Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots is another highly anticipated film.  We are big fans of both Margot Robbie (Goodbye, Christopher Robin) & Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird).  This is Robbie’s “ugly” film, playing the strong Elizabeth I, determined to not be sidetracked by a man or men.   Small pox left the Queen scarred, hence the famous white […]

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Ben is Back

Movies seem to run in pairs.  A little different story but same theme.  No Strings Attached and Friends with Benefits are a perfect example.  This year at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Ben is Back and Beautiful Boy were movies about how drug addiction affects the family with outstanding casts.  Beautiful Boy is factual […]

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Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Shoplifters is one of those movies we don’t want to fall through the cracks.  It is a very charming Japanese film.  It won the Palme d’Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.  Previous winners are The Square, I, Daniel Blake, Pulp Fiction and M*A*S*H.  We also saw this movie on Day 10 of the 2018 […]

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Front Runner

We saw The Front Runner on day 10 of the 2018 Toronto Film Festival.  The screening took place at the campus theater at Ryerson University.  Touted as a political thriller, we definitely were not on the edge of our seats.  Our view into the media’s apprehension in reporting the affair is interesting.  Previously, the press […]

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