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TIFF Movie Review: Ford V Ferrari

FORD V FERRARI is a thrilling crowd-pleaser that works whether you know the outcome of the story or whether it's all new to you; I was the latter. Although the movie does feel a bit formulaic, its thrilling race scenes and incredible performances from a cast at the top of their game make it an exciting… Continue reading TIFF Movie Review: Ford V Ferrari

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TIFF Movie Review: Hustlers

As I sit here listening to the HUSTLERS soundtrack and writing this review, I am here to tell you that this movie is worth all the hype. It is entertaining, celebrates diversity and female friendships, has the best music of the year, and most importantly stars Jennifer Lopez in one of the best performances of… Continue reading TIFF Movie Review: Hustlers

tom hanks as mr. rogers changing shoes in a beautiful day in the neighborhood
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TIFF Movie Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD is a crowd-pleasing movie if I have ever seen one. Directed by Marielle Heller, the film is anchored by fantastic performances from Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks and plays as its own episode of MISTER ROGERS NEIGHBORHOOD for its now adult audience. The trailer for the film may lead… Continue reading TIFF Movie Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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TIFF Movie Review: I Am Woman

I AM WOMAN, directed by Unjoo Moon, is a timely, yet familiar biopic on music legend Helen Reddy and her contribution to the women's liberation movement. It's interesting (and disheartening) to see that many of the issues Helen and her compatriots were fighting for in the '70s and '80s are the same issues we are… Continue reading TIFF Movie Review: I Am Woman

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Interview with Rosamund Pike, Matthew Heineman, and Cat Colvin for A PRIVATE WAR

Oscar-nominated documentarian Matthew Heineman (CARTEL LAND) knocks it out of the park with his first dramatic feature film, A PRIVATE WAR. I first saw this film at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and have been thinking about it consistently ever since. Based on the life of Marie Colvin, an American journalist killed while reporting… Continue reading Interview with Rosamund Pike, Matthew Heineman, and Cat Colvin for A PRIVATE WAR