Toronto film festival

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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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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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First German film adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front shows ‘shame’ of war
Edward Berger’s adaptation of 1928 classic depicts ‘guilt and pain’ felt by Germans over wars

Kate Connolly

13, Sep, 2022 @2:16 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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My Policeman review – Harry Styles is arrestingly awkward in stodgy gay romance
Toronto film festival: A bland lead performance is one of many faults with a melodramatic and unconvincing drama about a love triangle in the 1950s

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

12, Sep, 2022 @1:00 AM

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