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Full coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival, including movie reviews of the biggest TIFF premieres and interviews with breakout stars



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Michael Fassbender in Shame

Michael Fassbender in Shame

Toronto Film Festival 2011

A preamble: the eight films we're most excited about

From a schedule aching with choices, here's what's unmissable.

Werner Herzog, David Cronenberg and heaviness

Yes, we're chastising a therapy movie for being too talky.

Take This Waltz, Damsels in Distress and more

Director Sarah Polley is still a shaper of fine performances.

Steve McQueen's Shame, a new NYC classic

And then, like that, Toronto offers up a title that makes attendance so rewarding.

Toronto halftime report

Unions dissolved, guilt reigned and faith in film thrived.

Moneyball and going by the numbers

Brad Pitt stars in an intelligent and propulsive piece of locker-room drama.

Alexander Payne's The Descendants

Maybe it's churlish to criticize a movie so gentle and big-hearted.

Dark Horse, Paradise Lost 3 and more

Sometimes it's hard to tell if the filmmakers are kidding.

Twilight Portrait and other surprises

TIFF never fails to surprise, and not always in the nicest of ways.

Q&A: Coriolanus' Ralph Fiennes

The actor discusses his Bard-tastic directorial debut.

Q&A: Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud

The Persepolis team switches to live-action in Chicken with Plums.

Q&A: Kill List's Ben Wheatley

A British filmmaker turns to horror.

David Fear's five favorites

A handful of keepers from this year's edition of TIFF.

Joshua Rothkopf's five favorites

Keep an eye out for these titles, the best of the fest.

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Festival information

What is TIFF?

Originally known as the "Festival of Festivals" in 1976, the Toronto International Film Festival has become the most comprehensive and prestigious cinema showcase of the fall season. This year's edition will present 393 features, 143 of which are world premieres.

When is TIFF?

When is TIFF? This year, the fest runs September 4–14 2014.

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