Film Festivals

Previews of the world’s biggest and most popular film festivals, including Cannes and Toronto, plus on-the-ground coverage of SXSW and Tribeca.

2014 TIFF Preview

2014 TIFF Preview

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival is fast approach, and as I usually do, I’ve combed…

Tribeca 2014: ‘Manos Sucias’

Tribeca 2014: ‘Manos Sucias’

I managed to catch up with the Spike Lee-produced Manos Sucias before the 2014 Tribeca Film…

Tribeca 2014: ‘When the Garden Was Eden’

Tribeca 2014: ‘When the Garden Was Eden’

Over at Sound on Sight, I’ve written a review of the latest 30 for 30 documentary,…

Tribeca 2014: ‘Next Goal Wins’

Tribeca 2014: ‘Next Goal Wins’

My 2014 Tribeca Film Festival continues over at Sound on Sight with my review of the…

Tribeca 2014: ‘All About Ann’

Tribeca 2014: ‘All About Ann’

Over at Sound on Sight, my coverage of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival began yesterday with…

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

The recent (bizarre) series of announcements that led to Grace of Monaco being named the opening…

How TIFF 2013 Will Shape the Oscar Season

How TIFF 2013 Will Shape the Oscar Season

Click on over to my 2014 Oscar Predictions page to see everything I’m forecasting in the…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #10-#1

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #10-#1

My TIFF preview concludes today with some of festival’s heaviest hitters. I hope you enjoyed this…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #20-#11

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #20-#11

Today’s TIFF preview (the penultimate!) features films directed by the likes of Nicole Holofcener, Hirokazu Kore-Eda,…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #30-#21

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #30-#21

Continuing my TIFF preview today with lots of big-name acting talent: Streep, Roberts, McGregor, Witherspoon, Firth,…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #40-#31

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #40-#31

Previewing TIFF continues today with the directorial debut of a young superstar actor and the live-action…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #50-#41

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #50-#41

The Toronto International Film Festival is rapidly approaching, and I’ve identified the 50 most promising films…

TIFF 2013: Top 10 Intriguing Performances

TIFF 2013: Top 10 Intriguing Performances

We’ve still got plenty of time to dissect the 2013 TIFF lineup and its films’s Oscar…

10 Things We Learned from Cannes 2013

10 Things We Learned from Cannes 2013

10.) The Coens can do no wrong. Of course you knew that already, right? Wait, you…

The Best and Worst Cannes Openers

The Best and Worst Cannes Openers

Playing the opening night of the Cannes Film Festival is a big deal for any film.…

Farah Goes Bang Review

Farah Goes Bang Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Though it hits some annoyingly familiar notes within the road trip and “losing…

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