TIFF 2021 Review: ‘Where Is Anne Frank’Ari Folman Spins A Vibrant But Muddled Fantasy...

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If you know the name Ari Folman at all, it's probably for his stunning animated anti-war film Waltz with Bashir, a biopic of sorts that...

Review: ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’Jessica Chastain Redeems The Televangelist Icon Through Laughter And...

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Having grown up a kid in the '80s, when televangelism was new and at its peak, it was impossible to miss the presence of...

Review: ‘Cry Macho’A Modest Charmer That Finds Clint Eastwood Staying True To His Tough...

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The irony of Clint Eastwood starring in an adaptation of N. Richard Nash's Cry Macho, about an old cowboy who rejects his tough guy...

Review: ‘Blue Bayou’Justin Chon Brings Attention To A Hot-Button Issue With Hard-Hitting Immigrant Love...

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"I chose you", Antonio LeBlanc (writer/director/star Justin Chon) tells his stepdaughter Jessie (Sydney Kowalske) in Chon's third feature, his most dramatic and confident work...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Survivor’Ben Foster Rolls With The Punches In Barry Levinson's Rugged...

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The Survivor is one of those adult-oriented, mature dramas that don't come around too often anymore. Fitting, that it is directed by veteran filmmaker...

Review: ‘Prisoners Of The Ghostland’Nicolas Cage And Sion Sono's Bonkers Genre Mashup Gets Ballsy...

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*NOTE: This review was originally part of our 2021 Sundance Film Festival coverage. Prisoners of the Ghostland opens in theaters and VOD on September...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Starling’Melissa McCarthy Tangles With Grief And An Angry Bird In...

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“Birds are tricky,”  says Jack Maynard (Chris O’Dowd) to his pregnant wife Lilly (Melissa McCarthy) early on in Theodore Melfi's The Starling. He's not referring...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘Lakewood’Naomi Watts Can't Run Far Enough To Save Philip Noyce's Ridiculous...

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Screenwriter Chris Sparling knows his way around a single-person thriller, his Buried script providing Ryan Reynolds one of his finest early-career performances. Veteran director Philip Noyce...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain’Benedict Cumberbatch Is The Quirky Feline...

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It can't be coincidence my friend's cat came scurrying into my room just as The Electrical Life of Louis Wain was starting, can it? The peculiar...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Guilty’Jake Gyllenhaal Leads Antoine Fuqua's Intense, Contained Cop Thriller

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A contained thriller such as Antoine Fuqua's The Guilty, itself a remake of a 2018 Danish film, needs a powerhouse central performance to carry it...