What’s New In Theaters (11/3/17): “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Lady Bird,” and More…

Hey, everybody! We have five new releases this weekend and I thought it would be fun to do a quick rundown of each film. In wide release, we have the latest Marvel Studios film, “Thor: Ragnarok,” the holiday-themed R-rated sequel, “A Bad Moms Christmas,” and Rob Reiner’s new biopic, “LBJ.” In limited release, Richard Linklater’s […]

NYFF55 Reviews: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird,” “Wonderstruck” + “Blade Runner 2049”

Time to continue on with the NYFF reviews! Got to revisit a couple of my favorite films of the year with Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.” I’ll also be reviewing Todd Haynes’s “Wonderstruck” while also delving into this weekend’s new release from Denis Villeneuve, “Blade Runner 2049.” Ready […]

NYFF55 Reviews: “The Florida Project,” “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”

Got a couple more movies to review out of NYFF! Today, I bring you reviews for Noah Baumbach’s new film, “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” while I also revisit my favorite movie of the year, Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project.” So let’s begin!

TIFF 2017 Day 10: “Darkest Hour,” “Lean On Pete,” “I, Tonya,” “Hostiles,” “Vampire Clay”

Busy, busy, busy day today on the 10th day of the festival. I got five more films into my lineup including Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour,” Andrew Haigh’s “Lean On Pete,” Craig Gillespie’s “I, Tonya,” Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,” and Sôichi Umezawa’s “Vampire Clay.” Let’s jump right in!

TIFF 2017 Day 6: “First Reformed,” “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Shape of Water”

Sorry for the delay on this post, but let’s get ready to go down day 6! I got to catch Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman,” and finally Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”

TIFF 2017 Day 4: “mother!,” “Suburbicon,” “The Florida Project,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

I had a very busy day 4! Saw a lot of big movies today including Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!,” George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project,” Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’s “Battle of the Sexes,” and Dan Gilroy’s “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Let’s get to it!

TIFF 2017 Day 2: “The Breadwinner,” “Outside In,” “Lady Bird”

Day 2 has begun. I didn’t have quite as busy of a day today having only seen three films, but all three have female directors are very much so worth discussing. We have Nora Twomey’s “The Breadwinner,” Lynn Shelton’s “Outside In,” and Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, “Lady Bird.”

TIFF 2017 Day 1: “Call Me By Your Name,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” “Borg/McEnroe,” “Loveless,” “Bodied”

The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has finally arrived! I’ll be posting here daily all my thoughts on the films that I see here at TIFF. Let’s kick things off with the five films that I saw today which include Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name,” Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” […]