Midnight Madness

TIFF 2022: Venus Review

Venus invites viewers to experience a gritty slice of Madrid overtaken by magic, mysticism, and gangland violence.

TIFF 2022: Pearl Review

Director Ti West’s Pearl is a joyfully twisted horror flick featuring by a staggering Mia Goth performance.

TIFF 2022: Sick Review

Director John Hyams’ vicious slasher movie Sick takes place early in the pandemic and mines horror from society’s COVID-era anxieties.

Titane Director Julia Ducournau on Creating 2021’s Most Shocking Film

No filmmaker working today makes movies quite like Julia Ducournau. The writer-director’s critically acclaimed feature debut Raw is a lurid coming-of-age story that uses cannibalism as its central metaphor. Raw’s stylish visuals and cannibalistic violence may grab your attention, but it’s the film’s singular perspective and resonant themes that add bite. Ducournau’s flamboyant follow-up, Titane, […]

TIFF 2021: Saloum Review

Saloum puts the pedal to the metal for 84 thrilling minutes, so buckle up for a genre-bending action-thriller with rock star swagger.

Sundance 2020: Scare Me Review

Josh Ruben’s horror-comedy, Scare Me, follows two people stuck in a cabin during a power outage as they pass the time by spooking each other out.