‘Petite Maman’ review: A profound examination of loss and living through it

In the wondrous Petite Maman, director Céline Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire) revels in her finest work to date in this evocative and personal story doused with a sprinkling of magical realism. A story of mothers and daughters,…

‘Bubble’ review : The latest in Netflix animation is as weightless as its namesake

Considering the absurd amount of talent behind the latest anime film from Netflix, Bubble, it’s, to put it lightly, shocking how little substance there is to show for it. Despite expected and exemplary animation, especially in high-octane sequences of weightless parkour…

‘The Hand of God’ review: A beautiful, thematically excellent love letter to Naples.

About a week ago, I was listening to an interview with Chuck Palahniuk, the author of Fight Club, in which he was discussing his process as a writer. He attributes one aspect of his writing as a major reason his…

‘Aloners’ review: Debut filmmaker Hong Sung-eun is one to watch | TIFF 2021

First-time feature filmmaker Hong Sung-eun impresses with her debut film ‘Aloners,’ which plays off of the devastating impacts isolation can have.

‘Petite Maman’ review:A profound examination of loss and living through it | TIFF 2021

‘Petite Maman’ from this year’s TIFF is director Céline Sciamma’s most assured and moving film to date.

‘Afterlife of the Party’ review: A fresh take on the redemption arc

Netflix’s latest supernatural comedy, ‘Afterlife of The Party,’ gives a new take on life after death.

‘Black Widow’ review: A vacant and thankless farewell to Scarlett Johansson’s Avenger

Operating as a disingenuous farewell to a character who’s been continuously shafted in the films she’s co-starred in, as well as a much more interesting look at who will be her replacement in the MCU, Black Widow works as long…