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Charlie Brooker's dystopian sci-fi series adds an interactive layer that still manages to steer us relentlessly into darkness Read more

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Based on the story of a WWII vet busted for being a drug mule for the Sinaloa cartel, The Mule is better than Gran Torino, but that’s not saying much Read more

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Netflix adaptation of Julie Murphy's YA novel provides a refreshing look at body positivity, but would have worked better as a mini-series Read more

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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

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As contrasting monarchs, Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie shout, wear elaborate costumes and bore you to tears Read more

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Despite some decent performances, this genre film lacks something new and fresh Read more

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But Toronto-raised actor Shamier Anderson’s charm and comic timing prevent the pic from diving off a cliff Read more

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Jason Reitman’s film about the politician’s scandal-filled lead-up to his campaign for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination lacks self-awareness Read more

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Even 20 minutes shorter than it was when it opened TIFF, David Mackenzie’s war film – which opens theatrically and on Netflix – is a monotonous slog Read more

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Call Me By Your Name’s Luca Guadagnino doesn’t bring anything new to this abstract and overly long version of Dario Argento’s visceral horror classic Read more

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Steve Carell-Timothée Chalamet film about a father trying to understand his son’s struggles tries way too hard to be authentic, pure and true Read more

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Drew Goddard's Tarantino-esque film is a big, messy, overly long disappointment Read more

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Indie Canadian film begins as an interesting drama but soon becomes just another home invasion thriller Read more

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Jennifer Garner stars as a social media-obsessed mom in series from Girls creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Read more

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Director David Lowery’s film about how we all love Robert Redford is filled with fake clichés Read more

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Toronto-made indie film about a woman finding herself through burlesque performance never becomes more than a series of clichés Read more

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Attempted comedy takes things out of the classroom and proves it's got a short attention span Read more

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Jeremy Saulnier’s thriller – released theatrically and on Netflix this week – set in an isolated Alaskan village will satisfy no one Read more

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Despite a great lead performance, Craig Macneill's film about accused axe murderer Lizzie Borden misses the mark Read more

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Movie by the creator of This Is Us features dialogue that sounds like Pinterest inspo quotes Read more

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Moore’s documentary about how America ended up with Donald Trump as president is, like much of his later work, a bait-and-switch project Read more

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