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TIFF 2012 – Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 & 2 Review (Robert Harding)

TIFF 2012 – Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 & 2 Review (Robert Harding)

Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 and Part 2 (2012) Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Reemma Sen, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddin Siddique Directed by Anurag Kashyap The City to City program at the Toronto International Film Festival focuses on films from a specific city every year. 2012 was the year of Mumbai. In the listing of films […]

TIFF 2012 – Here Comes the Devil Review (Matt Hodgson)

TIFF 2012 – Here Comes the Devil Review (Matt Hodgson)

Here Comes the Devil (2012) Starring Francisco Barreiro, Laura Caro, Michele Garcia, Alan Martinez Directed by Adrían García Bogliano The Vanguard programme at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was the biggest surprise for me this year. With Midnight Madness delivering a lacklustre lineup, it was the Vanguard section that provided me with the thrills, […]

Disconnect Review (Dustin SanVido)

Disconnect Review (Dustin SanVido)

Disconnect (2012) Starring Jason Bateman, Paula Patton, Frank Grillo, Hope Davis, Max Theriot, Alexander Skarsgard, Michael Nyqvist, Colin Ford, Andrea Riseborough and Jonah Bobo Written by Andrew Stern Directed by Henry Alex Rubin The subject of social media and its positive and negative effects have never been explored successfully on film with the exception of […]

TIFF 2012 – Miss Lovely Review (Robert Harding)

TIFF 2012 – Miss Lovely Review (Robert Harding)

Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh, Anil George Directed by Ashim Ahluwalia Film festivals are a great place to find films you would not find anywhere else. Many of the films, both foreign and domestic, will not play theatrically anywhere else and may not even make it to VOD/DVD.  This year the Toronto International Film Festival’s […]

TIFF 2012: The Fitzgerald Family Christmas Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

TIFF 2012: The Fitzgerald Family Christmas Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012) Starring Edward Burns, Connie Britton, Noah Emmerich, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Anita Gilette, Heather Burns, Michael McGlone, Kerry Bishe and Ed Lauter Directed by Edward Burns Caitlin Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald) stands looking distraught in her house. Her brother Quinn (McGlone) and sister Sharon (Bishe) are with their respective girlfriend and boyfriend driving to […]

TIFF 2012 Yellow and Greetings from Tim Buckley Reviews (Kirk Haviland)

TIFF 2012 Yellow and Greetings from Tim Buckley Reviews (Kirk Haviland)

Yellow (2012) Starring Heather Wahlquist, Sienna Miller, David Morse, Gena Rowlands, Melanie Griffith, Lucy Punch, Max Theriot, Ray Liotta and Daveigh Chase Written by Heather Wahlquist and Nick Cassavetes Directed by Nick Cassavetes Mary (Wahlquist) is a substitute teacher who flounders through her days with nonsensical daydreams and sneaking out to her car to drink […]

TIFF 2012: Artifact Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

TIFF 2012: Artifact Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Artifact (2012) Starring Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Flood and Tomo Milecevic Directed by Bartholomew Cubbins Who is this bearded man who looks like he’s wearing $50 pairs of pyjamas that he dares to wear outside his expensive white-walled Hollywood home? Why is he stroking his cat – not a euphemism – before packing a carry-on […]