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TIFF 2017: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents for all of our coverage of the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

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A Strong Sense of Duty: Stephen Frears on "Victoria & Abdul"

An interview with director Stephen Frears about his new period piece, "Victoria and Abdul."

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Hypocritical progressiveness of Emmys; Genius of Ryan Heffington; Anthony Lane on "Mother!"; Coppola's "Cotton Club Encore"; History of Cobb Salad.

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TIFF 2017: "You Disappear," "Disappearance"

Reviews of two European films that played the Toronto International Film Festival.

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We Should Be So Lucky: A Tribute to Harry Dean Stanton

The staff pays tribute to Harry Dean Stanton.

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TIFF 2017: Midnight Madness, Part Two

A report on four more horror movie premieres from TIFF, including a wacky performance from Nicolas Cage.

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Harry Dean Stanton: 1926-2017

A tribute to the legendary Harry Dean Stanton.

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TIFF 2017: “The Day After,” “Prototype,” “Zama,” “Let the Corpses Tan”

A dispatch on four new films from TIFF, including the latest from Hong Sang-soo.

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TIFF 2017: “55 Steps,” “Three Christs,” “The Children Act”

On three TIFF premieres, including films starring Emma Thompson, Richard Gere, and Helena Bonham-Carter.

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TIFF 2017: “Jane”

A review from the Toronto International Film Festival of Brett Morgen's new Jane Goodall documentary, "Jane."

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Michael Glover Smith on "Mercury in Retrograde"; Mary Lou Belli on "NCIS: New Orleans"; Nick Thune on "Dave Made a Maze"; Shana Moulton on "Twin Peaks"; Fandom evolves to listen.

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TIFF 2017: Wavelengths

A report from the Toronto International Film Festival about their experimental Wavelengths program.