The Psychology of Scent: Aromachology brings a new concept in fragrance to TIFF for the second year in a row

By Ali Maldoff Introducing the newest concept in fragrance – Aromachology. A fresh and fabulous creation by Toronto’s Kirsten Menkes and Ashlee Firsten puts the person in personal scent. Launching their delicious products for the first time at TIFF 2009, the delightful sisters-in-law are back and better than ever with their Toronto pop-up suite conveniently… Read More »

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TIFF Bell Lightbox Throws Itself a Block Party

On Sunday, the TIFF Bell Lightbox opened its doors to the public, and closed down the street for a block party of cinematic scope. A yellow brick road was etched on the pavement, and characters from Essential Cinema were wandering among the crowd. Festival-goers sat curbside indulging in delicious street meat of the fancy variety… Read More »

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Navigating TIFF through your smartphone

by Caitlyn Holroyd Navigating all the festival happenings can be just a tad overwhelming. What are the best places to stalk (uhh, spot) celebrities? What films are worth seeing? How can I sneak into that impossible-to-crash party? Fear not – there’s an app for that. Here are some of our favourite smartphone apps that will… Read More »

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An interview with Katie Boland, the Canadian ingenue starring in Michael Goldbach's Daydream Nation

By Julie Stewart-Binks Instead of spending Labour Day lounging in my PJs watching Mad Men, I jumped on the 501 streetcar to the Beaches to have brunch with one of Canada’s most promising young talent. Katie Boland, who stars in Michael Goldbach’s Daydream Nation premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, isn’t like… Read More »

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