Karen McDevitt

Signage for TIFF outside of the"Sans Soleil" premiere during 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, 2012 in Toronto, Canada.  (Credit: Todd Oren/Getty Images)

Recap: Toronto International Film Festival

I’ve had a chance to talk with many fellow Detroiters during TIFF 2012’s opening weekend, and the good stuff is always described the same way: it grabs hold of you.

CBS Detroit–09/11/2012

Ben Affleck makes his way into a film screening at the TIFF (WWJ/Aaron Gonzalez)

Toronto Film Festival: “The Master” & “Kon-Tiki” World Premieres

In fact, at one point in the exhilarating Kon-Tiki, Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl says to a member of his crew – who, by the way, has agreed, in 1947, to cross the Pacific Ocean on a balsa wood raft – “This is bigger than us.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2012

(Photo: Aaron Gonzalez, WWJ) Marion Cotillard appears at the premiere of "Rust and Bone" starring herself and Matthias Schoenaerts, directed by Jacques Audiard.

Toronto Film Festival: ‘Rust And Bone’ Doesn’t Disappoint

As the Detroit Film Theatre’s Curator of Film, Elliot Wilhelm, reminded a group of us Detroiters at a breakfast gathering this morning, you can see just about anything at TIFF. And, the cross-section of genres and film styles offered this year is second to none.

CBS Detroit–09/07/2012

(Photo: Karen McDevitt) Lines are long at the Toronto Film Festival, but spirits are high.

Toronto Film Festival Blog: Detroiters Wait In Line For Top Movies

The fact that Detroiters are only a four-hour drive away from this beauty is simply icing on the cake.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2012