That Shelf writers select their favourite films of 2020 at the year's mid-point.
Wildlife TIFF 2018 Review.
Paul Dano makes his directorial debut with this 1960s-set film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan. Read our Wildlife review and follow us for more coverage straight outta Cannes.
Mudbound follows the trials and tribulations of two families bound to the land they farm. The film is a sweeping story filled with the realities and struggles of love, war, family, and friendship.
TIFF 2017: Mudbound Review.
With this new treatment of 2013's Inside Llewyn Davis, The Coens finally have a film in the Criterion Collection, was it worth the wait?
Directors Joel and Ethan Coen and actor Oscar Isaac work together in the 1960s New York folk music scene set Inside Llewyn Davis to craft one of the most emotionally affecting works to date in a fictionalized tale of a talented obstinate that feels as powerful as the best non-fiction.
While still technically an alright movie overall and somewhat subdued by its director's usual flashy standards, Baz Luhrmann's big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby still proves that there's something completely unfilmable about the source material in spite of some pitch perfect casting and stylistic choices.
This week, action and misery seem to be the themes as Andrew Parker takes on Shame and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, while Noah Taylor looks at The Divide, and Phil Brown watches Contraband
Director Nicolas Winding Refn has proven that he knows the dark world of crime dramas well. His new film Drive manages to be both an immaculate homage to the seminal crime films of Melville and Mann, and a worthy addition to a genre already full of classics.