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September 11, 2017

Toronto 2017 Buzz: ‘Suburbicon,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Bodied’ and More


Before the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival kicked off last week, we listed our most anticipated movies, performances, and more. Now that dozens of movies have screened, what’s the buzz?

Did highly-anticipated movies live up to expectations?

Suburbicon, starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar; directed by George Clooney

I Love You, Daddy, starring Louis C.K., John Malkovich, Rose Byrne, Chloe Grace Moretz; directed by Louis C.K.

How about highly-anticipated performances?

Jessica Chastain in Molly’s Game

Margot Robbie in I, Tonya

Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes

Did the Midnight Madness opener meet expectations?


Any unexpected delights?

One of the great pleasures of any film festival is discovering movies that exceed expectations. Some of these titles had been touted ahead of time, while others emerged to shine bright. 

The Darkest Hour


A Fantastic Woman

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

The Upside

Lady Bird

Brad’s Status

Mom and Dad


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