Batman

Gotham Episode 1.4 Recap

Gotham's fourth episode addresses the problem with prequels by asking us to sit back and enjoy watching the city turn from bad to Batman-worthy.

Gotham Episode 1.2 Recap

This week on Gotham, a new enemy emerges: expository dialogue. Meanwhile, Penguin runs away with an episode named after the once and future Catwoman.

Play It Again, TIFF

Anchored by a week long run of a restoration of The Godfather Part II, the TIFF Bell Lightbox takes a look at some of history's greatest sequels with their latest film series.

Jacob Kane’s Feminist Fatherhood

Kate Kane repeatedly credits her father, Colonel Jacob Kane, for the empowerment necessary to find her strength, her purpose. Pulling lessons in integrity and how to “soldier on” from the man who found a way to remain protective of his daughter without disrespecting her autonomy and individuality. Paternalism without patronizing.

Films in Brief: 1/31/14

Since mainstream new releases seem to have us singing the blues, here are a few neat classical and nostalgic options, with Cineplex continuing their annual Great Digital Film Festival and the TIFF Bell Lightbox showcasing the works of Paul Verhoeven and the unsung, pioneering African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.