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Monday, September 22, 2014

Sean Kelly

TIFF14 CAST Awards Announced

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(Updated 9/23) The “Cinema Appreciation Society of Toronto” have chosen their favourite films of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.  The top film of the list was the Jake Gyllenhaal-starring crime thriller Nightcrawler.  Also in the top five were the documentary The Look of Silence, the drumming drama Whiplash, Xavier Dolan’s Mommy, Peter Strickland’s The Duke of Burdundy.  The list was compiled by 29 voters, who each submitted their top ten films of the festival.

Here is the full Top Ten:

  1. Nightcrawler
  2. The Look of Silence
  3. Whiplash
  4. Mommy
  5. The Duke of Burgundy
  6. Clouds of Sils Maria
  7. What We Do in the Shadows
  8. Force Majeure
  9. Top Five
  10. The Guest

You may see my top ten by going to my festival wrap-up and you can also check out a PDF, which gives the full breakdown.

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).