TIFF Review: Arrival

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here. Director Denis Villeneuve has come back after his slightly under cooked Sicario with a film best experienced totally immersed. While Arrival is being touted as a …

TIFF Review: The Promise

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here. Perhaps this demonstrates a lack of creative initiative, but one would believe that if a director was to tackle a subject as weighty as the Armenian genocide, the…

TIFF Review: ARQ

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here. Every theme ARQ plays with, every unanswered thread it dangles and narrative it explores has been done before and better in contemporary science fiction. Despite …

TIFF Review: La La Land

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here. Time melts away while watching Damien Chazelle’s latest, La La Land about the nature of being an artist, dating a fellow performer and how dreams and expect…

TIFF Review: Colossal

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here.  Certainly one of the films with the most bizarre synopsis at TIFF this year, Colossal, written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, is also one of the most surprisin…

TIFF Review: The Red Turtle

For more TIFF 2016 coverage, go here.  A profoundly, affirming film about the trials and tribulations of life, family, love and death, The Red Turtle is a beautiful, wordless fable that cuts to the co…