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The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the largest, most prestigious celebrations of cinema in the world, showcasing both major premieres and hidden gems from Canada and around the world.

TIFF 2017: ‘Bodied’ Takes The Gloves Off

'Bodied' is an important film, but a deeply flawed one.

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.

My First Experience With TIFF

Is the Toronto International Film Festival worth attending in person? You bet.

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.
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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: ‘High Fantasy’ Is High In Quality, And One Of The Year’s Best...

'High Fantasy' is a wonderfully accomplished piece of work.
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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: ‘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.

TIFF 2017: ‘Hostiles’ Is A Merciless Look Into The Horrors Of The American West

Hostiles is an admirably executed work about accessing the damage done to the collective psyche of western America in the late 19th century.
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TIFF 2017: ‘Breathe’ Can’t Quite Find Its Breath

Great performances make it hard not to at least like 'Breathe,' but they're in service of comfort food for period piece fans that will unfortunately do nothing for those outside of that audience.