It’s told in a tonal mix with colorful hues that showcase the frenzied temperament of the man. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain manages to be magical and heartfelt with moments of crushing sadness.
The Guilty: TIFF ’21 Review
The Guilty, directed by Antoine Fuqua, is an American remake of a 2018 Danish film of the same name. With a screenplay written by Nic Pizzolatto and the original screenplay by Gustav Möller and Emil Nygaard Albertsen, the film follows Joe Baylor (Jake Gyllenhaal), assigned to 911 dispatch pending a trial, as he races against time to save a kidnapped woman who calls in. Despite copaganda elements, The Guilty is a fraught, riveting movie with dynamic acting and overarching themes of systemic issues, provided you haven’t seen the original.
Night Raiders: TIFF ’21 Review
Night Raiders, written and directed by Danis Goulet, is set in a dystopian future yet reflects the past. Indigenous people suffered worldwide from colonialism and…
Aloners: TIFF ’21 Capsule Review
Jina (Gong Seung-Yeon) lives an isolated life but begins to reevaluate when her neighbor dies. Despite the sadness in Aloners, there’s a hopeful note that gently plays as gradual change ripples outward, like a pebble thrown in still waters.