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TIFF 2019: Joker Video Review

Is the highly anticipated standalone JOKER movie – starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular clown prince of crime – worthwhile without the Caped Crusader anywhere in sight?

TIFF 2019: Joker Review

Joker is a dark and twisted tale about a lowly man named Arthur Fleck who slowly transforms into Gotham City’s worst nightmare.

Her Review

Her is nothing short of astonishing: a brainy science fiction yarn set in a not too distant future that also functions as an off kilter, but never ironic, creepy, or off putting modern romance. It’s a reflection of narcissism, consumerism, and most importantly alienation in our modern digital world. It's also the best movie of the year.

This Week in DVD: 3/12/13

This week brings out some heavy hitters at the video store including Life of Pi, The Master, Hitchcock, Smashed, Playing for Keeps, This Must be the Place, and A Late Quartet.

Zizek & Anderson: The Master and The Master

On the evening of his appearance at the TIFF Bell Lightbox to present the third part in his Pervert's Guide to Cinema series, we take a look at the work of psychoanalyst and philosopher Slavoj Zizek and how his theories can lead to deciphering what many believe to be one of the most obtuse films of the year: Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master.