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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.
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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.
American Assassin

‘American Assassin’ Almost Gets It Right

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

TIFF 2017: ‘mother!’ Is an all-out Assault on Your Senses And Your Patience

Aronofsky’s fans are in for a treat and everyone else is in for a chore.
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TIFF 2017: ‘The Shape Of Water’ Is Guillermo Del Toro At His Finest

The Shape of Water is an intoxicating film that dazzles the eyes and captivates the heart in equal measure.
Mary Shelley

TIFF 2017: ‘Mary Shelley’ Tells The Story Behind The Story

'Mary Shelley' explores the period in Shelley’s life that inspired her Gothic horror masterpiece, 'Frankenstein.'

TIFF 2017: ‘Suburbicon’ Looks At The Great American Community

Clooney dissects the notion of idealized suburban life.
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TIFF 2017: ‘Gutland’ Is A Surrealist Crime Story

'Gutland' explores the darkness percolating beneath a bucolic small-town facade.

10 TIFF Movies You Don’t Want To Miss

The Sordid Cinema crew have scoured TIFF’s sprawling film slate so that you don’t have to.
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‘Tulip Fever’ Is An Odd Film Wrapped In A Pretty Package

Tulip Fever stumbles but looks pretty doing it.