September 17, 2013 - 2:09pm
The team behind our new pop culture podcast discusses the major fall-opening film festival where Oscar buzz already has started.

This week we focus on our experiences at the recent Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) at which more than 360 movies were screened and 146 debuted.

Some of the films we touch on include Around the Block, The Station, The Green Inferno, 12 Years a Slave, The F Word, and Can a Song Save Your Life?

See video of TIFF and read reviews of select films.

September 13, 2013 - 9:17pm
Michael Dowse's 'The F Word,' starring Daniel Radcliffe, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The romantic comedy doesn't transform the genre, but it offers a good time.

The F Word, directed by Michael Dowse, is a teenage romantic comedy set in Toronto starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan. An amalgamation of earlier films in the genre, The F Word is a love letter to romance and the city. What it lacks in innovation it makes up for in wit and charm.

February 21, 2013 - 4:50pm
Staff writer Stephanie Diehl lists her picks for the major categories at this year's Academy Awards.

With the Academy Awards on Sunday, the film industry is abuzz with guesses about who will take home the coveted trophies. Here are some NewsHouse staff predictions for the night's biggest categories:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams: The Master

Sally Field: Lincoln

Anne Hathaway: Les Miserables

Helen Hunt: The Sessions

September 19, 2011 - 7:27am
Review: Three day film festival illuminates important issues and gets the audience talking

We saw enemies coming together and standing side by side for the same cause. We identified with the people of San Francisco when a deadly virus claimed the lives of thousands in a once carefree community. We sympathized with the victims of displacement.