Victor Stiff

Associate Editor / News Editor / 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 ThatShelf.com and host of Dope Black Movies 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:


  • Turning Red-Mei-walking down-street
    March 7, 2022

    Turning Red Review: Classic Pixar

    Turning Red is a whimsical animated adventure bursting with spectacular visuals, charming characters, and catchy pop ballads.

  • best-in-miniature-aba-Amuquandoh
    February 10, 2022

    Best in Miniature Trailer: Tiny Homes and Big Dreams

    CBC Gem’s highly anticipated new competition series Best in Miniature begins streaming on February 11th. Hosted by writer, actor, and stand-up comedian Aba Amuquandoh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), Best in Miniature sees 11 talented artists from around the world compete against each other by building miniature dream homes. Each episode will showcase competitors crafting […]

  • piggy-Laura-Galán
    January 28, 2022

    Sundance 2022: Piggy Review

    Carlota Pereda’s twisted revenge thriller Piggy wears its midnight movie label like a badge of honour.

  • Summering
    January 26, 2022

    Sundance 2022: Summering Review

    Summering is a feel-good coming-of-age story about four best friends on the cusp of starting middle school.

  • Neymar-The-Perfect-Chaos-Limited-Series
    January 11, 2022

    Neymar: The Perfect Chaos Trailer

    Netflix’s upcoming docuseries Neymar: The Perfect Chaos lifts the veil behind the controversial Brazilian superstar.