Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Original Videos

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Original Videos

Joker (2019)

5 Takeaways from TIFF 2019 | 4:06

Now that the Toronto International Film Festival has had its first look at this year's awards contenders, the 2020 Oscar race is off and running. From jokers to hustlers to hot air ballooners, on this IMDbrief, we break down our five big takeaways from TIFF 2019 so far.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Accepts IMDb STARmeter Award | 1:28

'The Sky Is Pink' star and fan favorite Priyanka Chopra Jonas accepts her 2019 IMDb STARmeter Award on her visit to IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks. The movie and TV star thanks her fans, looks back on her first IMDb credit, and shares her thoughts on her new role as producer in 'The Sky Is Pink.'

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Stars Reveal Which Supervillains They Would Like to Play on Screen | 1:42

Eddie Redmayne, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Lee Curtis, Felicity Jones, Antonio Banderas, Cynthia Erivo, and more Toronto International Film Festival stars reveal which supervillains they'd most like to play in the movies.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Stars Share Their Guilty Pleasure Movies and TV Shows | 2:20

"Dawson's Creek," 'Steel Magnolias,' and "My So-Called Life" rank among some of our favorite celebrities' guilty pleasure movies and TV shows. Mike Epps might have the best answer, though.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Wesley Snipes Gives a Sneak Peek of His 'Coming 2 America' Role | 1:04

An incredibly excited Wesley Snipes gives us a preview of the accent he will employ in 'Coming 2 America' with Eddie Murphy. Our host Dave Karger conducts the interview with Snipes and his 'Dolemite Is My Name' co-stars at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit Quickbooks.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Craig Robinson Didn't Think "The Office" Would Be a Success | 1:40

In retrospect, it's hard to believe that Craig Robinson didn't think the first few episodes of "The Office" were promising. He and his 'Dolemite Is My Name' co-stars sound off on other early projects they didn't think would become successful.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Addresses the Portrayal of Women and Aging on Screen | 2:06

In 'The Sky Is Pink,' Priyanka Chopra Jonas portrays a woman throughout different stages of her life. Director Shonali Bose inspired her to approach her character's aging in a different way on screen.

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Edward Norton Talks 'Motherless Brooklyn,' Great Actors, and Creative Obstacles | 7:55

Edward Norton describes the creative obstacles he faced during the long development period for 'Motherless Brooklyn' and what it was like to direct -- and act alongside -- Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Willem Dafoe, Alec Baldwin, Bruce Willis, and the rest of his incredible cast.

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Stars Reveal Their First On-Screen Crushes | 1:34

Bryce Dallas Howard, Riz Ahmed, Dev Patel, Imogen Poots, Susan Sarandon, Evan Peters, and more stars reveal their first on-screen crushes to our host Dave Karger at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

'Dolemite' Cast Share What Eddie Murphy Was Really Like on Set | 10:55

Wesley Snipes, Keegan-Michael Key, Craig Robinson, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Epps, and Tituss Burgess share their feelings about what it was like to work with Eddie Murphy on the 'My Name Is Dolemite' set.

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Taika Waititi Directed 'Jojo Rabbit' in Costume as Hitler | 1:50

Taika Waititi goes into detail about directing some 'Jojo Rabbit' scenes while in his full Adolf Hitler costume and make-up.

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Trailer Commentary With Rian Johnson | 2:24

Rian Johnson provides commentary for the 'Knives Out' theatrical trailer.

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How Tom Hanks Was Cast as Mr. Rogers for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' | 6:05

Learn how a kid's birthday party helped director Marielle Heller secure Tom Hanks in the role of Fred Rogers for her movie 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.'

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'Knives Out' Offers Slap Fights and More Intense Family Dynamics | 7:36

Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Jaeden Martell, and 'Knives Out' writer/director Rian Johnson talk on-camera slap fights with Michael Shannon and the family dynamics they created during production.

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Bong Joon-Ho Reveals Where He Got the Idea for 'Parasite' | 5:14

Filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho acknowledges that the idea for 'Parasite' had been in his brain for a while. Then 'Parasite' lead actor Song Kang-Ho tells how he and director Bong have developed a friendship and trust over the last 20 years.

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Who Was the First Cast Member to Join 'Knives Out'? | 2:29

Rian Johnson reveals who was the first person to sign on for his crime-comedy 'Knives Out.'

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Taika Waititi Had a Hard Time Getting 'Jojo Rabbit' Made | 11:13

Director Taika Waititi reveals the challenges and roadblocks he faced as he tried to get 'Jojo Rabbit' into production.

