Review: Bruce LaBruce’s ‘Saint Narcisse’ is a Career Best

Bruce LaBruce’s ‘Saint Narcisse’is a compelling and provocative story, and has style for days along with one hell of a climax.

TIFF 2021: Jean Luc Herbulot’s ‘Saloum’ Is Effortlessly Cool

Jean Luc Herbulot’s ‘Saloum’ is a story that feels both big (as in continent-spanning) and small (as in deeply personal) that can be compared to ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ or ‘Predator’, but feels entirely unique.

TIFF 2021: Jake Gyllenhaal Deftly Anchors Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Guilty’

In Antoine Fuqua’s The Guilty, Jake Gyllenhaal presents a layered character whose inner turmoil bleeds into his duty and desire to help a desperate family, and in doing so, perhaps redeem himself. 

TIFF 2021: Julia Ducournau’s ‘Titane’ is the Most Subversive Film of the Year

When either set of credits roll on Julia Ducournau’s Titane, the most likely feeling you’ll have is a kind of delicious whiplash, or disorientation. You may not know what you’re in for, or what you’ve just witnessed, but you’ll likely be certain that you’ve seen something special.