Recap of TIFF 2017!

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So it’s been a week since the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. It was a wild ride, but I got to see a lot of truly remarkable films, some surprising gems, and yes, some piles of trash. So I just wanted to take the time to do a recap of the festival and talk about the best and the worst that TIFF had to offer this year. Here we go!

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TIFF 2017 Day 10: “Darkest Hour,” “Lean On Pete,” “I, Tonya,” “Hostiles,” “Vampire Clay”

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Busy, busy, busy day today on the 10th day of the festival. I got five more films into my lineup including Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour,” Andrew Haigh’s “Lean On Pete,” Craig Gillespie’s “I, Tonya,” Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,” and Sôichi Umezawa’s “Vampire Clay.” Let’s jump right in!

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TIFF 2017 Day 9: “The Wife,” “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” “Redoubtable,” “Who We Are Now”

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Day 9 was a slow, but fun one. Today, I saw Björn Runge’s “The Wife,” Angela Robinson’s “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” Michel Hazanavicius’s “Redoubtable,” and Matthew Newton’s “Who We Are Now.”

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TIFF 2017 Day 8: “Molly’s Game,” “Thelma,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “The Upside”

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Day 8 was real good! Saw some pleasant surprises as well as revisiting one of my favorite films of the year. Films include Aaron Sorkin’s “Molly’s Game,” Joachim Trier’s “Thelma,” Martin McDonaugh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and Neil Burger’s “The Upside.” Here we go!

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TIFF 2017 Day 6: “First Reformed,” “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Shape of Water”

Sorry for the delay on this post, but let’s get ready to go down day 6! I got to catch Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman,” and finally Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”

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TIFF 2017 Day 5: “Unicorn Store,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Day 5 is a slow one. I unfortunately didn’t get a chance to see Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” today like I originally intended, however I saw a couple really good films! Today’s lineup is Brie Larson’s “Unicorn Store” and Martin McDonaugh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Ready to begin!

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