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How Ruth E. Carter Made the 'Dolemite' Cast Look Fly | 1:18

Da'Vine Joy Randolph describes how she fell to the ground and starting crying on the set of 'Dolemite Is My Name' when she learned that Oscar winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter was creating her looks for the movie. Her co-star Tituss Burgess shares his feelings as well.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Details Her "Cathartic" Performance in 'The Sky Is Pink' | 11:15

Star Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares what it was like to portray Aditi Chaudhary, a wife and mother at distinct stages of her life in 'The Sky Is Pink'. Chopra Jonas is joined by director Shonali Bose, who comments on how she navigated the story through romance and wrenching family tragedy.

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How Much Do Anthony Mackie and Kristen Stewart Love Chris Evans? | 1:51

Which project will be better: 'Charlie's Angels' or "Falcon and Winter Soldier"? Kristen Stewart and Anthony Mackie field the playful question then share their feelings on Captain American himself, Chris Evans.

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Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne Reunite in 'The Aeronauts' | 8:03

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne, last seen together on screen in 'The Theory of Everything,' talk about what it was like to reunite for 'The Aeronauts,' the story of a pilot and a scientist who find themselves in a fight for survival while in a hot air balloon and attempting to make studies of the air.

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Cynthia Erivo Brings Harriet Tubman to Life | 8:03

Cynthia Erivo discusses what went into her portrayal of Harriet Tubman. Joining her are 'Harriet' director Kasi Lemmons and co-star Leslie Odom Jr..

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Jamie Dornan Talks Shailene Woodley/Sebastian Stan Love Triangle | 6:13

'Endings, Beginnings' star Jamie Dornan and writer/director Drake Doremus detail the meet-cute that sets in motion the events of their movie.

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'Harriet' Cast Comment on the Role Music Plays in the Film | 1:33

Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and director Kasi Lemmons describe the important role that music plays in the film 'Harriet.'

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Ray Liotta Compares Noah Baumbach to Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott | 5:35

'Marriage Story' star Ray Liotta shares how writer/director stacks up as a filmmaker in comparison to Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott.

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Kristen Stewart Embodies a Screen Legend in 'Seberg' | 9:06

Kristen Stewart, her co-star Anthony Mackie, and director Benedict Andrews detail their approach to telling the story of Jean Seberg, the American actress who became an icon of the French New Wave with her performance in Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 'Breathless.' Our host Dave Karger conducts the interview at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Antonio Banderas Says Heart Attack Helped Create 'Pain and Glory' | 9:03

Antonio Banderas, who is getting Oscar buzz for his performance in Pedro Almodóvar's 'Pain and Glory,' reflects on the real-life health setback that helped inform his portrayal of a filmmaker reflecting on his life's work.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Stephen Merchant Reveals How He Developed His 'Jojo Rabbit' German Accent | 2:03

Stephen Merchant entertains us with a story about how he developed his German accent for 'Jojo Rabbit,' and what a relief it is to act instead of direct.

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'The Report' Tackles Complex Subject Matter and Gets It Right | 7:08

'The Report' tells the story of U.S. Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones' investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program. Director Scott Z. Burns, Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, and Daniel Jones himself discuss how the story was translated to the screen.

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Felicity Jones Describes Her 'Aeronauts' Character As a 'Wildcat' | 2:29

Felicity Jones shares why she loved playing hot air balloon pilot Amelia Wren in 'The Aeronauts,' then she and co-star Eddie Redmayne recall some of the most exciting on-set moments.

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Riz Ahmed Accepts IMDb STARmeter Award | 1:45

'Sound of Metal' star Riz Ahmed accepts the 2019 IMDb STARmeter Award from Founder and CEO Col Needham on his visit to IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

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How Sarah Paulson Transformed for 'The Goldfinch' | 7:12

'The Goldfinch' stars Sarah Paulson and Oakes Fegley discuss how they stepped into their characters for the movie adaptation of the best-selling novel. Dave Karger hosts the interview at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

Bryce Dallas Howard Won't Say If Sam Neill Is in 'Jurassic World 3' | 1:12

Bryce Dallas Howard reacts to the rumor that Sam Neill, aka Dr. Alan Grant, will join her on the 'Jurassic World 3' set. Cut to Sam Neill, who also clams up at the question.

