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TIFF Long Take

Sep 29, 2017

For film lovers, the end of summer usually signals the start of awards season, with studios rolling out major campaigns for their “prestige films” before the end of the year. But this year, Oscar buzz seems slightly more subdued than usual. Last year’s rating were down significantly, and there appears to be a...


Sep 22, 2017

This week on TIFF Long Take, Rob and Geoff lose their minds as they sit down with one of their childhood idols, Jim Carrey. The legendary comic is the subject of Chris Smith’s new documentary 'Jim & Andy: the Great Beyond - the story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman with a very special, contractually obligated mention of...


Sep 8, 2017

If you’ve spent time at a film festival, you’ve probably heard the term “sales agent” tossed around. And while the title sounds very impressive, few of us know exactly what this mysterious person actually does, or how they contribute to the life of a film. To figure it out once and for all, Rob and Geoff sit...


Sep 1, 2017

It’s been a strange few months for film. Box-office revenues are down 13% from last summer, Game of Thrones hijacked the cultural conversation, and despite a few great original stories, studios continued to shovel the vast majority of their money towards franchises and sequels. So where does film go from here, and...