TIFF 2017: ‘Bodied’ Takes The Gloves Off

'Bodied' is an important film, but a deeply flawed one.
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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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TIFF 2017: ‘First Reformed’ Is A Blistering, Bleak Contemplation On Humanity’s Frailty

Paul Schrader’s 'First Reformed' is a bleak, tough take on the suffering we can self-inflict in our constant search for higher truth.
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TIFF 2017: ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Is A Moving, Vivacious Portrait Of Grief And Resilience

Along with 'Call Me By Your Name,' 'A Fantastic Woman' stands out not just as exemplary LGBTQ cinema, but as one of the best films of 2017, deserving wide recognition for overall achievement.

TIFF 2017: ‘The Disaster Artist’ Frames a Masterpiece in Bad Films

Making someone want to watch a bad movie is what makes 'The Disaster Artist' such a great telling of a preposterous real-life story.

TIFF 2017: ‘Three Peaks’ Is A Complex, Unnerving Story Of A Family’s Decomposition

'Three Peaks' is a fascinating, and at times disconcerting character piece about the struggle to be a family.

TIFF 2017: ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ Is a Great Western By Way of Rural...

'Five Fingers for Marseilles' both pleases and surprises. Western fans will get what they want, as will movie lovers that want an action film with a legitimately different flavour.
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TIFF 2017: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ Stops Lanthimos in His Tracks

The Greek satirist stumbles in his second English-language feature.
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TIFF 2017: ‘The Square’ Tackles Art and Class with Mordant Humor

The Square Directed by Ruben Östlund Written by Ruben Östlund 2017/Sweden / Germany / France / Denmark In 2014, Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund took aim at masculinity and bourgeois hypocrisy...

TIFF 2017: ‘Let The Corpses Tan’ Is Exhaustingly Stylish

'Let the Corpses Tan' is perhaps too high-powered, running its perfected aesthetics into the ground.