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Why Dev Patel Was Always the First Choice for 'David Copperfield' | 8:55

'The Personal History of David Copperfield' co-stars Dev Patel and Hugh Laurie discuss the humor and relevancy of writer/director Armando Iannucci's adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel. Patel also addresses Iannucci's colorblind casting with our host Dave Karger at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

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Bryce Dallas Howard's 'So Awesome' Experience Directing on "The Mandalorian" | 1:09

Did you know that Bryce Dallas Howard directed an episode of "The Mandalorian"? She reveals the best parts of her experience with our host Dave Karger at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

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Riz Ahmed Celebrates Marvel's First Deaf Superhero | 1:31

Riz Ahmed discusses his 'Sound of Metal' co-star Lauren Ridloff's landmark Marvel role. Ridloff will play Makkari, the MCU's first deaf superhero, in 'Eternals.'

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Why 'Blackbird' Is a Film About Death That Is Really About Life | 11:19

Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Rainn Wilson, and director Roger Michell get into the nooks and crannies of their family drama 'Blackbird' and share why their story about death is really an exploration of what it is to live.

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Addiction Drama 'Castle in the Ground' Exudes Dangerous Charm | 8:22

Cast members Alex Wolff, Imogen Poots, and Keir Gilchrist discuss the themes and relevance of 'Castle in the Ground,' writer/director Joey Klein's opioid-addiction drama. Dave Karger hosts the interview at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit: QuickBooks.

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'Sound of Metal' Introduced Riz Ahmed to an Inspiring Real-World Community | 11:04

Riz Ahmed and writer/director Darius Marder discuss the real-life inspiration behind 'Sound of Metal,' and the people who helped them form an understanding of how to represent the deaf community with their story of a drummer who beings to experience hearing loss.

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'I Am Woman' Brings Helen Reddy's Life Story to the Big Screen | 7:09

The life of Australian singer and activist Helen Reddy is brought to the big screen in 'I Am Woman,' courtesy of Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Evan Peters, Danielle Macdonald, and director Unjoo Moon. Dave Karger talks with the cast and filmmaker at IMDb at Toronto, Presented by Intuit QuickBooks.

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Bryce Dallas Howard Celebrates 'Dads' With Her Directorial Debut | 10:42

Director Bryce Dallas Howard discusses the origins of 'Dads,' a documentary about contemporary fatherhood. In her conversation with our host Dave Karger at IMDb at Toronto, she also expresses her feelings about preparing to see the movie with an audience for the first time.

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Susan Sarandon Made Her 'Blackbird' Director and Castmates Get Tattooed | 1:39

When you make an intimate family drama, sometimes you get tattooed with your co-stars and director. See the tattoos that Susan Sarandon encouraged her co-star Rainn Wilson and director Roger Michell to get. Sam Neill, always the gentleman, refrains from bearing his ink.

IMDb Trailer With Commentary (2016-)

'Hustlers' Trailer With Director's Commentary | 2:13

Director-writer Lorene Scafaria and actor Constance Wu reveal their real-world inspirations for the upcoming film, 'Hustlers.'

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017-)

7 TIFF Films That Could Be Oscar Contenders | 4:00

Could 'Joker' win big at the Academy Awards? Find out in this look at seven Toronto International Film Festival titles that might be in the running for an Oscar in 2020.

Joker (2019)

Frances Conroy: More Than Just Ruth Fisher | 3:56

Actress Frances Conroy, known for her roles in "Six Feet Under" and "American Horror Story," plays the Joker's mother, Penny Fleck, in 'Joker.' "No Small Parts" takes a look at her rise to fame.

Director's Trademarks (2017-)

A Guide to the Films of Todd Phillips | 1:43

From 'Road Trip' to 'Joker,' we track the evolution of director Todd Phillips through crazy car rides, delirious dream sequences and shots inspired by Scorsese.

Director's Trademarks (2017-)

A Guide to the Films of Terrence Malick | 2:31

Throughout one of the most storied careers in Hollywood history, visionary director Terrence Malick has challenged audiences with his epic, poetic and humanitarian films like 'Badlands,' 'The Thin Red Line,' and 'The Tree of Life'.

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

What Roles Has Matt Damon Turned Down? | 3:27

Matt Damon has been a Hollywood A-lister for more than 20 years, starring in comedies, dramas, and action franchises. But he's also missed out on a few roles along the way - from 'Training Day' to 'Office Space' - and more.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Oscar Buzz for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' | 3:46

Could Tom Hanks be in the running for his sixth Best Actor nomination? Let's look inside 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' which is generating serious awards buzz.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

What Roles Has Tom Hanks Turned Down? | 3:22

He's one of the greatest actors of all-time, with 5 Oscar nominations and two wins, plus countless box office blockbusters. But even Tom Hanks has missed out on some classic roles.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

The Rise of Matthew Rhys | 3:39

Actor Matthew Rhys, known for his award-winning performance in "The Americans," plays Lloyd Vogel, a journalist interviewing Fred Rogers in 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.' What other roles has he played?



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