Wildly inventive and endlessly unique, One Cut of the Dead is one of the most ambitious and entertaining genre experiments ever concocted.
A predictable, but well executed and paced procedural thriller, Taiwanese director Ching Shen Chuang’s High Flash balances genre conventions with a healthy and relevant dose of political and environmental subtext.
Never blurring the line between reality and fiction, but instead poignantly and thoughtfully considering where that division exists, Shehrezad Maher’s documentary This Shaking Keeps Me Steady examines how recreations of tragedies could never approximate the immediacy of an emergency.
Dear Ex opens the 22nd annual Reel Asian festival in Toronto this week with the Canadian premiere of a complex, poignant, and timely Taiwanese tale of grief, bigotry, and familial in-fighting.
Food lovers, rejoice! Devour! The Food Film Fest returns this week, and it’s what I would call the perfect event for the gastronomically devoted. The 8th annual festival kicks off today and runs until October 28th with a mix of culinary highlights including films, food, and drink in Wolfville, Kentville and Kings County, Nova Scotia.
One of the most tonally off-putting and frustrating depictions of a family attempting to work through, with, and around the addiction issues of a loved one, Beautiful Boy is a well intentioned, but altogether too earnest, hollow, and baffling assembled melodrama that plays more like a parody of an afterschool special than a serious drama.
Whether you’re planning a vacation in Dubai, exploring the United Arab Emirates, or you’re flying to India, Pakistan, or parts of the African continent, Emirates is one of the most prestigious airlines flying to the region, and this summer they announced additional capacity, thanks to two new flights leaving from Toronto every week.
An impassioned, emotional, and vital look at a young person of colour growing up in America, George Tillman Jr.s’ The Hate U Give isn’t a perfect piece of cinematic activism or even a narratively balanced bit of storytelling, but it’s still perfect in all the ways that matter most.
A personal, terrestrial, and sometimes even bracingly experimental look at the historical race to reach the moon, Damien Chazelle’s First Man is a technically dazzling and dramatically satisfying work from one of this generation’s finest filmmakers.
The 2018 Toronto After Dark Festival kicks off this week (and runs through to October ) with a screening of one of the best foreign films of the year, writer-director Issa López haunting, violent, and resoundingly timely modern fairy tale Tigers Are Not Afraid.