The spirit of the holiday season is thriving in Toronto this year, and it’s staying all month long at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
Escape to Barbados this month with the Barbados Food and Rum Festival as they celebrate 10 years of great food, drinks, and hospitality from October 24 to 27.
Don’t wait until winter to book a warm getaway on the beach. Until November 15, book your Cayman Islands adventure, and save up to 45% visiting the “Culinary Capital of the Caribbean”.
Jay Pharoah is hilarious, he has a plan, and he’s coming to Toronto for JFL42.
A moving film about love, friendship, and impending loss that never panders or gives in to unwarranted emotional manipulation, The Friend is a delicate and thoughtful take on material that could’ve easily been turned into an empty tearjerker.
Austere and restrained almost to a fault, the Danish thriller and family drama Resin is a fairly forgettable tale told with plenty of brooding style, great performances, and not much else worth recommending.
Hustlers is a real gem. The film is star-studded, earnest and heartfelt, and it’s also a crime-drama about a group of women hustling Wall Street scumbags.
Adapting something as sprawling, highly detailed, strange, and twisty as Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize winning 2014 novel The Goldfinch for the big screen might’ve been an impossible task for anyone to attempt, but director John Crowley and screenwriter Peter Straughan certainly give their all with this uneven, sometimes bizarre, but never boring literary epic.
The German domestic thriller Pelican Blood starts off by employing a more psychologically based approach to a Bad Seed story of a child with violent impulses, but quickly devolves into monotony and cliches, despite the best efforts of all involved.
The Audition has a story that’s bound to draw comparisons to Damien Chazelle’s breakthrough film Whiplash, but director Ina Weisse’s approach is decidedly less showy and melodramatic.