away By Ben Mendelsohn

Toronto: ‘Keith Richards: Under the Influence’ Director on Filming a Legend: ‘Keith Doesn’t Give a F*ck’

Toronto: Why ‘Louder Than Bombs’ Filmmaker Joachim Trier Hates Labeling His Work and You Should, Too

Watch: Jean Dujardin Charges the Audience While Talking the Romance of ‘Un Plus Une’ (TIFF Talk)

ANALYSIS

PODCAST: How to Cope With the Massive Toronto Lineup

Toronto: Why NBC’s ‘Heroes Reborn’ Makes Sense at A Film Fest

PODCAST: Here’s Why Oscar Season Just Got Real (Live from TIFF)

AWARDS

Toronto: ‘Room’ Wins TIFF’s People’s Choice Award; Plus All Other Award Winners Announced

Exclusive: ‘Black’ Wins Dropbox Discovery Programme Filmmakers Award at TIFF

IN-STUDIO PICTURES

TIFF 2015: Here Are the Year’s Best Collaborations (Photos)

ACQUISITIONS

IFC Films Acquires Wim Wenders’ 3D Drama ‘Every Thing Will Be Fine’

Search Engine and Honora Acquire TIFF Taliban Thriller ‘Kilo Two Bravo’

Ridley Scott Launches New Genre Division With ‘The Twisted’ at TIFF

Drafthouse Films Picks Up Mads Mikkelsen TIFF Comedy ‘Men and Chicken’

Oscilloscope Acquires Penélope Cruz TIFF Drama ‘Ma Ma’

Strand Acquires LGBT Love Story ‘Summertime’ Ahead of TIFF Premiere

The Orchard & HBO Aquire TIFF Doc ‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble’

Kino Lorber Acquires Silver Bear Winner ‘Ixcanul’

Momentum Pictures Acquires Lance Armstrong Biopic ‘The Program’

Bleecker Street Acquires Helen Mirren Drone Warfare Drama ‘Eye in the Sky’

TIFF Pre-Sales Include New Films From Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain and James Franco

Momentum Pictures Acquires Donald and Kiefer Sutherland Western ‘Forsaken’

Satine Films Acquires Belgian TIFF Thriller ‘The Ardennes’

A24 Acquires John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’

Paramount Acquires Charlie Kaufman’s Stop-Motion ‘Anomalisa’

A24 Acquires Ellen Page Apocalypse Drama ‘Into the Forest’

Magnolia Pictures Acquires Foreign Language Oscar Entry ‘The Wave’

Lionsgate Picks Up TIFF Thriller ‘London Fields’ for U.S. Distribution

A24 and DirecTV Acquire Emma Roberts and Keirnan Shipka Thriller ‘February’

Magnolia Pictures Acquires Terence Davies’ TIFF Beauty ‘Sunset Song’

Focus World Acquires Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick Action Rom-Com ‘Mr. Right’

STX Entertainment Acquires TIFF Midnight Madness Winner ‘Hardcore’

CLIPS/TRAILERS/POSTERS

Watch: Eddie Redmayne Becomes ‘The Danish Girl’ in First Trailer for Awards Contender

Watch: Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore Face Life-Shattering News in Heartfelt ‘Miss You Already’ Trailer

Watch: The Consequences of Drone Warfare are Deadly in Exclusive ‘Full Contact’ Trailer

Exclusive ‘Neon Bull’ Poster Gives TIFF and Venice an Exotic Splash of Color

Watch: Sex, Drugs and Nicholas Hoult Go Bonkers in NSFW ‘Kill Your Friends’ Trailer

Watch: Ridley Scott and Matt Damon Blast Off in Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘The Martian’ Trailer

Watch: A Mother Must Survive a Harrowing Israeli Prison in Exclusive ‘3,000 Nights’ Trailer

Watch: Politics, Identity and Family Converge for a Second Life in Exclusive ‘P.S. Jerusalem’ TIFF Trailer

Watch: War Lord Idris Elba Reigns Over Harrowing ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Teaser

Watch: Idris Elba and Child Soldiers Wage War in Grueling ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Trailer

Watch: Taissa Farmiga and Malin Akerman Are Stuck in an 80’s Slasher Film in ‘The Final Girls’ Trailer

Watch: Uncover the Raw Feelings Behind Canada’s Most Legendary Poet in TIFF Doc ‘Al Purdy Was Here’

