Category: Montreal Film Festival

Marvin Booker Was Murdered @ Montreal International Black Film Festival

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There are those rare films that are hard to watch but necessary. Director Wade Gardner’s Marvin Booker Was Murdered is one of those films. The documentary is making its world premiere this weekend at the Montreal International Black Film Festival. Bravo to them for bringing a film of this calibre…

Loving Pablo @ TIFF

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Film truly is a director’s medium. Now matter what actors do at times it all depends on that person behind the camera and their vision. How the story is told is not up to the actors; they just bring it to life. That being said, Loving Pablo features solid performances…

Euphoria @ TIFF

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TIFF has made it its mission this year to shine the spotlight on women. Female directors, actors and subjects have been given a platform. Emma Stone brings us Billie Jean King. Jessica Chastain brings us Molly Bloom and Catherine Weldon. Claire Foy brings us Diana Cavendish. Kristen Scott Thomas brings…

The Mountain Between Us @ TIFF

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The parade of stars continued at TIFF with director Hany Abu-Assad’s (Omar, Paradise Now) film The Mountain Between Us starring two big British film stars, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet. It is a story of survival. Humans battling against the natural environment. Severe conditions with precious little supplies and no…

First They Killed My Father @ TIFF

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We build up stars only to tear them down again. Make them demi-gods(desses) only to cut them down at the knees. Such is the perverted and unstable nature of stardom. There was a time where Angelina Jolie was one of the most recognized and adored celebrities in the world. Now,…