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DAVE MADE A MAZE Review

As the title of Bill Waterson’s comedy Dave Made a Maze suggests, Dave does indeed make a maze and what a maze it is. Exploding with creativity, this quirky film about a slacker who creates a cardboard labyrinth in his apartment and subsequently gets himself and his friends lost inside is a ridiculously fun and absurd romp that had me chomping at the bit to uncover each and every unique room and passageway.

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Tiff 2017: Platform Program Lineup Announced

The Toronto International Film Festival is gearing up to kick off September 7th, and today the lineup for their Platform program has been announced. Some highlights from this section of the festival include Mike White‘s upcoming dramatic comedy Brad’s StatusXavier Legrand‘s Custody,

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Tiff 2017: BORG/MCENROE To Open Festival

Tiff announced today that the opening film of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival will be Janus Metz‘s Borg/McEnroe, which tells the story of the famous rivalry between tennis legends Björn Borg and John McEnroe. The film stars Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf as the

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Tiff 2017: Special Presentations and Galas Announced

The galas and special presentations sections of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival have been announced, and it should come to no surprise that this is an absolutely stacked list including films from Darren Aronofsky (mother!), David Gordon Green (Stronger), Alexander Payne

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NYAFF 2017: TRACES OF SIN Review

Methodical in its formal approach and more twisted than the salacious details of the crimes it combs over, Kei Ishikawa's Traces of Sin probes ingenuously into the various connecting threads of a murder case, not for the sake of pointing fingers, but more for a want of a full picture.

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NYAFF 2017: LOVE AND OTHER CULTS Review

The concern over the utter aimlessness and disaffection of Japan's youth has proven to be a topic of abundance for the country's transgressive cinema. Whether we are talking the carefree Sun Tribe films of 1950s, the politically charged student activist films of ’60s and ’70s, or the nihilistic films that followed the burst of the economic bubble in the late ’80s, the nation's cinema was always worried about its future working force maturing in the wrong ways.

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NYAFF 2017: ZOMBIOLOGY: ENJOY YOURSELF TONIGHT Review

Aside from its goofy title and uniquely strange villain, Alan Lo’s Zombiology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight plays out like numerous other zombie comedies that we’ve seen over the last decade or so, making for a slightly enjoyable, yet familiar, experience despite some of the ideas on display.