Toronto Reviews 2013

Toronto Review: Labor Day

Toronto Review: Labor Day

“For such a distinguished, creative filmmaker – this remains a disappointingly formulaic turn…” Jason Reitman’s films are gradually becoming more and more serious and earnest in their conviction, in a career that has spawned the successful, witty dramas such as Up in the Air and Young Adult. With his latest Labor Day, Reitman has offered […]

Toronto Review: Mandela Long Walk to Freedom

“Elba gives yet another astounding performance, getting both the physicality and the voice just right without veering into mere impression.” Surrounded by racism and segregation in South Africa and following the death of a friend, an idealistic Nelson Mandela (Idris Elba) is spurned on to do something against the oppressive apartheid standing up to fight […]

Toronto Review: The Double

Think of a strange world now think stranger now think of something completely different and completely insane then you have arrived in the world of Simon James. The Double focuses on the isolated Simon James living his life in a minuscule and intensely strange world until he loses his essential identification card and his briefcase […]

Toronto Review: Gravity Review

Hang on tight and grip for dear life, are you ready to whiteness the cinematic masterpiece that is Gravity. Gravity focuses on two astronauts adrift in space after a horrific collision with a field of debri from a rogue spy satellite 300 miles above the surface of the earth where the views are indescribably stunning […]

Toronto Review: Can a Song Save Your Life?

Rejoice for all the lovers lost and rediscover your life through the world of music. Light up the dark with Keira Knightley, James Corden and Mark Ruffalo, as they take to their new sensation to the screening rooms of the Toronto Film Festival and as they deliver the musical performances of their careers. The film […]

Toronto Review: The Great Beauty

“We’re all on the brink of despair, all we can do is look each other in the face, keep each other company, joke a little… Don’t you agree?” After his 65th birthday, Jep Gambardella, a once successful, since legendary writer of the one novel “The Human Apparatus”, dedicates his life to the search of a […]

Toronto Review: Enemy

“Every dictatorship has one obsession” and is there any reason that our times should be different. This mystery masterpiece focuses on a seemingly depressed history professor Adam as he uncovers the shocking discovery that there is a doppelgänger of him out there. As he becomes frustrated and fixated he begins to attempt to make contact […]

Toronto Review: The F Word

Quirky hilarious comedy takes control as The F Word takes to the Toronto Film Festival. The F Word mainly focuses on Med-school dropout Wallace played by Daniel Radcliffe who meets a girl named Chantry at a party and practically falls in love at first sight that is until he learns of her boyfriends existence and […]

Toronto Review: You Are Here

Classic comedy comics collide on screen as Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis perform in You Are Here a hilarious comedy filled with utterly unforgettable moments. You Are Here focuses on a family that is overturned after the passing of their estranged father and gradually descends into an insane craze after they learn that the deranged […]

Toronto Review: Bad Words

Nobody ever does anything without a reason especially in Jason Bateman’s new twistingly emotional comedy Bad Words. Bad Words focuses on the 40 year old proofreader Guy Tribly played by Jason Bateman who incontestably never even finished eighth grade and plans to exploit a loophole to enter the Los Angeles childrens national Golden Quills spelling […]

Toronto Review: Prisoners

Prisoners is deeply dark, intense and undoubtedly the most thrilling film on this years festival scene. Prisoners focuses on Keller Dover played by Hugh Jackman as he is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, along with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The […]

Toronto Review: Don Jon

There certainly is more to a movie than a happy ending as Don Jon appears on the scene in Toronto. Don Jon focuses on Jon who only cares about his special things in live his place, his car, his family, his church, his boys, his girls and his pornography. His buddies nicknamed him Don Jon […]

Toronto Review: Rush

Witness the true story behind the untold formula 1 racing rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt as they risk everything to take the win. The Formula One centered feature focuses on the true racing rivalry of Niki Lauda and James, in the 1970s, as they risk their lives to become world champion. Its easy […]