Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
As film festival season continues, the Toronto Film Festival pivots Hollywood from The Lido to Canada. From romantic comedies to intimate dramas, the lineup brings an all-new slate of movies running toward both the box office and the Oscars. See all of the best movies coming to TIFF below.
What do you get when you pair the endearing comedy of Forgetting Sarah Marshall with the humor of Billy on the Street? Bros. Written and directed by Nicholas Stoller, Billy Eichner stars in this romantic comedy about a cynical podcaster navigating a romance with an earnest, handsome lawyer.
Chris Briney stole hearts this summer as teen heartthrob Conrad in the TV adaptation of Jenny Hahn’s best-seller series The Summer I Turned Pretty. Now in his feature debut, he stars alongside Ben Kingsley and Barbara Sukowa as James, a Manhattan gallery assistant who falls into the orbit of Spanish painter Salvador Dalí and his wife Gala.
Audiences have been itching for what comes next after the whip-smart, laugh-out-loud Knives Out hit theaters in 2019. Now, famed Southern detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is back to take on an all new case that lands him in Greece. The Rian Johnson film also stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Madelyn Cline, and Jessica Henwick, with Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see Zac Efrom come to understand the severe implications of war? You’re in for quite the journey then with Peter Farrelly’s new movie. Based on a true story, Chickie Donahue (Efron) sets out for 1967 Vietnam to give his friends overseas a beer as an appreciation of his gratitude.
Between the romantic comedies and tense emotional reunions, we look to A Man of Reason for all the action! Korean superstar Jung Woo-sung makes his directorial debut (and stars) in a thriller full of car chases, memorable characters and high stakes.
Death moves in mysterious ways. And in this Jane Fond and Lily Tomlin-starring, movie, death is what brings the on-screen estranged pals back together. When their friend Evvie dies, they must set things straight and embark on a revenge plan decades in the making.
Teens of the aughts rejoice: you’re getting the All-American Reject’s Tyson Ritter, Twilight and Thirteen director Catherine Hardwick and Kate Beckinsale all in one movie. You even get Brian Cox too! Freed from prison after 12 years, former boxer Max (Cox) must redeem himself in the eyes of his beloved daughter and grandson before he dies from pancreatic cancer.
Come for Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke, stay for the charming gallows humor. The Rodrigo García film captures the reunion of a pair of half-brothers who reunite to bury their father and learn a tough lesson about moving on.
Following up his Oscar-winning film The Father, writer-director Florian Zeller returns with another story of complicated family dynamics. Starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Anthony Hopkins and Vanessa Kirby, the drama immerses you into one family’s struggle to support a teenager with severe depression.
Directed by Shekhar Kapur, the ensemble cast of What’s Love Got To Do With It is enough to make it a must-watch. Starring Lily James, Shazad Latif and Emma Thompson, the romantic comedy follows a filmmaker who documents her best friend’s journey toward arranged marriage.
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