Daniel Janvier

The Notebook review

Review: The Notebook

Set in Hungary 1944, twin brothers (András and László Gyémánt) are sent to the home of their cruel grandmother – a small farm in…

Agata Trzebuchowska as Ida

Review: Ida

Ida takes place in 1960s Poland as a novitiate nun, Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska), prepares to take her vows. When told of her Aunt Wanda (Agata…

Claude Jutra's A Chairy Tale

Hot Docs 2014 Review: Jutra

Claude Jutra is a highly important figure in Quebecois film history. His feature Mon oncle Antoine (1971) is not only an treasure within the…

BloodBrother

Review: Blood Brother

When Rocky Braat returns to Pittsburgh from an extended residency in India, his best friend and filmmaker Steve Hoover documents what becomes the biggest…

The Summit Production Still

Review: The Summit

In the summer of 2008, a large expedition set out for the summit of K2. The mountain is not just the second largest in…

Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave

Review: 12 Years A Slave

Based on the memoirs of a kidnapped free black man forced back into slavery, 12 Years a Slave sees Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) struggle…

Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave

TIFF Review: 12 Years a Slave

Based on the memoirs of a kidnapped free black man forced back into slavery, 12 Years a Slave sees Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) struggle…