Watch: Meet the People of Iran in Berlin Golden Bear Winner ‘Jafar Panahi’s Taxi’ Trailer

Watch: Solve the Anti-Mystery of ‘The Missing Girl’ in Exclusive TIFF Trailer

Watch: Exclusive ‘Demon’ Trailer is Eerie, Bloody and Very NSFW

Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Battles Grief and Repetition in ‘Demolition’ Trailer

Watch: Exclusive ‘Very Big Shot’ Trailer and Poster is Full of Violent Lebanese Cocaine Traders

Exclusive ‘Sky’ Poster Foreshadows Haunting TIFF Drama

Watch: Meet LGBT Activist Marsha P. Johnson in New ‘Stonewall’ Clip

Watch: Debut ‘James White’ Trailer is a Devastating, Disorienting Heartbreaker

Watch: Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Get Political in ‘Our Brand in Crisis’ Trailer

Exclusive: Never-Before-Seen Poster for TIFF Stunner ‘The Waiting Room’

Watch: ‘The Forbidden Room’ Trailer, Because You Won’t Believe How Bizarre Guy Maddin’s Latest Head Trip Gets

Watch: Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Meet Cute in ‘Freeheld’ Clip

Watch: Tom Hiddleston Sings His Heart Out as Hank Williams in ‘I Saw the Light’ Clip

Watch: Exclusive ’25 April’ Trailer Animates New Zealand’s WWII Invasion of Turkey

Watch: Donald Glover and Kristen Wiig Bring us Back to Earth in ‘The Martian’ Clip

Watch: Four Women are ‘Parched’ for Freedom in Exclusive TIFF Clip

Watch: Michael Moore Wants to Make America Great Again in ‘Where to Invade Next’ Teaser

Watch: ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ Gets Emotional in Heartbreaking New Clip

Watch: A Geologist Makes a Discovery with Disastrous Results in Exclusive ‘The Wave’ Clip

Watch: ‘I Smile Back’ Trailer Shows Sarah Silverman Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before

Watch: Exclusive ‘The Ardennes’ Clip is a Sinister Trip to the Country You Won’t Forget

Watch: ‘Truth’ Clip Has the First Glimpse of Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in Action

Watch: Exclusive ‘Endorphin’ Trailer is a Subconscious Mind-Bender

Watch: Feel the Autumn Chill in Exclusive ‘Our Loved Ones’ Clip

Watch: NSFW ‘Hardcore’ Trailer is an Insane POV Experience

Watch: Kiefer and Donald Sutherland Go Back to the Old West in ‘Forsaken’ Clip

Watch: Emma Watson Fights for Love in ‘Colonia’ Trailer

Watch: Exclusive ‘Full Contact’ Clip and Poster Will See Into Your Soul

Watch: Meet Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble in Exclusive ‘The Music of Strangers’ Clip

Watch: Sex With a Ghost Has Dire Consequences in ‘Lace Crater’ Trailer

PRE-FESTIVAL COVERAGE

7 Hidden Gems from the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup

Toronto International Film Festival Announces In Conversation With… Program, Including Sarah Silverman and Julianne Moore

Reality Checks: Is Toronto’s Documentary Market About To Boom?

TIFF Artistic Director Cameron Bailey On The Promise of Canadian Cinema

Jason Reitman Staging ‘The Princess Bride’ TIFF Live Read

The Indiewire 2015 Fall Preview: The 27 Festival Films We’re Most Excited to See

The Indiewire 2015 Fall Preview: The 15 Films We’ve Already Seen (And You Won’t Want to Miss)

The Indiewire 2015 Fall Preview: The 28 Films We’re Most Excited to See (That We Haven’t Seen Yet)

Toronto International Film Festival Announces City to City and Wavelengths Slates, Including Major Installation by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Toronto International Film Festival Adds New Galas and Special Presentations, Including ‘Mr. Right,’ ‘I Saw the Light,’ ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ and ‘Equals’

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Titles: New Ridley Scott and Cary Fukunaga Films Top List, ‘Demolition’ to Open

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals Midnight Madness and Vanguard Slate, Including ‘Love,’ ‘Hardcore’ and ‘Green Room’

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils World Cinema Slate; Includes New Films From Athina Rachel Tsangari, Sion Sono and Anne Sewitsky

TIFF’s First-Ever TV Lineup Includes Jason Reitman’s ‘Casual’ and ‘Heroes Reborn’

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Inaugural Platform Lineup, Including World Premiere of Ben Wheatley’s ‘High-Rise’

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