The Holdovers Review: Paul Giamatti Sparkles in This Hilarious Gem.

The last time Alexander Payne and Paul Giamatti came together was for Sideways (2004), which ended up being widely known as one of the best movies of that decade. Almost 20 years later, They reunite again for The Holdovers, which also stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph and newcomer Dominic Sessa apart from Paul Giamatti. It follows … Read more

‘One Life’ Review: Anthony Hopkins Stars in an Undeniably Moving Drama

There have been a lot of movies based on the world war this year at TIFF. James Hawes’ latest feature follows the same trend. One Life is based on the true story of Nicholas Winton, an idealistic 20-something man of Jewish heritage who ends up rescuing 669 children from Czechoslovakia in 1938. It is based … Read more

‘Next Goal Wins’ Review: A Fun, Formulaic Underdog Story

Taika Waititi’s last release, Thor: Love and Thunder, failed to impress MCU fans and general moviegoers alike. The movie disappointed at the box office and received negative reviews from critics. This failure shifted the focus to his next directorial feature, Next Goal Wins, with Michael Fassbender in the lead role. Armie Hammer was also cast … Read more

The Wonder Review: Florence Pugh dominates the screen in this slow-burn thriller | TIFF 2022

Florence Pugh is on a roll. She’s already a Marvel superhero and an Oscar-nominated actress, and has major parts in films directed by the likes of Denis Villeneuve and Christopher Nolan next year. However, she is often at her best in smaller, more personal films; Midsommar and Lady Macbeth to name a couple. The Wonder … Read more

The Woman King Review: Viola Davis brings her all in an almost-perfect action movie | TIFF 2022

“The Woman King” is not a typical TIFF premiere. That’s not to say that it doesn’t fit in, but pure action flicks usually don’t launch alongside films by Darren Aronofsky and Sarah Polley. That’s why it’s so surprising that this film is assuredly going to be more well received than the typical TIFF Oscar bait. … Read more