17th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: The Strange Little Cat (Das merkwürdige Kätzchen)

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Stars: Jenny Schily, Mia Kasalo, Anjorka Strechel, Luk Pfaff | Written and Directed by Ramon Zürcher Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Hands down the hardest film to talk about at Toronto’s International Film Festival this year is The Strange Little Cat, a charming study into the quant and often bizarre realities of everyday family life. Very loosely […]

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17th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: Break Loose (Vosmerka)

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Stars: Vilma Kutaviciute, Aleksey Mantsygin, Alexander Novyn | Written by Alexander Mindadze, Yuliya Pankasyanova | Directed by Aleksey Uchitel Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Russia circa 1999 (perhaps even now?) looks like a dangerous place, a place where men are men and looking at someone the wrong way can result in carnage. At least in Aleksey […]

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08th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Almost Human’

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Stars: Graham Skipper, Vanessa Leigh, Josh Ethier, Susan T. Travers, Anthony Amaral III, Michael A. LoCicero | Written and Directed by Joe Begos Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse The main problem with Almost Human is that its poster is almost cooler and more grabbing than the film itself. The feel of the film exudes a […]

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08th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Cannibal’

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Stars: Antonio de la Torre, María Alfonsa Rosso, Olimpia Melinte, Delphine Tempels, Joaquín Núñez, Gregory Brossard | Written by Alejandro Hernández, Rafael de la Uz | Directed by Manuel Martín Cuenca Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Considering its title, it may be hard to accept that Manuel Martin Cuenca’s Cannibal was one of the most […]

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30th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Under The Skin’

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Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Brannigan, Jessica Mance, Joe Szula, Lynsey Taylor Mackay | Written by Walter Campbell | Directed by Jonathan Glazer Review by Scott Clark of The People’s Movies Directed by Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast) and filmed entirely on location across Scotland Under the Skin is a film flaunting incredible cinematography strung together by a predominantly performance-orientated narrative. […]

26th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Supermensch – The Legend of Shep Gordon’

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Stars: Shep Gordon,Alice Cooper, Michael Douglas,Tom Arnold, Anne Murray, Sylvester Stallone | Directed by Mike Myers Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Mike Myers’ directorial debut is proof not only that he’s a skilled director and impressive documenter, but the subject of his film is probably one of the coolest men to ever live. Shep Gordon, […]

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25th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Gravity’

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Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris | Written by Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron | Directed by Alfonso Cuaron Review by Scott Clark of The People’s Movies Only the human race would look at the void hell of space and think ‘we should probably go there’. Time and time again cinema gives us a big long list […]

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25th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Man of Tai Chi’

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Stars: Keanu Reeves, Tiger Chen, Karen Mok, Simon Yam, Iko Uwais | Written by Michael G. Cooney | Directed by Keanu Reeves Review by Scott Clark of The People’s Movies At one point in time many of us owed our teenage years to Keanu Reeves. Not only did the guy become a global star overnight thanks […]

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23rd Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Cold Eyes’ (Gam si ja deul)

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Stars: Hyo-ju Han, Woo-sung Jung, Jun-Ho Lee, Kyung-gu Sol, Simon Yam | Written by Kin-Yee Au, Ui-seok Jo, Nai-Hoi Yau | Directed by Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse One of the most accomplished and stand-out features at Toronto International Film festival this year is the slick, fierce, and ingenious Korean thriller […]

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22nd Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘The Sacrament’

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Stars: Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, AJ Bowen, Kate Lyn Sheil, Gene Jones, Kentucker Audley, Shaun Clay, Shawn Parsons, Donna Biscoe | Written and Directed by Ti West Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse New Splat Pack maestro Ti West wowed us back in 2009 with House of the Devil then again last year with Innkeepers. Whilst […]

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20th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘The Green Inferno’

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Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira | Written by Eli Roth, Guillermo Amoedo | Directed by Eli Roth Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I have a love/hate relationship with horror. I love its ingenuity and its ability to ponder […]

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20th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Devil’s Knot’

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Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Dane DeHaan, Mireille Enos, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Stephen Moyer | Written by Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson | Directed by Atom Eyogan Review by Scott Clark of The Peoples Movies Back in 1993, 3 boys wandered into the woods of a small Arkansas town and never came out alive, their […]

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19th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Horns’

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Stars: Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson, Heather Graham, David Morse | Written by Keith Bunin (screenplay), Joe Hill (novel) | Directed by Alexandre Aja Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Based on the bestselling novel by Joe Hill (that’s horror maestro Stephen King’s son), Horns is a spellbinding gothic fairy tale that tackles lost […]

18th Sep2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘All Cheerleaders Die’

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Stars: Caitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Brooke Butler, Tom Williamson | Written and Directed by Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Lucky Mckee has always had a bizarre sense of style I’ve never quite come to terms with. Some of his films are cult crackers (May) and others are more laid back […]

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