Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Here you will find the archives for reviews, interviews, essays, and news related to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

One Night In Miami

Brotherhood and Race Drive the Beautifully Executed ‘One Night in Miami’

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Regina King shines with her feature directorial debut, which we review via the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival.

Fall Festival Movies

The 25 Best Films of Fall Festival Season 2019

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We went to Venice, Toronto, New York, and Austin and saw numerous wonderful films — these are the 25 best.

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The 2019 Fall Festival Awards

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The fall festival circuit may be over… but awards season is just beginning.

Joker

Double Take: Unpacking The Controversies of ‘Joker’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’

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Two films about radicalization made waves at TIFF, but what do these vastly different movies actually have to say about the subject?

Personal History Of David Copperfield

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Review: Aims For Whimsy But Comes Up Short

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Armando Iannucci’s take on Dickens is a stilted and tedious step down from ‘The Death of Stalin.’

Jojo Rabbit Jump

How ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Appeals To the Masses

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Taika Waititi’s new satire is surprisingly awards-friendly.

Thevigiltiff

How ‘The Vigil’ Director Keith Thomas Made a Jewish Genre Film

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We spoke to ‘The Vigil’ writer-director Keith Thomas about his (un)Orthodox genre debut, his love of Skinny Puppy, and the delicate art of spider wrangling.

True History Of The Kelly Gang

‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Review: A Gleefully Bonkers Take on Australia’s Greatest Outlaw

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More like Portrait of a Kelly Gang on Fire.

Jojo Rabbit Forest

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: A Hitler Comedy That’s More Safe Than Subversive

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Taika Waititi’s latest is too cute to land a punch.