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TIFF: Outside In

Chris has just been released from prison after serving 20 years for a crime he didn’t really commit. That sounds like a cop out but the shades of guilt were complicated and I’ll let you draw your own conclusions. 388 more words

Jay

The Breadwinner

Not all men are bad, not even all Afghan men. That’s important to remember. Not all of them want to treat women like garbage, but the taliban sure does. 405 more words

Jay

TIFF: Lady Bird

In making a coming of age film about a high school student, Greta Gerwig has come into her own – as a writer, as a director, as a woman with a voice. 537 more words

Jay

Buster's Mal Heart

Buster is a mountain man on the run from authorities. He survives the cold winters by breaking into vacation homes and living off the spoils. He’s pursued by the police but also by flashbacks to his prior, family-man life, and by persistent daydreams of being adrift at sea. 361 more words

Jay

TIFF 2017 - Acclaimed Women-Directed Films


Dee Rees elevates her storytelling to a whole different level with ‘Mudbound’. Rarely do women, and particularly women of color, have the opportunity to tell epic stories. 32 more words

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TIFF: Unicorn Store

Full disclosure: I own a unicorn named Mindy. She’s magical. She’s a goddamned magical creature. She’s also inflatable but don’t you DARE call her a pool toy. 680 more words

Jay

Kathryn vs. James: The Underdog Story of how The Hurt Locker won the Oscar for Best Picture over Avatar

It’s March 7, 2010, the night of the 82nd Academy Awards. Two former lovers, James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow who had been married from 1989 to 1991, were both the favorites to win the Oscar for Best Director and Best Picture. 1,865 more words

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