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What We Saw at TIFF 2015

The Toronto International Film Festival is sadly done for the 2015 season, and the 40th anniversary of the event was a success. To lead into the awards months and into 2016, we have a few…

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Stonewall (2015)

Final Rating: 7/10 Stonewall centers around a fictionalized version of how the Stonewall Riots came to be, both in the lead up and subsequently aftermath of the landmark event. For those not in the know,…

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Sound and Vision: Ten TIFF-tastic Music Movies

Stop me if you’ve heard this song before. Every September, the Toronto International Film Festival rolls out a Yonge Street-long red carpet to welcome the industry’s biggest playas, movers, and shakers for a binge viewing…

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September Film & Blu-Ray Tipsheet

We are firmly out of the summer blockbuster season, and now the races for awards are underway. We will have multiple film festivals like the Toronto International Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival, the…

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The Gift (2015)

Final Rating: 8.8/10 There are losers and there are winners. We are taught that by Simon (and as we all know, whatever Simon says goes) in The Gift, and this film has to be labeled…

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August Film & Blu-Ray Tip Sheet

Where, oh where, is this summer going? It seemed like just last weekend was the start of June with the sun beaming down on us and jackets were thrown into the closet for good! Maybe…

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The Wolfpack (2015)

Final Rating: 8.1/10 A group of boys appeared on 20/20 last month, and they discussed their lives. This kind of show is named this way to represent the way it opens your eyes to the…

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July Film & Blu-Ray Tip Sheet

I hope you like sequels, prequels, reboots and comic book movies because the time is nigh for nary an original film! Unless of course you are willing to look outside the top box office films…

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Inside Out (2015)

Final Rating: 9.6/10 Wall-E. Up. Ratatouille. Toy Story. Finding Nemo. These are the battle of technology, limitations, culture, self worth and the very world one lives in. Pixar has managed to, time and time again,…

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