Spring Blossom Review TIFF 2020

The Plot A 16 year old girl bored with her school routine and people her own age discovers a fierce infatuation with an older actor performing at a local theatre. That inquisitive interest soon grows into an actual relationship, giving her the more daunting and authentically adult experiences she craves. Ultimately forcing her to confront [...]

Shadow In The Cloud Review TIFF 2020

The Plot On an ominous night in the midst of World War 2 a female soldier hitches a ride on a supposedly routine cargo delivery aboard a flying fortress bomber plane. She’s charged with protecting a deeply mysterious top secret package. Flying through the stormy night and largely confined to a perilously positioned gunner’s turret, [...]

I Am Greta Review TIFF 2020

The Plot The journey of 15 year old Greta Thunberg from sitting alone on the streets outside the Swedish parliament protesting climate change to being a globally recognised and deeply controversial figurehead for Climate activism is captured in an extensive carefully curated documentary. Showcasing her headline grabbing speeches, private exchanges with world leaders and the [...]

Good Joe Bell Review TIFF 2020

The plot Joe Bell is a man on a mission. Marching across America speaking to anyone who will listen about the danger of bullying and the devastating effect it had on the life of his teenage son Jayden. Jayden grappled with the harsh realities of being openly gay in a rural American town. A situation [...]

Concrete Cowboy Review TIFF 2020

The Plot A troubled teen is sent away to live with his estranged father in Philadelphia and is plunged into a surreal world of inner city cowboys. A black community living with horses in their homes and as the last proud survivors of a forgotten portion of the rich western legacy. The Good Concrete Cowboy [...]

City Hall Review TIFF 2020

The Plot A monumentally vast documentary capturing the full tapestry of Boston city services in painstaking detail,  giving a uniquely sprawling portrait of the daily y functional reality of the life of a major city. The Good Frederick Wiseman is a uniquely passionate and through filmmaker who has dedicated a lifetime to capturing America on [...]

New Order Review TIFF 2020

The Plot A cautionary tale set during a violent protest in Mexico City exploring how quickly the tenuous social fabric we rely on can collapse. A bride finds herself caught up in the military crackdown against protests and imprisoned in order to be ransomed back to her wealthy upper class family. The Good In 2020 [...]

40 Years A Prisoner Review TIFF 2020

The Plot This HBO documentary provides an explosive and detailed account of the bitter 1978 stand-off between an activist commune in the heart of Philadelphia and the city’s police. The lengthy siege ended with the death of a police office and nine MOVE activists receiving maximum sentences of between 30 and 100 years in prison. [...]

Pieces of A Woman Review TIFF 2020

The Plot An unblinking account of a young couple from different backgrounds navigating the most painful loss imaginable when the planned home birth of their first child spirals into unspeakable tragedy. The Good At a time when the cinematic landscape is so often dominated by fantastical special effect fuelled escapism, this film immediately feels like [...]

Wolfwalkers Review TIFF 2020

The Plot In 17th century Ireland during the height of Oliver Cromwell’s puritanical reign a hunter’s young daughter ventures out into the untamed woods and strikes up an unlikely friendship with a wild girl. Their powerful newfound bond potentially holding the key to saving them both and the magical wolf pack that protects the forest. [...]