Reviews

'Never Here': Film Review | Oldenburg 2017
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:31:43 +0000

Camille Thoman's feature debut is a haunting Lynchian mystery featuring the late Sam Shepard in his final big-screen role.

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'Journey's End': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:41:10 +0000

Saul Dibb's new film 'Journey's End' is based on R.C. Sherriff's 1928 play about British soldiers in the trenches during World War I.

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'Kingsman: The Golden Circle': Film Review
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:00:00 +0000

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle,' Matthew Vaughn's sequel to his hit 2015 spy flick, reteams Taron Egerton with Colin Firth and adds Julianne Moore, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry and Jeff Bridges.

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‘Gutland’: Film Review | TIFF 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:41:21 +0000

A German drifter finds shelter in a rustic paradise hiding dark secrets in Govinda Van Maele’s impressive first feature, ‘Gutland.’

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'M': Film Review | Venice 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:20:17 +0000

Cesar-winner Sara Forestier's debut as writer-director, 'M,' stars the actress herself alongside Redouanne Harjane and Jean-Pierre Leaud.

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'The Testament' ('Ha'Edut'): Film Review | Venice 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:09:01 +0000

Ori Pfeffer stars in writer-director Amichai Greenberg's debut feature 'The Testament,' an Israeli-Austrian co-production premiering in the Orizzonti sidebar of the Lido festival.

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'Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story': Film Review | Venice 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:37:50 +0000

Artists including Gal Friday and Hazel Honeysuckle star in James Lester's debut feature-length documentary 'Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story,' premiering in the Venice Days section of the Italian festival.

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'All You Can Eat Buddha': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:55:48 +0000

The feature fiction debut from French-Canadian cinematographer-turned-director Ian Lagarde, 'All You Can Eat Buddha,' was shot in Cuba and stars French actor Ludovic Berthillot ('The King of Escape').

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'Woman Walks Ahead': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:38:37 +0000

Susanna White's 'Woman Walks Ahead' tells the story of Caroline Weldon (Jessica Chastain), a painter from New York who travels to South Dakota to do a portrait of Sitting Bull.

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'Outside In': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:48:13 +0000

Edie Falco and Jay Duplass play friends whose intimate connection is tested in Lynn Shelton's drama 'Outside In.'

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'Indian Horse': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:23:51 +0000

The second feature directed by Montreal-born Steadicam whiz Stephen Campanelli is based on the late Richard Wagamese's novel and is executive produced by Clint Eastwood.

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'The Crescent': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:56:39 +0000

Seth A. Smith casts his own toddler as an endangered child in this maybe-it's-a-ghost-story about loss.

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'You Disappear' ('Du forsvinder'): Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:52:12 +0000

Trine Dyrholm, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Michael Nyqvist lead the cast of 'You Disappear,' Peter Schonau Fog's Danish psychological drama about the blurred lines between causality and free will.

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'Hochelaga, Land of Souls' ('Hochelaga, Terre des Ames'): Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:32:29 +0000

Francois Girard ('The Red Violin') addresses Montreal's long history in the year of its 375th birthday with 'Hochelaga, Land of Souls.'

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'Miracle' ('Stebuklas'): Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0000

The feature fiction debut from Lithuanian female director Egle Vertelyte, 'Miracle,' screened as part of the Discovery section in Toronto.

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