Countdown to TIFF: Spring Breakers featuring James Franco

James Franco, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens star in the wild new film from perennial provocateur Harmony Korine (Trash Humpers), about four flat-broke co-eds whose spring fling in Florida turns into a booze, drug and violence-fuelled bacchanal. Spring Breakers will be showing at Ryerson Theatre on September 7th, 2012 at 6:00 pm. Continue reading Countdown to TIFF: Spring Breakers featuring James Franco

Countdown to TIFF: The Paperboy featuring Matthew McConaughey

The North American Premiere of The Paperboy will be playing on Friday September 14 at Visa Screening Room (Elgin). Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey), a reporter for The Miami Times hires his brother Jack (Zac Efron), a recent college dropout, to drive him and his writing partner, Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) as they investigate a case in a small Florida town. Charlotte Bless (Nicole Kidman), a woman who writes to prisoners on death row, convinces them that Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack) was wrongly convicted of killing a sheriff. Continue reading Countdown to TIFF: The Paperboy featuring Matthew McConaughey

Countdown to TIFF: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Feat. Emma Watson

The World Premiere of The Perks of Being a Wallflower will be playing at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 8th at Ryerson Theatre. Charlie (Logan Lerman), 15, copes with the death of his best friend, a new love and his mental illness. In an attempt to find a group of friends he can relate to, Charlie is taken under the wing of two high school seniors (Emma Watson, Erza Miller). Continue reading Countdown to TIFF: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Feat. Emma Watson

Countdown to TIFF: World Premiere of Looper featuring Bruce Willis

  The World Premiere of Looper will also open the 2012 Toronto Film Festival on September 6th at Roy Thompson Hall A hitman (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works for the mob of the future. The hitman and other “Loopers” like him are employed to dispose of people who are sent from the future. When he recognizes one hit as his future self (Bruce Willis), he naturally hesitates to do the job. Continue reading Countdown to TIFF: World Premiere of Looper featuring Bruce Willis

Countdown to TIFF: Jayne Manfield’s Car featuring Robert Duvall

Jayne Manfield’s Car will make its North American Debut at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on September 13, 2012 at Roy Thompson Hall. Set in 1969, three brothers (Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall), all World War II veterans, struggle in a cultural clash with another family on another continent. What follows is a funny, heartfelt look at three generations and how life and loss has shaped them all. Continue reading Countdown to TIFF: Jayne Manfield’s Car featuring Robert Duvall