Reviews

ABCs of Death 2 review

Review: ABCs of Death 2

The ultimate anthology film returns with ABCs of Death 2. This film features short films from 26 different directors, including a few Canadians, each…

Nightcrawler review

Review: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal’s mesmerizing performance of petty thief turned freelance L.A. crime videographer in writer/director Dan Gilroy’s debut feature will stun TIFF audiences. Louis Bloom…

Force Majeure review

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…

Before I Go to Sleep review

Review: Before I Go to Sleep

Before I Go to Sleep is the second directorial work by writer/director Rowan Joffé. Based on S. J. Watson’s bestselling novel of the same…

Young Ones review

Review: Young Ones

Ernest Holm (Michael Shannon) is a man trying to eke out a living for himself and his son and daughter, in a drought-plagued part of…

Maps to the Stars review

Review: Maps to the Stars

Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore) is an ageing actress in Hollywood looking to make a strong comeback. Dr. Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) works as an analyst, coach,…

Horns review

Review: Horns

Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe) has been accused of the murder of his longtime girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). He denies having any involvement, and is…

A scene from Ouija

Review: Ouija

Laine and Debbie have been friends since childhood. Now college age, the two young women are starting to grow apart, with Debbie becoming strangely…

A Thousand Times Good Night review

Review: A Thousand Times Good Night

Rebecca (portrayed by the ever-affecting Juliette Binoche) is a war photographer whose desire to bring awareness to the anguish and suffering of those within…

Mall review

Review: Mall

An afternoon at the mall for a diverse group of people turns into various levels of nightmare when Malcolm (James Frecheville) arrives with a…