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Staff Picks: 5 Unmistakable Moviehouses

The TIFF Bell Lightbox is a sleek shrine to cinema (photo by Maris Mezulis)

Everyone loves going to the cinema. Whether you want to take in the latest Hollywood blockbuster or prefer to catch a though-provoking documentary, these Toronto movie theatres are great venues at which to screen your favourite flicks. (more…)

TIFF Today: Back to School

Kaboom

From September 9 to 19, the city buzzes with movie-industry movers and shakers as the Toronto International Film Festival brings more than 300 flicks to town. For each day of the festival, Where Toronto selects a must-see feature with matching venues to check out after your screening. Choose from these local hot spots to suit the theme of your film!

TODAY’S FILM PICK
Kaboom
follows Smith, a college student whose dormitory life takes a horrifying turn as he begins to imagine a parallel universe filled with cults and demons. Director Gregg Araki artfully combines deep human emotions of sadness, joy and humour against a backdrop of manic paranoia. AMC Theatre, 12:15 p.m.

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TIFF Today: All-England Club

Brighton Rock

From September 9 to 19, the city buzzes with movie-industry movers and shakers as the Toronto International Film Festival brings more than 300 flicks to town. For each day of the festival, Where Toronto selects a must-see feature with matching venues to check out after your screening. Choose from these local hot spots to suit the theme of your film!

TODAY’S FILM PICK
Based on Graham Green’s novel, Brighton Rock has been adapted into a film for a second time in a dramatic piece by Rowan Joffe. Set in early-’60s England, the film follows a wayward thug as he becomes increasingly involved with Brighton’s underworld gangs. It delves into themes of morality, but also depicts a war  relationship between its lead characters. AMC Theatre, 2 p.m.

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TIFF Today: Natural Escape

Cool It

From September 9 to 19, the city buzzes with movie-industry movers and shakers as the Toronto International Film Festival brings more than 300 flicks to town. For each day of the festival, Where Toronto selects a must-see feature with matching venues to check out after your screening. Choose from these local hot spots to suit the theme of your film!

TODAY’S FILM PICK
The controversial Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, enters the debate over global warming in the documentary Cool It. While not disputing global warming, Lomborg argues for new approaches to the problem. No matter where you stand on the debate, we can all agree that Toronto has plenty of natural escapes to offer. AMC Theatre, 2:15 p.m.

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