NewFest 2019 Full Lineup Revealed

The full lineup for the 31st NewFest LGBTQ Film Festival which runs 23rd - 29th October 2019 in New York has just been revealed. With a programme comprising 27 narrative features, 14 documentary features, 15 episodic series, 8 centerpiece and spotlight screenings, and 100 short films from 32 countries, it's the city's biggest queer film... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival Award Winners Announced

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival which ends today has just announced this year's award winning films. The following short-film awards were selected by a jury comprised of Chelsea McMullan, Léo Soesanto, and Andrea Roa: IWC SHORT CUTS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM The IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film goes... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory Canadian Premiere. Banderas: “I tried metaphorically to kill ‘Antonio Banderas’.”

Master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's deeply personal Pain and Glory received it Canadian Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on Friday 6th September at Ryerson University's theatre. The venue held a special significance for the film's star, Antonio Banderas, as he revealed to the TIFF audience following the film's screening."Sometimes life is just very... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival to honour Meryl Streep, Joaquin Phoenix, Mati Diop and more at inaugural Tribute Gala

TIFF have announced that three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep (Kramer vs. Kramer, Sophie’s Choice, The Iron Lady) and three-time Academy Award–nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator, The Master, Walk the Line) will both be honoured with TIFF Tribute Actor Awards at this year’s inaugural Tribute Gala on Monday 9th September during the 44th Toronto International Film... Continue Reading →

Rotten Tomatoes works to Broaden and Diversify its Tomatometer Approved Critics

Rotten Tomatoes, the go-to resource for many moviegoers and TV watchers announced today the results of several year-long initiatives aimed at broadening and diversifying the critical voices reflected in its Tomatometer rating system. In August 2018, Rotten Tomatoes revamped their critics criteria for its Tomatometer rating system with an increased focus on critics’ individual qualifications,... Continue Reading →

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