Niki Caro's efficient, economic direction makes The Mother a passably engaging star vehicle for the always-watchable Jennifer Lopez.
Gael García Bernal gives his best performance yet playing an exótico wrestler in Roger Ross Williams' real-life drama Cassandro.
M. Night Shyamalan, the king of twists is (sorta) back with his latest effort, the existential suspense drama Old starring Gael Garcia Bernal.
That Shelf is giving you the chance to see M. Night Shyamalan's latest supernatural mystery thriller, Old!
Pixar's criminally under-appreciated Coco gets a second life in one of the most dazzling, feature-packed Blu-rays Disney has ever released.
Salt and Fire TIFF 2016 review.
This Canadian/ Brazilian coproduction is an ambitious and clever Kaufmanesque comedy with plenty of talent behind it. For a mixed media meta good time, go see Zoom.
Desierto TIFF 2015 review
With his directorial debut Rosewater, Jon Stewart shows great promise as a storyteller, but needs practice as a director.
Rosewater Special Presentations As a first time feature director, television personality Jon Stewart still has a bit to learn. As a writer, however, he has constructed a taut and thoughtful drama based on the true story of imprisoned British journalist Maziar Bahari. Bahari (played here in an understated and dignified turn from Gael Garcia Bernal) […]
Alfonso Cuaron was a master craftsman from the second he was allowed to make movies, but it was only after Y Tu Mama Tambien that he became filmmaker who used his style to serve substance.
The Oscar nominated Chilean historical and political drama No is a riveting, at times darkly funny, and unpredictable piece of work from director Pablo Larrain.
We take a look at the Toronto edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival (kicking off this Tuesday at the TIFF Bell Lightbox) and a trio of the films showing: Academy Award nominee No, Camp 14: Total Control Zone, and The Act of Killing.
This week at the video store, we check out the timely comedy of The Campaign, the out of time Oliver Stone thriller Savages, the zombie apocalypse of [REC]3: Genesis, the romantic dramedy stylings of A Little Bit of Heaven and Ruby Sparks, and the goings on in the world of Mad Men.