Toronto, Ontario: the birthplace of Drake, sprinkling bacon bits on a street corner hot dog, and the starting line of every year's Oscar race.
The Toronto International Film Festival is where awards chatter begins, and this year is no different. We're gobbling it up like everyone else, and while we can't see every movie (there are approximately 18 million movies that play during the fest), we're keeping track of our personal favorites. There are almost too many movies to see, including smaller more esoteric titles as well as surefire hits, which is why the Scheduling Fates have prevented us from checking out the much hyped Gary Oldman's Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour and 1990s tabloid nostalgia joint I, Tonya.
But of what we have seen, here's what you need to know about.