Toronto film festival 2022

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Spielberg’s The Fabelmans wins Toronto film festival People’s Choice award
Director’s most autobiographical film to date picks up audience prize generally seen as indicator of awards success to come

Andrew Pulver

19, Sep, 2022 @10:21 AM

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Down with the rich! Class rage fuels new wave of ‘us v them’ films and plays
From Triangle of Sadness and Parasite to The Maid, audiences are revelling tales of inter-class violence that draw on growing discontent at inequality

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Sep, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Toronto film festival 2022 roundup – Spielberg, Mendes and a deep, joyous love of cinema
Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes offered paeans to the silver screen, Viola Davis dazzled as a gung-ho warrior and Daniel Craig brought the house down

Wendy Ide

17, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Wonder review – Florence Pugh is miraculously good in eerie drama
Toronto film festival: The star plays a nurse investigating an alleged miracle in a captivating period thriller about the dangers of religious fervor

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

14, Sep, 2022 @8:24 PM

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The Greatest Beer Run Ever review – Zac Efron’s charm can’t save Vietnam misfire
Green Book director Peter Farrelly makes an equally cliche-ridden follow-up, the true story of a man bringing beers to his army buddies

Charles Bramesco in Toronto

14, Sep, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Catherine Called Birdy review – Lena Dunham’s delightful medieval romp
The Girls creator handles an adaptation of Karen Cushman’s much-loved novel with wit and creativity

Adrian Horton

13, Sep, 2022 @11:12 PM

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What’s Love Got to Do with It? review – slick Richard Curtis-esque Britcom
Toronto film festival: Shekhar Kapur returns with a solid cross-cultural attempt to recall the heyday of Working Title rom-coms

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

13, Sep, 2022 @9:42 PM

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Devotion review – sturdy flyboy biopic needs more maverick spirit
Toronto film festival: An inspiring yet by-the-numbers retelling of the first Black man to compete in the navy’s flight training program

Charles Bramesco in Toronto

13, Sep, 2022 @1:50 PM

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Alice, Darling review – Anna Kendrick compels in chilling relationship drama
Toronto film festival: A career-best performance from the Oscar nominee anchors a smart and sensitive look at emotional abuse

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

12, Sep, 2022 @9:51 PM

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Wendell & Wild review – Jordan Peele and Henry Selick craft a dark adventure
There’s a lot going on in Netflix’s gothic stop-motion caper, but there’s also a lot to like

Radheyan Simonpillai

12, Sep, 2022 @7:15 PM

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Empire of Light review – Olivia Colman shines in Sam Mendes’ darkening hymn to cinema
The ‘love letter to the movies’ genre is revived in this poignant, wonderfully acted drama about love, life and films

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2022 @3:37 PM

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The Good Nurse review – Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne impress in killer thriller
The true story of a nurse who became a prolific serial killer is brought to Netflix in a solid crime drama that loses steam by the end

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

12, Sep, 2022 @3:59 AM

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