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Top 5 Picks from TIFF 2015
I realize as I write this that attempting to provide a recap of TIFF15 is an exercise in futility. I managed to catch 34 films at the festival and this only covers about 9% of the line-up. Within the confines of that delimitated experience, I can say that it was indeed a very good line-up – in other words, I chose well (26/34 or 76% of the pictures I saw were good enough to earn a recommendation). Here are my Top 5 picks from TIFF15. 1) Anomalisa Charlie Kaufman’s beautifully rendered...

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Franz Ferdinand & Sparks @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre
From the moment The Intelligence hit the stage, it made perfect sense as to why they were chosen to open the night. The band blasted through their short opening set with a great sound, prepping the audience for the main event. The crowd seemed eager to hear more from this band, hoping that they return to Toronto soon, for a headlining show. "You may think there are two bands on this stage now, but we are one." lead singer Alex Kapranos told the audience part way though the evening. Franz Ferdinand,...