TIFF must-sees

Tiff has officially landed in the city and the who’s who of Hollywood is gracing Toronto with their presence and it has many locals excited. Although celebrity spotting is a huge part of TIFF, the festival is the perfect opportunity to catch great films that are debuting. Here is our list of must-see movies at TIFF, who knows you may even spot a celebrity too!

Snowden

This biographical political thriller stars Jospeh Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Nicolas Cage and more. This film is the controversial story of Edward Snowden an American computer professional who leaked classified information from National Security Agency to The Guardian.

Magnificent 7

This star studded movie opened TIFF last night and if you missed it you can still see it. Magnificent 7 is a western starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Haley Bennett and more. It takes place in the town of Rose Creek that is under the control of Bartholomew Bogue. Desperate, the residences seek protection from seven outlaws who prepare for a savage showdown to free the town.

United Kingdom

This film has been catching a lot of people’s attention for its promise of being nominated for an Oscar. Based off the book “Colour Bar” by Susan Williams, United Kingdom, is a British biographical romantic drama about Prince of Botswana causing an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the 1940s.

Paterson

Starring Star Wars own Adam Driver as Paterson, a bus driver who lives in a small town in New Jersey. He lives a pretty ordinary life that is set in routine of waking up at 6:00 a.m. to get ready for work and gets back in time for dinner. Despite living a normal life Paterson is a poet and his wife is a repressed artist that always has quirky surprises. Paterson is a movie to watch as it has been buzzed to be a potential Oscar contender.  


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