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Victor Stiff

Victor Stiff is a Toronto-based pop culture writer and film critic who enjoys covering the city's biggest (and nerdiest) events. Victor has covered TIFF, Hot Docs, Toronto After Dark, Toronto ComiCon, and Fan Expo Canada for publications all over the internet. You can find his latest posts on Twitter and Instagram.

‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’ is Nostalgic For The 80s

The Strangers: Prey at Night is an unapologetic 80’s homage and it knows what buttons to push to scratch your nostalgic itch.

‘Annihilation’ is Science-fiction at its Most Haunting

'Annihilation' is a worthy successor to Alex Garland's masterful debut feature, 'Ex Machina.'

Reel Asian International Film Festival 2017: ‘Dear Etranger,’ ‘Brotherhood of Blades II,’ and ‘Blade...

Victor Stiff looks at three entries from the 2017 Reel Asian International Film Festival.
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Reel Asian International Film Festival 2017 Preview

The 21st annual Reel Asian International Film Festival runs from November 9 to 18, in Toronto and North York.
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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Proves Marvel Movies Have More To Offer

Thor: Ragnarok reaffirms that Marvel Studios' system doesn’t muzzle filmmaker’s with distinct voices.
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‘Human Flow’ Is A Poignant Look At The Global Refugee Crisis

World-renowned artist Ai Weiwei spotlights the largest human displacement since World War II.

‘Wonderstruck’ is Another Cinematic Gem to Add to Haynes’ Collection

'Wonderstruck' is a dazzling display of storytelling by a filmmaker at working the height of his powers.
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TIFF 2017: ‘Brawl In Cell Block 99’ Is Violent, Twisted, And So Much Fun

Zahler’s Brawl in Cell Block 99 is a worthy follow-up to Bone Tomahawk.
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TIFF 2017: ‘Lady Bird’ Is A Coming-Of-Age Classic

'Lady Bird' isn’t a great film for new director, it’s a great film. Period.
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‘American Assassin’ Almost Gets It Right

American Assassin positions itself as the next Bourne-style action series.