Sally Hawkins shines, but Stephen Frears' The Lost King isn't quite the cinematic jewel in the crown it sets out to be.
Surveying Criterion Channel's neonoir collection, which includes genre-spinning films like Cotton Comes to Harlem, Night Moves, and Blow Out.
The Program is the first attempt to fictionalize the events surrounding Lance Armstrong's downfall, but will it be the definitive one?
Trailers and clips from TIFF 2015's Gala Presentations programme.
David Webb Peoples had a hand in writing three of the greatest films of the latter half of the 20th Century: Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys, and Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven. We talk with the writer (and his wife and sometimes collaborator Janet) as he prepares to visit the Toronto Screenwriting Conference this weekend.
A mindful and mostly well refined look into the nature of moral and ethical contracts, Stephen Frears’ Philomena tackles issues of Catholic guilt and personal redemption quite nicely thanks to a sharp script from co-star and co-writer Steve Coogan and a perfectly cast Judi Dench in the lead.
Philomena Special Presentation Director: Stephen Frears Based on the true story of Philomena Lee, an elderly Irish woman who became pregnant as a teenager and had her child taken away from her by the Catholic Church and sold for adaption, Philomena, manages a curious balance of tones, both comedic and dramatic. Co-written by Steve Coogan […]
This week, our archival DVD column looks at various stages of growing up with looks at Good Will Hunting, High Fidelity, and Adventures in Babysitting, and a look at the volatile nature of change in The Proposition.