Victor Stiff

Senior Critic
Victor Stiff is a Toronto-based entertainment journalist and member of the Toronto Film Critics Association. He is the News Editor and Senior Critic at and host of UFO Movie Club on YouTube. Victor has contributed to the Canadian Academy, POV Magazine, Global News, The Playlist, Screen Rant, We Got This Covered, In the Seats, and Sordid Cinema. Victor received the TFCA’s 2019 Emerging Critic award and served as a jury member at the 49th Festival du nouveau cinéma. He’s currently a programmer for the Rendezvous With Madness Festival.

Articles by Victor Stiff:

  • uproar-Julian-Dennison
    September 17, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Uproar Review

    Uproar is a laugh-out-loud-funny drama that delves into complicated themes of allyship, the culture wars, and racial identity.

  • flora-and-son-eve-hewson
    September 15, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Flora and Son Review

    John Carney’s latest film, Flora and Son, is a delightful musical dramedy featuring a career-best Eve Hewson performance.

  • 100-yards-jacky-heung
    September 14, 2023

    TIFF 2023: 100 Yards Review

    Haofeng and Junfeng Xu’s 100 Yards is a masterfully crafted martial arts epic starring a phenomenal Jacky Heung.

  • boy-kills-world-Bill-Skarsgård
    September 14, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Boy Kills World Review

    Boy Kills World delivers two hours of sensory overload, packed with colourful characters, over-the-top action sequences, and stylish visuals.  

  • knox-goes-away-michael-keaton
    September 12, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Knox Goes Away Review

    Michael Keaton stars in and directs this cold-blooded thriller about a hitman attempting one last job while struggling with dementia.

  • Monster
    September 12, 2023

    TIFF 2023: Monster Review

    Hirokazu Kore-eda crafts another bittersweet and morally complex melodrama chronicling love, connection, and resilience.