Richie Mehta's Siddharth is a gutting tale set in India about a father searching for a son that he unwittingly sold into child labour.
We talk to Siddharth director Richie Mehta about how a failed project led to him finding this story, writing characters that don’t necessarily align with his own beliefs, returning to shoot in India and how he thinks the film will be perceived there.
The Last Five Years may have been made for twentysomethings, but it's a well crafted, well acted musical with a good story that anyone can get in to.
Elegantly mounted and austere at the same time, Albert Shin’s debut feature looks at three generations of women bound by South Korean customs to a terrible situation.
On National Cancer Day, February 4th, select cities will have screenings of No Evidence of Disease an informative look at doctors bringing awareness to often underfunded forms of reproductive cancers.
We talk with Ian Cheney, director of this month's Hot Docs Doc Soup entry, The Search for General Tso.
In honour of TIFF's year long retrospective of the work of art film pioneer Michael Snow, we begin a new monthly column, starting with a look back at Snow's best known work, Wavelength.
We take a look at all the nominees for Best Live Action and Best Animated Shorts at the Oscars, which you can catch this week at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Red Army is a tightly constructed, fast paced, informative look at one of the most revered (and feared) hockey clubs in history.
Although it fell short of awards season hype, A Most Violent Year can best be viewed as a really solid genre effort.
Wild Card is the worst thing a Jason Statham movie could be: boring.
Despite always threatening to go off the rails, the custody drama Black or White stays on assured footing.
In honour of an upcoming TIFF Cinematheque retrospective, we choose five of the best works of Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-hsien
A major step up for Toronto filmmakers Pavan Moondi and Brian Robertson, Diamond Tongues is the rare example of a film set in the entertainment industry that doesn’t use its main character’s profession and location as a crutch. It’s bracing, bold, and far from precious, boasting an outstanding leading performance and razor sharp writing. Edith […]
The vampire genre gets some much needed new blood in the spooky and sweet A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Outside of Julianne Moore's powerhouse performance, there's not much to talk about with the well meaning and mostly decent Alzheimer's drama Still Alice.
The indie drama Tru Love is a nuanced, well acted little film about love and friendship.
The dreadfully unfunny Mortdecai is every bit as dire as its pre-release buzz suggested.