Following the tradition, The Toronto International Film Festival launched today, that is, every Thursday after Labour Day. This film festival is where film makers get an opportunity to start their campaigns for Oscar.
Films coming up this year which have caused a stir even before their release are, Looper a science fiction that will open the festival. Then is an adaptation of David Mitchell's epic novel Cloud Atlas, 1970s thriller Argo which is directed by Affleck and he stars in it as well and Jude Law and Knightley starrer Anna Karenina.
While the most highly anticipated is Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master. The drama stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and has already received a lot of appraisal from previous festival screenings. "There's a tremendous, insane energy about Toronto," said Anderson. "I don't know how you go about choosing which films to see because there is so much"
Some of the much loved stars from "The Hunger Games", "Twilight," and "Harry Potter" will also be attending the festival.