indieWIRE offers a select take of Toronto 2008 news around the world.
The Sun’s Bruce Kirkland examines, in his opinion, the move from democratic to elitist policy at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Toronto Sun]
More Fun, Less Politics
Michael Cieply takes a look at some of the light films premiering at Toronto this year, including “Rock’n’Rolla,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” and “Appaloosa.” [NYT]
Variety’s John Anderson reviews the romantic comedy “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist“. [VAR]
Indie Finance Worries at TIFF
TIFF attendees discuss the dire financial situation in the independent/specialty film world. [Globe and Mail]
Short and sweet summaries of the happenings around festival land. [Globe and Mail]
Sales at TIFF see Asian films raise interest among buyers. [HR]
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