The Glorias, stage and screen auteur Julie Taymor’s take on the life and work of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, exists in a narrow space between being a novel take on biopic conventions and an unwieldy disaster.
Canadian documentarians Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky continue their examinations into the various ways mankind has irreparably damaged the environment with Anthropocne: The Human Epoch, a nod…
Lara Croft returns in Tomb Raider, a reboot that takes us back to the roots of Lara’s adventures, with Alicia Vikander playing a near-perfect, young Lara Croft.
The Light Between Oceans hearkens back to the kind of awards bait prestige projects of the 1970s and 80s. It’s a restrained, stately looking effort full of simmering, restrained, tastefully delivered melodramatic emotions.
Somehow director Guy Ritchie really did it. He’s made the sixties look stylish again, and while I’m not eager to try out any of the fashion myself, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. lives in a hip, cool, Cold War reality where spies are back in style, and the United States and Russia really can’t stand each other.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. held its Canadian theatrical premiere in Toronto on Tuesday evening this week, with all four stars–Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, and Elizabeth Debicki–showing up at the Shangri-La Toronto for a special pre-screening reception, presented by Audi, followed by a red carpet at the Scotiabank Theatre.
- Toronto International Film Festival
On September 6, director Bill Condon and the cast of The Fifth Estate–including Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten–walked the red carpet at Roy Thomson Hall for the opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival.