The Criterion Channel has put together small collections of films by noted filmmakers past and present, choosing three each to represent the essence of their work.
In honour of the release of Greta, take a deep dive into this list of some of our favourite cinematic ladies who kill.
Dork Shelf was lucky enough to get a chance to chat with the legendary art house provocateur Michael Haneke when he came to TIFF to premiere Happy End last fall. It was a shockingly playful chat from the Austrian auteur, involving smiles and giggles that we didn’t even know he was capable of.
Anyone anxious to experience some slow burn misery on the big screen this winter needn’t worry. Austrian auteur Michael Haneke is back with the delightfully ironically titled Happy End.
TIFF 2017: Happy End Review.
We spoke with Elle star Isabelle Huppert about bringing the character to life, working with Paul Verhoeven, and about movies that continue to drive her own passion.
Master filmmaker Paul Verhoeven discusses his controversial new film Elle, the power of Isabelle Huppert, and the abortive attempts to make the provocative movie stateside.
Bolstered by Isabelle Huppert’s magnificence, Elle is simply astonishing.
Things to Come TIFF 2016 Review.
Louder Than Bombs TIFF 2015 review
Not familiar with the work of masterful French filmmaker Claire Denis? With a retrospective of her work about to kick off at the TIFF Bell Lightbox this Thursday and a new film opening this Friday, here are five great places to start and become acquainted with one of the most boundary pushing and thoughtful filmmakers working today in our new series we like to call Fast Five
Abuse of Weakness Masters Director: Catherine Breillat Despite an almost terrifyingly realistic leading performance from French cinematic icon Isabelle Huppert and the technically adroit direction of master filmmaker Breillat, Abuse of Weakness is almost dishearteningly repetitive and illogical. Which is all the more upsetting since the film dramatizes an actually heartbreaking moment in Breillat’s life. […]
Dead Man Down is a big fat mess of a movie made by people who really should know better.
This week's archival home entertainment column looks back at Michael Cimino's infamous box office flop Heaven's Gate, the strangely forgotten about Steven Spielberg hit Catch Me If You Can, and the classic noir The Postman Always Rings Twice.