Month: October 2016

TIFF Review: COLOSSAL Is The Strangest Genre Mashup Of The Year

An at-times uneasy mix between a mega monster movie with an indie coming-of-age tale, Nacho Vigalondo’s genre-jumping Colossal defies easy description. It’s an offbeat, inventive, and uneven movie that nestles uncomfortable truths and earnestness among its giant kaiju fights.  (more…)

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TIFF Review: THE BIRTH OF A NATION Is Raw and Powerful

The Birth of a Nation – which reclaims its title from a KKK propaganda film made over a hundred years ago – is a heady mix of gut-level artistry and timely history lesson, told from the perspective of an ambitious auteur making his directorial debut.  (more…)