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So far Kent Turner has created 168 blog entries.

The Shape of Water | Toronto 2017

Guillermo del Toro has made a new hybrid of lump-in-your-throat romance, espionage thrillers, and then some.

By |October 15th, 2017|Festivals, Sci-fi|0 Comments

On Chesil Beach | TIFF 2017

Author Ian McEwan adapts his introspective, free-flowing, observational novella from 2007.

By |September 21st, 2017|Book adaptation, Festivals|0 Comments

Lady Bird | TIFF 2017

Actress-turned-filmmaker Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut stood apart from most of the selections at the festival.

By |September 21st, 2017|Festivals, Teen|0 Comments

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart | TIFF 2017

Bound for PBS’s American Masters, the bio-documentary of writer Lorraine Hansberry is one of the best additions to the series and among the strongest documentaries at the festival,

By |September 17th, 2017|Documentary, Festivals|0 Comments

First Reformed | TIFF 2017

Paul Schrader's pensive and sneakily suspenseful film announces from its first frame that this will be a different type of movie.

By |September 17th, 2017|Festivals|0 Comments

Cardinals | TIFF 2017

Actress Sheila McCarthy is the main attraction in this Canadian-made revenge drama.

By |September 14th, 2017|Family drama, Festivals|0 Comments

mother! | TIFF 2017

It’s not every day that a major studio releases a two-hour allegorical tale featuring the world’s biggest movie star.

By |September 14th, 2017|Festivals, Psychological thriller|0 Comments

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle | TIFF 2017

The title of this Spanish documentary says it all: what mamá wants, mamá gets.

By |September 10th, 2017|Documentary, Festivals|0 Comments

Tulipani: Love, Honor and a Bicycle | TIFF 2017

This mostly good-humored movie offers a loopy and wild ride, making it the sort of curio that fits well within a large film festival.

By |September 10th, 2017|Festivals, Foreign|0 Comments