A pulp fiction adaptation, a Chinese street vendor/anarchist doc and a rare look at organized crime middle management.
…including a contemporary take on Les Misérables and Dakota Fanning wading into dodgy waters.
PLUS Roy Andersson’s bizarre oeuvre persists, popes talk shop and a colour-blind approach to David Copperfield.
Our final TIFF report for 2015 takes a look at the charismatic, tough-talking leader of a Vancouver Sikh gang in Deepa Mehta’s ‘Beeba Boys’
Today’s TIFF report checks out Jason Bateman’s dysfunctional family outing ‘The Family Fang,’ the technically dazzling one-take youth mischief flick ‘Victoria’ and a rote but loving look at a retro music subculture in 1970’s England in ‘Northern Soul.’
Today’s TIFF report looks at the tense war movie ‘Kilo Two Bravo,’ the escaping-from-cops thriller ‘River,’ and a family dealing with grief in the witty drama ‘Louder Than Bombs.’
More insanity from Yorgos Lanthimos, the Hank Williams biopic with Tom Hiddleston, the new film by Montrealer Guy Édoin & more.
Reviews of three films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival.