TIFF report #7: The Family Fang, Victoria, Northern Soul

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.’

Divine Fits’ Dan Boeckner on cities and supergroups

No one was too surprised when Wolf Parade parted ways. At Mount Zoomer and Expo 86 were good albums, but neither was as end-to-end exciting as Apologies to the Queen Mary was back in 2005. And when two very different side projects emerged, it was clear that the band’s primary songwriters, Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner, needed artistic outlets far apart from one another.