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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

BPM (Beats per Minute) | TIFF 2017

The intelligent and invigorating winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes makes its North American debut during Toronto's opening weekend.

By |September 5th, 2017|Festivals, GLBT|0 Comments


The documentary's setting at a Baltimore all-girls college prep school serving mostly African-Americans sets the film apart—to a certain extent.

By |August 8th, 2017|Documentary|0 Comments

Okja | Cannes 2017

The only film in the Cannes competition in which the visual flash on screen matched the chaotic excitement of the red carpet gauntlet. Director Bong Joon-ho gives the audience a show.

By |June 28th, 2017|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Festivals|0 Comments