TIFF 2017 Picks

We change the world, one story at a time – Richard Wagamese The Toronto International Film Festival starts this week. What a line-up. Artistic Director Cameron Bailey at this year’s press conference promised a “leaner” festival, but I only see an embarrassment of riches. Below are my picks. These are films I look forward to, […]

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Spotlight Shines

Recent terrorist violence in Beirut and Paris left me and many others feeling vulnerable, sad, angry and fearful. I sensed the world shifting. So this week I wanted a smart and sensitive movie, not to escape from the world, but rather, to reflect on it. Tom McCarthy’s quietly compelling Spotlight tells the story of a […]

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