Both an insightful, well researched look into a cinematic past that’s been swept under the rug and a potentially eerie warning of things to be on the look-out for in the future, Hitler’s Hollywood looks at the special breed of blockbuster that was produced, marketed and released under the rule of the Third Reich in Germany.
An easily digestible, inspirational tale of addiction, injury, disability, and recovery, Gus Van Sant’s John Callahan biopic Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot finds the respected filmmaker firmly in his feel-good, Hollywood friendly zone.
Thirteen-year-old actor Noah Jupe has shared the screen with a number of Hollywood heavyweights over the last three years of his rising career, including John Hurt, Charles Dance, Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and most recently, actor turned director John Krasinski for his film A Quiet Place.
The Third Murder will likely be considered in the future as “minor Kore-eda” by many critics, but if this becomes one of his least discussed works, it still bears the mark of being made by one of this generation’s best filmmakers.
A solidly constructed riff on the kind of paranoid, B-movie thrillers that Alfred Hitchcock and Brian De Palma are best remembered for, first time feature director Dave Schwep and screenwriter David Brant’s Broken Star doesn’t reinvent or subvert genre conventions in any way, but it’s fine enough for what it is.
Under the Tree, an Icelandic satire about warring neighbours who choose to escalate petty squabbles to outlandish, disgusting degrees, is truly a film made for the moment.
We catch up with stand-up comic and YouTube pioneer Bo Burnham about his ambitious, heavily anticipated, and purposefully awkward coming-of-age film Eighth Grade, which opens in Toronto this weekend and in select Canadian cites over the next several weeks.
We sit down with British filmmaker Tim Wardle to talk about his buzzworthy and highly secretive documentary Three Identical Strangers, opening in Toronto and Vancouver this weekend.
The Chinese set (but predominantly filmed in British Columbia) action blockbuster Skyscraper wants to be an old school, high concept romp designed to blow audiences through the back of the theatre at every turn.
An appreciative look into the meteoric rise, treacherous fall, and untimely death of a musical icon, Kevin Macdonald’s documentary Whitney offers a fitting tribute to an all time great.