Category: Lists

TIFF 2019: The Round-Up

Best-of-Fest: Collective (Alexander Nanau, Romania) Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Céline Sciamma, France) One Day in the Life of

2017: A Personal Round-Up

At the end of a monstrous year, here is a personal inventory of some things that were in fact good

TIFF 2016: A Round-Up

Here’s a run-down of the notable films I caught in Toronto. I’ll be writing about some of these in the

TIFF 2015: The Round-Up

I’m back from TIFF (the Toronto International Film Festival), where I caught about 35 films. Average film quality was high

TIFF 2014: The Round-Up

I returned from Toronto last night, and will put up a couple of posts later in the week on some

TIFF 2013: The Round-Up

For me, the star of this year’s TIFF wasn’t a director or performer but instead the brilliant programmer Andréa Picard.

TIFF 2010: The Round-Up

Best-Of-Fest: Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt, USA) Big Favorites: The Four Times (Michelangelo Frammartino, Italy) Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His

Favorite Cinema Discoveries in ’08

Of the 300 or so films I managed to catch last year, over 250 were older, non-current films. Let me

Toronto ’08: The Round-Up

So, I’m back from a week in Toronto, where I took in a couple of dozen screenings. Here’s how the

Favorites 2007

Favorite new films (alphabetically): At Sea (Peter Hutton, USA) Black Book (Paul Verhoeven, Holland) Fengming, A Chinese Memoir (Wang Bing,