Toronto Film Festival

Salt and Fire – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Michael Shannon and Werner Herzog reunite for this intriguing and highly allegorical eco thriller.

Deepwater Horizon – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Peter Berg comes up trumps with this patriotic and pulsating dramatisation of the BOP oil spill.

Into the Inferno – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Werner Herzog goes head to head with the volcanoes of the world in this new, globe-trotting doc.

Moonlight – first look review

By Elena Lazic

This remarkable return to filmmaking by director Barry Jenkins falls just a few steps short of genius.

Sing – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Brit director Garth Jennings turns his hand to an eccentric animated singing competition in this utterly delightful new work.

Snowden – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Despite Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s best efforts, Oliver Stone’s whistleblower drama feels completely disconnected from reality.

Lady Macbeth – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Florence Pugh shines in this smart period drama from director William Oldroyd and screenwriter Alice Birch.

Amanda Knox – first look review

By Elena Lazic

This compelling true-crime doc provides an intelligent take down of media sensationalism.

Free Fire – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Ben Wheatley shoots for full-on fun with this single location ensemble actioner. And he scores. Big time.

Nocturama – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Bertrand Bonello stuns with this coolly exacting, lightly experimental take on the impulse modern terrorism.

The Magnificent Seven to open 2016 Toronto Film Festival

By Charlie Theobald

Denzel Washington stars in this western remake, with many other exciting titles announced.

Stonewall – first look review

By David Jenkins

Director Roland Emmerich offers a laughably tin-eared take on ’60s gay counterculture.

Evolution – first look review

By David Jenkins

Lucile Hadžihalilović makes a triumphant return with this experimental surgical horror (with added starfish).

Afternoon – first look review

By David Jenkins

Tsai Ming-Liang and his collaborator/muse Lee Kang-Sheng have a long, deep conversation about their relationship.

In Jackson Heights – first look review

By David Jenkins

Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman’s ode to cultural diversity is a bustling profile of New York.

Office – first look review

By David Jenkins

This cubist corporate musical set during the financial crash of 2008 oozes with boldness and creativity.

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