TIFF

Luna review

TIFF 2014 Review: Luna

Dean (Michael Maloney) and his younger girlfriend Freya (Stephanie Leonidas) are visited by Dean’s old art school friends Grant (Ben Daniels) and Christina (Dervla Kirwan). Grant…

thedeadlands

TIFF 2014 Review: The Dead Lands

After his tribe is slaughtered during the night, the teenage son of the chief, Hongi (James Rolleston) sets out on a quest for vengeance…

The Judge review

TIFF 2014 Review: The Judge

After his mother passes away, Chicago lawyer Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) returns to his hometown in Indiana where he must reconnect with his…

Rosewater review

TIFF 2014 Review: Rosewater

After appearing on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show in a satiric interview, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari (Gael García Bernal) is thrown into prison by…

the-guest

TIFF 2014 Review: The Guest

In The Guest a soldier (Dan Stevens of Downton Abbey) unexpectedly shows up at the grief-stricken Peterson’s residence, professing to be their recently deceased son’s army…

A Hard Day review

TIFF 2014 Review: A Hard Day

South Korean police detective Ko Gun-soo (Lee Sun-kyun) is already having a bad day. His mother has died and he is going through some…

The Good Lie review

TIFF 2014 Review: The Good Lie

After a brutal civil war in Sudan, four Sudanese refugees move to the United States where they are separated from their family. They must…

Félix and Meira review

TIFF 2014 Review: Félix and Meira

Meira (Hadas Yaron) is an Orthodox Jewish woman in Montreal who feels entrapped by the demands of her religion and her unloving husband. Félix…

Force Majeure review

TIFF 2014 Review: Force Majeure

After a scary situation where Tomas (Johannes Bah Kuhnke) makes a decision that drives his wife Ebba (Lisa Loven Kongsli) to the brink of madness, they…

The Price We Pay review

TIFF 2014 Review: The Price We Pay

Writer/director Harold Crooks delves into the white collared world of corporate tax evasion, revealing the dirty side of off-shore accounts, which in turn robs…