Film Review: Downton Abbey ★★★

Lady Edith posing in her underwear! Butler Barrow exploring the seedy gay underworld! Mrs Patmore spilling sauce! It’s high-drama at Downton Abbey as King George and Queen Mary come to stay for the night. It is perhaps telling that in the world of Downton Abbey the threat of an assassination attempt is less important than... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival Award Winners Announced

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival which ends today has just announced this year's award winning films. The following short-film awards were selected by a jury comprised of Chelsea McMullan, Léo Soesanto, and Andrea Roa: IWC SHORT CUTS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM The IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film goes... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory Canadian Premiere. Banderas: “I tried metaphorically to kill ‘Antonio Banderas’.”

Master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's deeply personal Pain and Glory received it Canadian Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on Friday 6th September at Ryerson University's theatre. The venue held a special significance for the film's star, Antonio Banderas, as he revealed to the TIFF audience following the film's screening."Sometimes life is just very... Continue Reading →

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