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Long Takes: A world without blurbs

July 17, 2014

Jason Anderson reflects on the thousands of reviews, features and columns he hammered out for Eye Weekly and The Grid.

Welcome to Long Takes

Long Takes is a series that highlights topics in film writing that’s everything outside film criticism. From Long Takes, expect articles on film retrospectives, trend pieces, notes on Toronto, events, film culture and local film history, festival reports, interviews and profiles (on actors, other critics, film programmers, and so on).

The top five films of 2014, so far

June 4, 2014

With June marking the halfway point of the year, our members weigh in on the films that have resonated in the past six months.

TFCA 2013 Awards Montage

January 8, 2014

2013 montage of all films nominated for an award by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Edited by Brian D. Johnson, TFCA President.

TFCA Names ‘Watermark’ Best Canadian Film

January 7, 2014

TORONTO –Watermark, a mesmerizing portrait of the planet’s lifeblood, has won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 2013 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award. The award was presented to directors Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky by celebrated TV personality and author Rick Mercer at a gala dinner held January 7, 2014 at the historic Carlu in downtown […]

TFCA Announces 2013 Awards

December 17, 2013

“Inside Llewyn Davis”, Joel and Ethan Coen’s tale of a folk singer making his way through Greenwich Village, 1961, won two top prizes at the 2013 awards of the Toronto Film Critics Association. “Inside Llewyn Davis” was named Best Picture, with Oscar Isaac winning the Best Actor prize.  In 2007, the Coens received the TFCA’s […]

Norman Jewison wins Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

November 27, 2013

The 2013 TFCA Awards are getting an early start with today’s announcement of the winners of the Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award and the Scotiabank Jay Scott Prize for an emerging artist. The TFCA would like to thank new sponsors BMO Financial Group for generously endowing the BMO Allan King Documentary Award winner with a cash […]

Remembering Roger Ebert

April 8, 2013

The TFCA was very sad to hear of the passing of famed film critic Roger Ebert last Thursday. Many of our members (some who knew Roger personally for many years) wrote pieces on him that we’d like share. Everyone called him Roger (Brian D. Johnson) Remembering Roger Ebert (Norm Wilner) Appreciation of Roger Ebert: the […]

TFCA 2012 Awards highlights

January 26, 2013

Highlights of the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 16th annual Awards, a gala dinner held Jan. 8, 2013 at the Carlu in Toronto.

TFCA 2012 Awards Montage

January 10, 2013

2012 montage of all films nominated for an award by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Edited by Brian D. Johnson, TFCA President.