All My Puny Sorrows opens in theatres this week, and it cuts to the heart of a mother and her daughters dealing with painful family trauma that has haunted them for years.
An intelligently crafted, mind-bending, and dramatically satisfying look into the dark underbelly of the creative process, Black Bear isn’t the type of film that caters well to those looking for casual viewing.
American Woman, the first feature from writer-director Semi Chellas, has a lot of things going for it and one huge problem working against it.
Multi-hyphenate talent Sook-Yin Lee’s second directorial feature, Octavio is Dead, contains a lot of intriguing ideas and concepts revolving around feelings of grief and sexual identity, but they could stand to be better fleshed out.
A confused, misanthropic mess from start to finish, the gorgeous to look at and admittedly well performed adult fantasy The 9th Life of Louis Drax doesn’t make a lick of emotional or logical sense.
- Toronto International Film Festival
David Cronenberg walked the red carpet at Roy Thomson Hall for his latest film, A Dangerous Method, on Friday, September 10, with his daughter, Caitlin Cronenberg, and three of the stars of the film: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, and Sarah Gadon.
The Liberty Grand played host once again to the opening night gala party for the 36th annual Toronto International Film Festival, bringing a number of stars from television and film to mingle at the gigantic venue.