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!
One of the year’s most anticipated blockbusters, “Justice League,” opens this weekend, but that’s not the only movie coming out. In theaters, we have Stephen Chbosky’s “Wonder,” Sony Pictures Animation’s “The Star,” Dan Gilroy’s sophomore feature “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Netflix is also releasing festival favorite from director Dee Rees, “Mudbound.” So let’s go more in depth with each new release.
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!
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!