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TIFF 2021 Review: Murina – “A confident and stunning debut”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Every morning Julija (Gracija Filipovic) goes spearfishing with her father.  Their target during the dives is the murina, the moray eel, a...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain – “The film never lives up to the brilliant first half it creates”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2021 in All, biopic, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Prior to viewing The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, I was unfamiliar with this British artist.  It turns out he was an inventor,...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Julia – “A worthy celebration of an amazing woman’s life”

Posted by on Sep 14, 2021 in All, documentary, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Do NOT watch the new documentary Julia on an empty stomach.  Though likely you’re going to feel compelled to make a roast, or find...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Encounter – “Riz Ahmed again demonstrates his considerable talents”

Posted by on Sep 14, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

In the opening sequences of Encounter we see a meteorite hitting the earth, its particles touching everything in its path and making its...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Hill Where Lionesses Roar – “Each character is complex and layered”

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

“Youth has a lot to say, but it’s rarely heard,” said writer-director Luàna Bajrami prior to the debut of her first...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Power of the Dog – “A vast, epic western”

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, Western | 0 comments

Westerns are not my particular genre of choice when it comes to film.  Yet there was something that drew me towards watching The Power of...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Scarborough – “An important lesson in empathy and kindness”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Scarborough, Ontario is an eastern suburb of Toronto.  A true melting pot of diversity, not only in cultural backgrounds, but...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Mothering Sunday – “The style overshadows the substance”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, romance | 0 comments

In introducing her new film Mothering Sunday, director Eva Husson says that the “script arrived at a time of great personal...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Petite Maman – “It feels just like being wrapped in a warm hug”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Back in 2019, Céline Sciamma dazzled audiences with the beautiful, expansive, and heartbreaking love story of Portrait of a Lady on Fire....

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TIFF 2021 Review: Dear Evan Hansen – “A lot to like about this adaptation”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, musical, Reviews | 0 comments

In 2012 director Stephen Chbosky debuted his film Perks of Being a Wallflower at the Toronto International Film Festival. Now, in a move...

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