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TIFF 2015 Review: Legend

In London, UK during the ’60s, no criminals were more feared and respected than twin mobsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray (both played by Tom Hardy). Smooth-talking brains of the operation Reggie and gay, overweight, paranoid schizophrenic Ronnie ruled the city with an...

TIFF 2015 Review: Our Little Sister

Following the death of their absentee father, a trio of Japanese women living together at the home they inherited from their grandmother decide to take in the teenage half-sister they never knew they had. Abandoned by their mother at an early age, eldest Sachi (Haruka...

TIFF 2015 Review: Sicario

Kate Mercer (Emily Blunt) might only be a relatively green FBI agent, but she has consistently impressed her superiors, thanks to great support during dangerous and often deadly takedowns of suspected Mexican cartel hotspots at her stationed post in Arizona. Following...

TIFF 2015 Review: Return of the Atom

The quiet Finnish town of Eurajoki (population approximately 6,000) has gained a reputation as “the most electrified city” in Europe. Already home to numerous power facilities, the town, as far back as 2004, was set to become the home of the Olkiluoto...

TIFF 2015 Review: Black

Brussels teenager Marie-Eveyln (Martha Canga Antonio), or Mavela, for short, has watched her entire family serve hard time in prison and seems resigned to following in their footsteps. Of African descent, she joins a street gang (in a city overrun with them) called...