How To Build a Girl – TIFF 2019 Review

I hate looking back and cherry-picking the worst films I see at a specific film festival. The goal of going to an event of such grand caliber, is to celebrate the art of cinema, not disregard it. However, if there’s one film at the Toronto International Film Festival that raised eyebrows, and expressed a certain […]

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The Lighthouse – TIFF 2019 Review

Since The Witch struck a chord in the art-house horror scene back in 2015, fans have been clamoring for the latest project from breakout voice Robert Eggers. Blending spacial tension with withering familial bonds, Eggers created a tense ball of stress, that continued to untangle over the course of 2015’s divisive horror release. With his […]

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Black Conflux – TIFF 2019 Review

After attending TIFF 2019 and seeing many festival favorites, I was left with a similar impression, with how the majority of films that I saw at the fest, never felt influential to me. That was until I saw Black Conflux from writer-director Nicole Dorsey. It’s a film that follows a very simplistic narrative, centralizing around […]

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The Truth – TIFF 2019 Review

To Hirokazu Kore-eda, family means everything. With each delicate film added onto his ever growing filmography, each of his stories, even some of his more non-traditional genre fare, have something to do with relationship drama and the connections where family comes into play. These elements are always endearing, mainly due to Kore-eda’s sensitive touch. Already […]

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