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TIFF 2019 reviews

Ellen Page and Ian Daniel's documentary about ecological disaster sites near Black and Indigenous communities in Nova Scotia is straightforward and effective Read more

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Waves

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The cast, especially Sterling K. Brown and Taylor Russell, nearly rescue this Oscar-hyped movie from itself Read more

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No-budget Midnight Madness closer from Uganda is technically a mess, but it's wild, broad and silly action movie fun Read more

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Just Mercy

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Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx costar in a predictable legal drama about a lawyer crusading against wrongful convictions Read more

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The Safdie Brothers-directed thriller starring Adam Sandler as a shady jeweller is wickedly funny Read more

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Guns Akimbo

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Silly action extravaganza starring Daniel Radcliffe tries to outdo young Peter Jackson for enthusiastic splatter Read more

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The Burnt Orange Heresy

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Film about an art critic enlisted by a collector to interview reclusive legend is the textbook definition of middling arthouse Read more

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Lucy In The Sky

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Natalie Portman delivers one of the most moving performances of her career in Legion showrunner Noah Hawley's feature debut Read more

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Saint Maud

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Ross Glass's horror film about devotion and belief features a tremendous performance from Morfydd Clark Read more

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The Vigil

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Keith Thomas's horror film is full of the usual jump scares and musical stings, but its unique context makes it a worthy Midnight Madness entry Read more

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Noah Baumbach's devastating semi-autobiographical work is one of the best films of the year Read more

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Riz Ahmed gets the showcase he deserves as a noise-metal drummer coping with sudden hearing loss Read more

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Thriller about a family living in self-imposed isolation in a Denmark forest has a coiled, unsettling tension, but the resolution doesn't work Read more

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Kasi Lemmons-directed biopic gives abolitionist Harriet Tubman the superhero treatment Read more

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Atlantics

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Mati Diop's intimate Cannes-winning feature about separated lovers offers a gentle and empathetic view of the migrant crisis Read more

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Martin Eden

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Italian director Pietro Marcello's searing and urgent parable zeroes in on the social conditions that give rise to toxic politics Read more

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James Mangold's racetrack version of The Right Stuff never gets out of third gear Read more

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Despite Joaquin Phoenix's performance, this super-serious stand-alone origin story is very expensive and utterly hollow Read more

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The Truth

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Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche elevate Hirokazu Kore-eda's sentimental and unsubtle family drama about truth, art and memory Read more

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Genre-bending filmmakers' latest is sure to be their most divisive picture yet, but I happily went along for the ride Read more

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