Birds of Passage – TIFF18

Birds of Passage is the follow-up to Columbian filmmakers Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego who previously worked on Embrace of the Serpent. Serpent was universally acclaimed and praised, so everyone has been wondering what their next film will be like. Continue reading “Birds of Passage – TIFF18”


Destroyer – TIFF18

I recently went away to Montreal before attending TIFF, and that caused me to take a break from my Movie A Day challenge (I will return once TIFF has ended), and during that I wrote about Karyn Kusama’s Jennifer’s Body. Yes, it’s mixed but along with The Invitation, she showed her precision as a filmmaker. The specifics of that story shined and was beautiful, so when she was coming back with a new film, I was all over it.

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If Beale Street Could Talk – TIFF18

Two years ago, I got the opportunity to see Moonlight during TIFF and it took a bit for it to really hit me as hard as it ended up doing so. It later became my favourite movie of the year, one of my favourites of all time, and also three Oscars. It comes as no surprise that Barry Jenkins would be my most anticipated of the festival.

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