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TIFF 2016

Sadako Vs. Kayako [TIFF Review]
8.3
2 years ago

Sadako Vs. Kayako [TIFF Review]

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As someone who enjoyed both Ringu and Ju-on and their American remakes (but has never seen the numerous sequels), I was hesitant about Sadako Vs. Kayako. The title smacks of …
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Colossal [TIFF Review]
9.3
2 years ago

Colossal [TIFF Review]

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From the tightly constructed time-travel film Timecrimes, to the thought-provoking ABCs of Death segment “A is for Apocalypse,” to the sprawling transmedia thriller Open Windows, Nacho Vigalondo has proven to …
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The Autopsy Of Jane Doe [TIFF Review]
8.8
2 years ago

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe [TIFF Review]

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While André Øvredal’s Troll Hunter combined mythical monsters and found footage in a way that was both suspenseful and funny, his latest film, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, is straight-up …
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The Girl With All The Gifts [TIFF Review]
9.3
2 years ago

The Girl With All The Gifts [TIFF Review]

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Even horror fans are sick of zombie movies. Yet they keep coming, much like, well… zombies. Clever filmmakers still manage to find ways of bringing something fresh to the subgenre, …
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Raw [TIFF Review]
9.5
2 years ago

Raw [TIFF Review]

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Cannibalism has always been considered one of the world’s biggest taboos. That hasn’t stopped horror fans from embracing characters like the Sawyer clan in the The Texas Chainsaw Massacre film …
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Prevenge [TIFF Review]
9.3
2 years ago

Prevenge [TIFF Review]

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Remember the baby in the 1978 film It’s Alive that embarked on a killing spree within minutes of being born? What if that baby decided to start dispatching people before …
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Without Name [TIFF Review]
8.3
2 years ago

Without Name [TIFF Review]

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Folk horror films are increasing in popularity, with movies like The Witch appealing to audiences who might not normally go to a typical horror film. Irish filmmaker Lorcan Finnegan’s feature …
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The Belko Experiment [TIFF Review]
7.5
2 years ago

The Belko Experiment [TIFF Review]

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Despite the fact that many of us have worked in them, there are few films that truly capture the specific horrors of the typical North American office environment. One could …
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I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House [TIFF Review]
9.5
2 years ago

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House [TIFF Review]

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Osgood Perkins’ debut film February (now called The Blackcoat’s Daughter), chilled me to the bone when I saw it at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, with a few …
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Headshot [TIFF Review]
9
2 years ago

Headshot [TIFF Review]

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Those familiar with the films of The Mo Brothers (a.k.a. Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel) know to expect over-the-top violence and outrageous set pieces, but they might be surprised at …
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