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TIFF Review: Canopy

Canopy is a war film which focuses on a different kind of battle, not a fight to conquer, but rather a fight to survive. Jim (Khan Chittenden) and Seng (Tzu-yi Mo) find themselves compelled to work together to survive when they quite literally stumble into one another...

TIFF announces 2012 award winners

Well, it’s all over folks. You can tell that by the completely dismantled Industry Lounge, or by the tumbleweed and upcoming programming billets littering the streets of the city. But wait! There is one final thing to do before the curtain officially closes on...

TIFF Review: Disconnect

Disconnect   focuses around three stories: a teenage boy being cyber bullied; a couple who have their credit card and banking information stolen; and a reporter trying to do a story about youths being exploited in a sexual chat room. Although  there are three...

TIFF Review: What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew is a contemporary version of the Henry James novella by the same name. Taking place in modern day New York City, the story revolves around precocious 7-year-old Maisie (Onata Aprile) who’s caught in the middle of a bitter custody battle between...

TIFF Review: Room 237

Have you ever found yourself watching The Shining and wondering what’s up with all of the Native American imagery? Have you ever wanted to watch it frame-by-frame to deconstruct its hidden meaning or plot out a perfect map of the ominous Overlook Hotel to...

TIFF Review: Painless

In 1931, just before the Spanish Civil War, a group of children are locked away in an institution. The children cannot feel pain and, with the help of a German doctor, they’re placed in experiments to help them understand suffering. In the present day, David...