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TIFF 2021 Review: Ali & Ava – “Satisfyingly sweet while never becoming overly sentimental”

Posted by on Sep 20, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, romance | 0 comments

Films about the working class, while increasing in number, are still not the norm, and romance films even less so.  It’s therefore...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Silent Night “Make no mistake, it is bleak, but it’s also funny”

Posted by on Sep 20, 2021 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi | 0 comments

Prior to the start of Camille Griffin’s Silent Night, the writer-directors feature debut, she had this to say: “I believe as...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Mad Women’s Ball – “Haunting and beautiful”

Posted by on Sep 19, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

In 1885, Victor Hugo died.  He was revered in France, and around the world for that matter, for his work.  He was also a man who...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye – “Chastain’s sincerity is palpable”

Posted by on Sep 18, 2021 in All, biopic, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

When one thinks of the late Tammy Faye Bakker now (she passed in 2007), she is often thought of with that overzealous eye makeup, big...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Spencer – “Kristen Stewart is absolutely transcendent as Diana”

Posted by on Sep 18, 2021 in All, biopic, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Several films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival explore the oppression of women.  It may come in the form of a...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Humans – “one of the more complex dramas of the festival”

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

In every festival comes a film you didn’t see coming, and for me during this Toronto International Film Festival, this is, so far,...

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TIFF 2021 Review: Jagged – “A fun trip down memory lane”

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021 in All, documentary, Film | 0 comments

I can still remember the first time I heard, and saw, the music video for Alanis Morissette’s smash hit “You Oughta...

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TIFF 2021 Review: The Rescue – “It’s about our collective humanity, and what can happen when we all work together”

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

In 2018, the documentary Free Solo made me sweat as no other movie had before.  I am deathly scared of heights, so it played to my every...

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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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