Revisiting TIFF 2014: What We Do in the Shadows

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. We are now one day away from the 2015 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. That means it is time for my final post in celebration of […]

Revisiting TIFF 2013: The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. If there is a theme for the 24 films that I saw at TIFF in 2013, it is that many of them were weird. This was a year, […]

Revisiting TIFF 2012: Byzantium

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. The 2012 festival was another busy year for me, with seeing 25 films over the course of the festival. While it was great seeing so many films, this […]

Revisiting TIFF 2011: Restless

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. 2011 was a major turning point of my TIFF experience, since it had my largest ever film line-up. I saw 26 films over the course of that year’s […]

Revisiting TIFF 2010: The Ward

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. With me have just graduated from York University, I was free to expand my involvement in TIFF’s volunteer program, which in turn allowed me to see more films […]

Revisiting TIFF 2009: The Disappearance of Alice Creed

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. Of the nine films that I saw at TIFF in 2009, a film that still stands out for me is J Blakeson’s crime thriller, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, which […]

Revisiting TIFF 2008: Good

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. Some of the standout films that I saw at TIFF in 2008 included the IRA drama 50 Dead Men Walking, Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler, and the Canadian comedy Real […]

Revisiting TIFF 2007: I’m Not There.

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. My fifth year attending the Toronto International Film Festival was the first where I saw a decent number of films. In fact, many of the ten films that […]

Revisiting TIFF 2006: The Dog Problem

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. In 2006, I made the decision to begin volunteering for TIFF, while also beginning studying for a degree in Film Studies at York University. Since a perk of […]

Revisiting TIFF 2005: Revolver

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of TIFF, I will be revisiting one film from each year I attended the festival. Please be aware that these discussions may include SPOILERS. In 2005, the Toronto International Film Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary. In hindsight, I kind of wish that I saw more films during this year of the festival. […]