THE MASSIVE ROWTHREE TIFF14 SUMMARY

THE MASSIVE ROWTHREE TIFF14 SUMMARY

Our reactions to half of the 300 features at the 2014 Edition of TIFF. Grab a tall cup of tea and discover what is worth looking for or avoding in the cinemas or VOD in the next year.

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Trailer: Force Majeure

Trailer: Force Majeure

This dark comedy of gender roles and familial morality from Sweden was a hit in both Cannes and Toronto.

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Mamo #376: How To Stick The Landing At #TIFF14

Mamo #376: How To Stick The Landing At #TIFF14

Mamo closes up the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival with talk of our favourite films, the Audience Choice winners, and the noticeable movements of the year – plus, hairy boobs.

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TIFF 2014 Review: A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

TIFF 2014 Review: A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

There’s nothing else in cinema like a Roy Andersson film.

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TIFF 2014 Review: Whiplash

TIFF 2014 Review: Whiplash

The drums drive the film forward with a distinct pulse and seem to be the perfect vehicle to represent the insistent drive for perfection that consumes these characters.

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TIFF 2014 Review: Nightcrawler

TIFF 2014 Review: Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler is a perfectly formed entity – hitting every right note during its character building and action set pieces, it’s one of the best films of the year.

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Friday One Sheet: The Duke of Burgundy

Friday One Sheet:  The Duke of Burgundy

Moths, mist and keyholes are on display in this teaser poster for Peter Strickland’s The Duke Of Burgundy.

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TIFF 2014 Review: Leviathan

TIFF 2014 Review: Leviathan

A rundown fishing town on the coast of the Arctic Ocean is the rugged edge-of-the-world stage for Andrey Zvyagintsev’s complex, but quite accessible, allegory of modern Russia.

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TIFF 2014 Review: Scarlet Innocence

TIFF 2014 Review: Scarlet Innocence

What could have been a low rent melodrama with cliche situations, turns into a high rent juicy melodrama with brighter colours, sweatier lust and lots of vengeance.

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Mamo #375: How To Find A Great Movie At #TIFF14

Mamo #375: How To Find A Great Movie At #TIFF14

Does TIFF have a gala problem? We look at the festival’s changing relationship with red carpet premieres and superstar filmmakers as Team Mamo charts a weirder course through international filmmaking waters…

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