Starring Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson, Red Joan is a story of a British scientist turned KGB spy. Fairly old-fashioned period piece.
Classic movie lovers should be all over this one. Redford is charming as a gentleman bank robber. A sweet love story with Sissy Spacek. Funny and witty. A tribute to Redford’s career.
Essential viewing. 99 year old Ferencz, last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor, has an important message from the past to deliver to the future.
A tender portrait of a single dad & his daughter. Also a quirky portrait of an artist who is borderline tormented.
A sweet little indie film. Grainger and Paquin are great. The bees add an almost fantastical element to the story. I hope it finds its audience.
Curious about TIFF? I answer questions submitted through social media all about TIFF, my first experience, what I would do differently and more.
Captivating drama. Melissa McCarthy seamlessly embodies the unapologetic Lee Israel. Richard E. Grant is perfection as the shifty sidekick.
Argentine family drama about rich people with dark secrets. Takes several twists & turns. Borders on melodrama. At times absurd and humorous
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My final TIFF picks include female centric stories, indie films, LGBT stories, foreign cinema, docs and more.
I discuss some of the 2018 TIFF gala and special presentation films that I’m excited about.
Big news! I’m going to the Toronto International Film Festival. Find out what films will receive Galas and special presentations this September.
Academy Award winning screenwriter and director James Ivory discusses two films, 30 years apart: Maurice and Call Me By Your Name. #TCMFF