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Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Reel Toronto revels in digging up and displaying the films that attempt to mask, hide, or—in rare cases—proudly display our city.
Get ready for another season of confidently posing as something you're not, as we look at how Suits dresses up as Manhattan.
This remake of a (semi) classic '80s TV series tries out that "looks kinda like New York City" thing we do so well.
Jessica Alba shows Toronto some dance moves.
Finally, a romantic comedy that Toronto can call its own.
In this modern vampire tale, a very poorly disguised Toronto becomes a very bloody New York City.
After three years of adventuring everywhere on the planet without leaving Toronto, Nikita finally visits our fair city.
Demon-slaying New York teens try to kick-start a fantasy franchise on the streets of fair Toronto.
Disney sure knows how to use Toronto—and bad blue-screening—to entertain the tweener crowd.
Aliens invade Toronto in a '70s sci-fi flick that's not quite good enough to rank as a B movie.
Sean Astin and Howie Mandel take on Kurt Vonnegut. Really.
It's fair to say Denis Villeneuve's Enemy shows Toronto like you've never seen it before—and that's not a bad thing at all.
The pointless remake trend continues as Robocop comes to town, and Toronto takes a turn as Detroit.
Even a Jesse Barfield cameo can't save this locally shot "comedy" with a 1980s dream team of Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, and Christopher Reeve.
Uber-assassin Nikita is once again travelling the world without leaving the GTA, as we look at the back half of Season 2.
She's back! Television's bad-ass assassin, Nikita, goes everywhere from Amsterdam to Belarus to Turkey without leaving the GTA in the series' second season.
Atom Egoyan's most personal film might not be his best, but it does make some fine use of the city in its exploration of history, truth, and art.
Everybody's favourite female assassin goes globe-trotting while hardly leaving the borders of our fair city.