TIFF 2013: The Great Beauty Review

The Great Beauty Special Presentation  Director: Paolo Sorrentino We all get something different out of art. Some escape their regular lives for intervals of drifting into the others’ work, some have cocooned themselves with it, and some couldn’t give a shit. In Sorrentino’s newest, Jep Gambardella (Gomorra and Il Divo’s Toni Servillo), an acclaimed writer […]

TIFF 2013: The Animal Project Review

The Animal Project Contemporary World Cinema Director: Ingrid Veninger It’s unfortunate that Ingrid Veninger’s new film, The Animal Project, is ultimately unsuccessful as a larger piece, because the scattered moments of human observation that make up the film are almost always careful and poignant. Sadly, the situation created to spark all these moments feels out […]