Michael C. Hall, "Kill Your Darlings"
For eight seasons Michael C. Hall has killed well over 100 people on "Dexter." In a nice change of pace John Krokidas' acclaimed debut "Kill Your Darlings" has Hall playing the victim at the other end of the blade.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Twelve Years A Slave"
Chiwetel Ejiofor is hardly a newcomer, but none of his previous performances garnered the acclaim being heaped on to his top role in Steve McQueen's "Twelve Years A Slave."Ejiofor sat down with Indiewire to discuss why he hesitated before accepting the role and then eventually prepared himself for it.
Bruce LaBruce, "Gerontophilia"
Hometown bad boy Bruce LaBruce is back at the Toronto International Film Festival with what could be described as a sort of gay "Harold and Maude" (though LaBruce prefers "a reverse 'Lolita'").
Jason Bateman, "Bad Words"
Jason Bateman has come a long way from the punchy little kid watched in living rooms all over America in the 80s. Indiewire spoke to Bateman about coming back from near obscurity and his directorial debut, "Bad Words."
Denis Villeneuve, "Enemy" / "Prisoners"
After doing Canada proud by garnering a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination in 2010 for "Incendies," Villeneuve returns to Toronto with not one but two features, both starring his muse and bud, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Matthew Weiner, "You Are Here"
"Mad Men" creator and scribe Matthew Weiner comes to TIFF this year with his feature directorial debut, "You Are Here." Thompson on Hollywood's Anne Thompson sat down with Weiner to discuss his foray into filmmaking and the beginning of the end for "Mad Men."
Josh Brolin, "Labor Day"
Jason Reitman puts Josh Brolin's ruggedly handsome features and deep well of vulnerability to powerful use in "Labor Day," where he plays a convicted murderer who woos a bored housewife played by Kate Winslet. Indiewire sat down with Brolin to discuss the film, working with Winslet, and why he found the role so challenging
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Enough Said"
Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener ("Please Give") was joined by her cast, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener and Toni Collete, for her new film "Enough Said" at the Toronto International Film Festival which wrapped yesterday. The film centers Louis-Dreyfus as a recently divorced mother in pursuit of a new lover.