Review: ‘The Sound of Silence’ breaks through the quiet to find a universal experience

Peter Sarsgaard is here to calibrate your life in THE SOUND OF SILENCE (IFC Films / photo: Auditory Pictures LLC)… Read More

September 9, 2019

Toronto Review: Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ is packed with wit and intrigue

Courtesy of TIFF Rian Johnson’s latest is an entertaining and compelling mystery tale with a comedic twist Crime/mystery films, or… Read More

September 7, 2019

Toronto Review: ‘Certified Mail’ is a risky debut with a career-best performance from Egyptian star Basma

Courtesy of TIFF Hisham Saqr’s debut may not be narratively exciting but it marks an assured debut by a new… Read More

September 6, 2019

Toronto Review: ‘Just Mercy’ is a superbly crafted drama with a standout performance by Jamie Foxx

Courtesy of TIFF Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx shine in the true story of a man wrongfully imprisoned and… Read More

September 6, 2019

Toronto Review: ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is unremarkable despite strong performances by Patel and Swinton

Courtesy of TIFF Armando Iannucci’s period piece is a charming yet incoherent film that hold commercial potential but lacks artistic… Read More

September 6, 2019

Toronto Review: the inventive and touching ‘La Llorona’

Courtesy of TIFF Jayro Bustamante’s atmospheric film is a unique, inventive look at dictatorship and racism in war-torn Guatemala In… Read More

September 5, 2019

Toronto Review: Scott Z. Burns’ ‘The Report’ is an an essential celebration of the pursuit of truth

Scott Z. Burns’ film is an engrossing, gripping look at one of the most crucial and eye-opening reports in US… Read More

September 5, 2019

Toronto Review: ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ is a stunning and sophisticated debut

Courtesy of TIFF Amjad Abu Alala creates one of the best, if not the best, Middle Eastern film of the… Read More

September 5, 2019

Box Office Preview and Predictions (Sep 6-8) – ‘IT: Chapter Two’ aims to float to another record opening

(L-r) JAMES McAVOY as Bill Denbrough, JAMES RANSONE as Eddie Kaspbrak, JESSICA CHASTAIN as Beverly Marsh, BILL HADER as Richie… Read More

September 5, 2019

Oscar Predictions: Post-Telluride, mid-Venice, pre-TIFF set your sights on Renée Zellweger, Adam Driver and ‘Parasite’

MARRIAGE STORY (Courtesy of Netflix) With Telluride just finishing, Venice still underway, and Toronto starting tomorrow, we are smack in… Read More

September 4, 2019

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