Another month down, another ranked list. I saw 16 films released in November and, for the most part, it was a great month for movies. The only major release I missed that I wanted to catch was “Wonder,” especially after hearing such solid buzz. Still, November was filled with strong awards contenders so let’s get started with the list!
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We got some exciting new releases to celebrate the 4-day weekend as we have Pixar’s latest entry “Coco,” Gary Oldman’s much-buzzed performance in “Darkest Hour,” Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer starring in “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” and one of the heavy-hitting Oscar frontrunners “Call Me By Your Name.” Let’s take a closer look!
So it’s been a week since the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. It was a wild ride, but I got to see a lot of truly remarkable films, some surprising gems, and yes, some piles of trash. So I just wanted to take the time to do a recap of the festival and talk about the best and the worst that TIFF had to offer this year. Here we go!
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!