Film Reviews

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Review: A Strong Ensemble Cannot Overcome a Frustrating Narrative

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

7 Good

‘Misbehaviour’ Review: A Winning Look at the Fight for Women’s Rights

A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

In-House Reviews: Enola Holmes, Kajillionaire, Misbehaviour, Alone & More!

Aaron Neuwirth's reviews for Enola Holmes, Kajillionaire, Misbehaviour, Alone, Beats, H Is For Happiness, and one more review from 2020's Toronto International Film Festival, Another Round.

NYFF 2020 Review: ‘On The Rocks’ Is A Breezy Reunion For Murray And Coppola

Concerned about her marriage, Laura recruits her charming, impulsive father, Felix, to help determine whether any infidelity is taking place, leading to an escalating adventure around New York.

8 Great

‘Fear Pharm’ Review: Cornfields and Crazies in Fall Horror Flick

A group of friends going through a corn maze are stalked by masked killers.

4 Poor

‘No Escape’ Review: Escape This Lame and Tame Torture Thriller

A social media personality and his friends travel to Russia to experience a unique escape room, soon realizing they may be in real danger.

4 Poor

TIFF 2020 Review: A Documentary Round-up With ‘MLK/FBI,’ ’76 Days,’ and Werner Herzog

We review three documentaries, MLK/FBI, 76 Days, and Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds, at TIFF 2020. Directors include Werner Herzog, Sam Pollard, and new team Weixi Chen & Hao Wu.

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ Marks Wang Jing as a Filmmaker to Watch

We review Wang Jing's directorial debut, "The Best is Yet to Come" at TIFF 2020. In the aftermath of SARS in 2003, a Chinese journalist makes a startling discovery.

6 Fair

Foreign Lens: About Elly (2009)

About Elly is one of the earlier films from director Asghar Farhadi. 

9 Amazing

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