TIFF has just announced its lineup for this year’s festival, running September 10th to 20th — full details at its site. For opening night, they’re screening Demolition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a man losing it after losing his wife in a car accident. According to TIFF, “What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions.” A life must be rebuilt, but first comes the demolition.
(Via CNW) The films for the second annual Rideau Hall Movie Nights have been announced (in both official languages): Passchendaele (August 21st) and La Passion d’Augustine (August 22nd). They’re both subtitled. Rain date is August 23rd.
MFM has posted an open casting call for the independent feature length horror film The Void. We told you about this one last winter — the IndieGoGo campaign gave priority to funding for creature effects. Well, now they’re ready to bring some humans on board. Details are here; deadline is Thursday.
Gangster Red Ryan met his end in a shootout with police in Sarnia in 1936, and filmmaker Aaron Huggett is hoping to shoot the story where it happened. The Sarnia Observer’s Chris O’Gorman reports.