Features archive

The President Makes A Movie: An Interview With Brian D. Johnson

September 9, 2015

Norm Wilner interviews Brian D. Johnson, TFCA President, on Johnson’s debut documentary Al Purdy Was Here.

Auteurs de Force: Sam Peckinpah and Michael Cimino at Locarno 68

August 17, 2015

Locarno 68’s retrospectives on Sam Peckinpah and Michael Cimino has Adam Nayman looking back.

Fantasia 2015: Like Summer Camp, But For Cinephiles

August 13, 2015

Back from Montreal, Jason Gorber chats about the highlights at this year’s Fantasia Fest.

Locarno 68: The Kids Are Alright

August 12, 2015

Adam Nayman reflects on being a Critics’ Academy mentor at the 68th Locarno Film Festival.

MDFF Presents: Programming the Unprogrammed

July 2, 2015

Adam Nayman spoke with the curators of MDFF Presents, a monthly programme that highlights some great films previously undistributed in Toronto.

The Conversation of Cinema: Champions and Critics

June 11, 2015

As Jason Gorber writes, critics may not be awarding any Palme d’Ors, but they can champion a film until it reaches a similar status.

Festival Diary: the 68th Cannes Film Festival

May 23, 2015

Jake Howell writes from the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where critical reactions have been all over the place.

Jury Road: Joel and Ethan Coen

May 14, 2015

Adam Nayman writes on one of cinema’s most curious responsibilities: presiding over a Cannes jury.

It’s National Canadian Film Day!

April 29, 2015

Jason Gorber chats with Jack Blum and Sharon Corder of Reel Canada about the 2nd annual National Canadian Film Day.

Festival Diary: The 29th Fribourg International Film Festival

April 10, 2015

José Teodoro writes about his time as the FIPRESCI jury president at the 29th Fribourg International Film Festival.