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The Netflix Queue: G.B.F (2013)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds November 1, 2014 0 Comment 1109 views

I don’t expect G.B.F to become one of the iconic teen movies of this decade, but in the end it was cute, and despite some cringe-worthy dialogue it was fun, with some genuine laughs.

Fury (2014)

Posted by Jared Bratt October 30, 2014 1 Comment 1270 views

Much like the confining nature of the film’s mud-treading troupe of tank navigators, Fury (to be blunt about it) is tight.

Big Stars, Short Form at TIFF

Posted by Brandy Dean October 8, 2014 0 Comment 1841 views

Hot on the heels of the introduction of the new Short Cuts International short film programme at the Toronto International Film Festival (in addition to the annual Short Cuts Canada), TIFF is introducing short films into the year round programming at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

TIFF 2014: In Her Place

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 26, 2014 0 Comment 2305 views

Albert Shin’s In Her Place is quiet and deliberately paced, but the pay off is worth it.

TIFF 2014: The Cobbler

Posted by Pam September 26, 2014 0 Comment 1552 views

Thomas McCarthy’s new film, The Cobbler, a modern-day fable about a shoe repairman.

TIFF 2014: Waste Land

Posted by Jared Bratt September 5, 2014 0 Comment 2090 views

Waste Land, from director Pieter Van Hees, is a Fincher-esque crime drama that risks being lost in the noise of TIFF.

TIFF 2014: Short Cuts International Programme 2

Posted by Robert Liwanag September 4, 2014 0 Comment 2176 views

Explore the subtleties of human desire with the 5 shorts in Short Cuts International Programme 2.

TIFF 2014: The Wanted 18

Posted by Wade Sheeler September 4, 2014 0 Comment 1871 views

The Wanted 18 is an unconventional film told in an unconventional way that convolutes an already complex historical revolution.

The Netflix Queue: The Book Thief (2013)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds September 3, 2014 0 Comment 8376 views

The Book Thief isn’t a perfect movie, but it’s a faithful adaptation of the novel and it manages to be genuinely touching without feeling manipulative given its subject matter.

TIFF 2014: Trick or Treaty?

Posted by Brandy Dean September 3, 2014 0 Comment 1793 views

Canada’s premiere First Nations documentarian Alanis Obomsawin (Hi-Ho Mistahey!) returns to TIFF with Trick or Treaty?, an examination of the Idle No More movement.

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