A smart script and some amazing acting keep this quirky philosophical movie running at a good pace.
Put mildly, I found this film a complete waste of time.
Undertow should serve only to further cement David Gordon Green’s reputation as a young filmmaker.
Like the classic French crime thrillers, Automne exudes coolness and atmosphere.
Of all of the films I saw at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, The Overture was easily the most sentimental and honest.
A Polish prison film that raises interesting questions about the law and morality in general.
The film moves with such quiet grace and sublimity that I found myself completely arrested throughout.
If you’re looking for a way to pay respects to the memory of Leslie Cheung, you can certainly do far, far worse.
Guy Maddin has created a weird little movie with a golden heart.
Sugihara’s struggles feel wholly real and believable, which makes the film’s final scenes of reconciliation all the more rewarding and powerful.
There’s something rather Old Testament-y about this story to me, with its portrayal of vengeance, depravity, and forgiveness.
Samurai Fiction is a loving, humorous — and incredibly stylish — parody/homage to the classic samurai films of yore.
A moody, atmospheric Indian film about a suicide bomber who starts having second thoughts about her mission.
More finally confronting his accusers in the courtroom is as great a final showdown as you’ll ever see.
Watching this movie, I felt a great deal of sadness.
There were times when I wanted Stoked to slow down a bit and dig a little deeper — especially when it came to Rogowski’s conversion.
With a longer running time, perhaps something more substantial might have taken place.
A beautiful, if obtuse sci-fi film about memory and lonely people that owes much to Krzysztof Kieślowski’s cinema.
A very entertaining and engaging, if somewhat dated, kung fu flick.