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TIFF 2015

Lace Crater [TIFF Review]
8
4 years ago

Lace Crater [TIFF Review]

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Lace Crater takes a decidedly bizarre concept – sex with a ghost and the subsequent contracting of a sexually transmitted disease – and makes it seem like it might be …
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The Mind’s Eye [Review]
8.5
4 years ago

The Mind’s Eye [Review]

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Filmmaker Joe Begos brought his last film – Almost Human – to TIFF’s Midnight Madness in 2013. It had that gritty, bare-bones vibe of low-budget, late 1970s / early 1980s …
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Southbound [Review]
5.5
4 years ago

Southbound [Review]

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Anthology films are a hot property now, and Southbound‘s pedigree in this capacity is sure to impress: David Bruckner, Roxanne Benjamin, and Radio Silence have all been responsible for segments …
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Der Nachtmahr [TIFF Review]
8.5
4 years ago

Der Nachtmahr [TIFF Review]

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If you’ve seen the trailer for Der Nachtmahr, you may think you know what to expect: an assault on the senses that’s vivid visually as well as aurally. The trailer …
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The Devil’s Candy [TIFF Review]
10
4 years ago

The Devil’s Candy [TIFF Review]

Australian director Sean Byrne has been heralded for his 2009 film The Loved Ones, and film fans have been dying of anticipation for his next project. The Devil’s Candy is …
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February [TIFF Review]
9.8
4 years ago

February [TIFF Review]

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The dead of winter. Darkness. Disturbing noises. A girls’ boarding school, unoccupied during spring break. These are the elements that set the tone for the incredibly frightening February, directed by …
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Green Room [TIFF Review]
9.8
4 years ago

Green Room [TIFF Review]

Director Jeremy Saulnier’s last film, Blue Ruin, was a tense tale of murder and revenge, as well as a reflection on the hopelessness of both. Along with his previous film, …
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TIFF 2015: Festival Preview
4 years ago

TIFF 2015: Festival Preview

The Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF, is one of the world's premiere film festivals, acclaimed for its diversity of programming. This year's Festival runs from September 10 - 20. Although the most likely candidates for genre fare come from the Midnight Madness and Vanguard programmes, the term "genre" isn't just for straight-up [...]