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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★½

    Reminiscent of a “certain film” and yet so unique, this is a film that lingers with you long after you leave the theatre. The film begins with shocking and confusing images, we are not quite sure what is going on. Audience as voyeur, this not seeing everything clearly pulls you into the film craving clarity which you almost get as the film progresses, but not entirely. I love leaving a film still wonder what the… These are the films you…

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★★

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    I was transported back in time to my early childhood and had tears running down my cheeks throughout this film. I am so fortunate that I had Mister Rogers in my life. There is so much the world can learn from this man who exemplified human kindness.  Hopefully this film will wake some people up.

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  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★

    You might be wondering why you are watching it and then about a third of the way in you stop wondering and your nails are dug into the armrests.   That the audience clapped at the end was either that it was the first film we all saw post TIFF or that it was just plain awesome.  This is what Nicholas Cage is best at.  Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roach also played well. And whoever the dudes in the gimp suits were, well, enough said. The late Johann Johannsson’s techno score heightens the tension throughout this thunderous otherworldly gruesome gothic revenge story.

  • Burning

    Burning

    ★★★★

    TIFF18 Film 29

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  • Metropolis

    Metropolis

    ★★★★★

    “The mediator between the hands and the head must be the heart”.

    I finally saw this monstrosity of a film in its entirety on the big screen. Paying homage that is long overdue. Hard to believe it was made in 1927. At the time it took 17 months and cost over 5 million Reichsmarks to make. It’s definitely one of the most defining and pioneering works of cinematic fiction ever made. Filmmakers continue to borrow from the screenplay, visuals and…

  • Serpico

    Serpico

    ★★★★★

    So fortunate to see this in the theatre on a big screen. Sidney Lumet’s classic still holds up 45 years later. Amazing cast led by Al Pacino in one of his most career defining roles as Frank Serpico, the eccentric undercover cop who refused to go on the take and risked his life to expose New York City’s police corruption in the 70s.