Ryan Gosling

First Man Review

First Man is a supreme tribute not only to the space race, but to one of the most fascinating and misunderstood figures of the 20th century.

The Big Short Blu-ray Review

Last year's surprise award contender The Big Short comes to Blu-ray this week with some nice extras giving insight into this odd film that found comedy in tragedy.

The Big Short Review

The Big Short finds the absurd in the collapse of America's economy and delivers insight through comedy.

Lost River Review

Ryan Gosling has written and directed an art film unlike any movies that are getting made these days. In that sense, Lost River is already an accomplishment, it also happens to be beautifully shot, well acted, and deserves to be seen on the big screen.

Seduced and Abandoned Review

James Toback and Alec Baldwin's take on the Cannes film festival marketplace Seduced and Abandoned is a disarming look at a pair of established Hollywood players with huge egos in an industry that has seen the almighty dollar sign replace star power and authorial intent.

Spotlight on: Nicolas Winding Refn

On the eve of a TIFF Bell Lightbox retrospective looking at the works of still up and coming Danish auteur Nicolas Winding Refn, our film writers look at their favourite films from the uncompromising filmmaker behind Drive, The Pusher trilogy, and Only God Forgives

Only God Forgives Review

Only God Forgives is an endlessly pretty, but astoundingly boring and brutal exercise that shows director Nicolas Winding Refn is nothing without a proper story to back him up.