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RIORI Vol 3, Installment 74: Adam Brooks' "Definitely, Maybe" (2008)

The Players…

Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz and Kevin Kline, with Derek Luke, Adam Ferrara and Bill Clinton (by proxy). 3,271 more words


TIFF Diary #5: 'Disobedience,' 'Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool,' 'Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood'

Rachel McAdams’ great gift as an actor has always been her ability to communicate what she’s thinking, and that’s a particular blessing when playing a character as trapped by tradition as Esti Kuperman, the closeted lesbian in an Orthodox Jewish marriage in Sebastián Lelio’s… 968 more words


TIFF 2017 Review: "Disobedience" (2017) ★★★★★

It was Sebastian Lelio’s riveting Gloria that introduced me to the world of this wonderfully talented filmmaker. His new feature film La Mujera Fantastica with Daniela Vega highlighted what exactly a filmmaker expects from his storytelling ability. 652 more words

Movie Reviews

The Mummy (2017): Brendan Fraser Deserves Better Than This (Review... In Japan!)

For roughly the entire month of August, my brother and I traveled all around Japan seeing the sights and scarfing down on some incredible food. While staying in Okinawa for a few days, we decided to venture to the local theatre to see what was cooking. 1,495 more words


Toronto Film Review: 'Disobedience'

Four years after delving deep into the romantic troubles of a singles-bar-haunting fiftysomething in “Gloria,” and a few months after casting a sensitive eye on a young transgender waitress in the wake of tragedy in “A Fantastic Woman,” Chilean director Sebastian Lelio offers yet another striking and warmly nuanced portrait of the kinds of women whose internal lives are rarely portrayed on screen, tackling a lesbian love affair within London’s Orthodox Jewish community in “Disobedience.” Taking on his first English-language feature, he directs Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams in an adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel, which begins as a case study in religious repression and gradually evolves into something much richer. 775 more words


'Disobedience - Toronto Film Festival Panel Livestream

Deadline’s Cocktails & Conversation panel series at the Toronto Film Festival continues at 11:15 AM ET today with Disobedience, the movie adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel about a woman who returns home to her orthodox Jewish community in London and rekindles a romance with the wife of her longtime friend. 49 more words

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