In this period of greater nuclear tensions between Israel and Iran, who would have guessed that Israel's foreign-language Oscar submission would be mostly in Farsi?
Toronto Film Festival
The convincing atmosphere, performances and (natch) soundtrack of vintage Yank R&B obscurities make this an enjoyable throwback to a scene whose influence eventually traveled far.
Competent if pedestrian "Urban Hymn" takes a familiar walk down the path of inspirational youth drama.
Canadian helmer Jamie Dagg's debut thriller is slow to get going and hampered by an inexpressive leading man.
An hour into "Black" co-directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah's powerhouse street romance, 15-year-old Mavela (Martha Canga Antonio) learns the consequences of stepping out with a member of a…
JUSTIN CHANG: And so ends another edition of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival — the 40th edition, as it happens, which organizers chose to commemorate in part by unveiling a competition slate…
Documaker Marko Skop creates an unglamorous but full-bodied role for veteran thesp Emilia Vasaryova.
The Toronto Film Festival delivered the news Sunday that Lenny Abrahamson's "Room" has claimed the People's Choice Award, often an awards season harbinger.
In nearly every scene, and with relatively little dialogue, Chad McKinney has a strong, thoughtful screen presence that lends "Beast" its substance.
Several hardened cops go to H-E-double-hockey-sticks in this rare modern Turkish horror film.
A high-minded, topical and cumulatively gripping character study that could serve as an art-house breakout for German director Christian Zubert.