Monday, January 23 2012
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
Tuesday, January 17 2012
It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.
Friday, January 13 2012
The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.
Friday, September 9 2011
With Award Season in sight, October offers up the last of the should-have-been-summer blockbusters (Real Steel, Anonymous), a few indie darlings (Like Crazy, Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene), and the usual dose of All Hallow's Eve tie-ins (Red State, Paranormal Activity 3).
Thursday, March 29 2012
Although she escaped physically, Martha remains trapped by her past experiences and can’t sever the connection.
Friday, October 21 2011
With one tight frame after another -- faces close up and figures murky underwater, events viewed through windows and doorways -- Martha Marcy May Marlene conveys the limits of what you can know.
Thursday, September 15 2011
An exquisite, terrifying, and marvelously vertiginous film, Martha Marcy May Marlene is my favourite movie of the Festival, and may stand up as my favourite picture of the year.
Tuesday, February 21 2012
Two films that had limited play top this week’s DVDs releases. “The Way,” Grade A-minus: Emilio Estevez has written, produced and directed a modern day…
Friday, December 2 2011
It’s no exaggeration to say people went nuts over Michael Haneke’s 2005 thriller, “Caché.” Steeped in paranoia and cloaked in enigma, the film centered on…