TIFF's programmers have once again compiled an enviable slate for movie-loving audiences. Still, with 366 films in total, one might understandably feel overwhelmed by the Toronto film festival's vast offerings.There are inevitably films each year that separate from the overall pack, whether due to powerhouse performers, the return of a talented filmmaker, buzz from a previous outing or perhaps an auspicious debut. CBC News highlights TIFF-bound films already causing chatter among moviegoers.
From Grimes and Metz to revived collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Canadians acts are delighting fans in the Land of the Midnight Sun, according to CBC's Laura Thompson, who is bouncing and banging along at Oslo's Øya Festival.
In his first U.S.-set film in years, Woody Allen offers his most serious -- almost sinister, in fact -- efforts in years. Blue Jasmine stars Cate Blanchett in an Oscar-worthy turn as a delusional, vodka-soaked Wall Street wife whose world comes crashing down around her.
The interwebs are buzzing about the pitch-perfect first trailer for David O. Russell's upcoming '70s-era caper flick/drama American Hustle, starring Oscar-worthy collaborators Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner. Set to classic Zeppelin and showcasing wild and sweaty '70s hair and fashion, the teaser is all style.