A Monster Calls meets the challenge of creating a family-friendly film about mental health issues that’s also entertaining and fun to watch.
Ghostland: The View of the Ju’/Hoansi documents the experiences of a few members of the Namibian Ju/’Hoansi tribe as they venture out, for the first time, to the rest of Namibia, then later, to Europe
A review of Being 17, split into three trimesters for some reason.
In honour of TIFF's Rainer Fassbinder retrospective, we continue our own exploration of the auteur by looking at his depiction of love in several key works.
The TIFF Bell Lightbox is currently running a retrospective of Rainer Fassbinder's films so we're examining key titles from the prolific director's oeuvre and assessing their relevance today.
Inspired by the real-life artist Katsushika Hokusai and his daughters, Miss Hokusai is a stunning film about art, patriarchy, and independence.
Inuk film Maliglutit pays homage to John Ford's The Searchers with a revenge plot set in Nunavut, 1913.
An interesting look at how Nazis were dealt with in post-war Germany, The People vs. Fritz Bauer it too distanced from its compelling protagonist.
Three years after its initial release, Will O'Neill's Actual Sunlight remains a harrowing depiction of depression.
Takashi Miike’s latest Japanese horror film mixes up a little of Saw, a pinch of The Hunger Games, a taste of Battle Royale, and a hell lot of insanity.
Polish horror musical The Lure, directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska is all skin and glitter, with no substance, much like its protagonists.
Despite a few appropriately eerie moments, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Japanese thriller Creepy suffers from an inconsistent tone and unbelievable plot developments.
Our Film and Accessibility Critic saw over 50 movies at TIFF 2016. Unfortunately the inconsistent quality of accessibility almost prevented him from seeing what turned out to be his favourite movie of the festival.
Boys In The Trees TIFF 2016 Review
The Cinema Travellers TIFF 2016 Review
Forever Pure TIFF 2016 Review.
The Giant TIFF 2016 Review.