‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

Now it’s up to these two girls, whose blooming friendship is one of the movie’s greatest pleasures, to rescue Moll (captured by the Lord Protector at some point off-screen) and convince Bill that perhaps he’s fighting for the wrong side. The earlier “Pocahontas” comparison is apt in that regard, as both films depict the colonizing […]

David Oyelowo Explains How Acting Helped With His Directorial Debut on ‘The Water Man’

I knew back then that directing film was something that I was keen to do. And that was my first foray into it, just to dip my toe in the water. In the intervening 10 years, I had the amazing opportunity to work with extraordinary directors, and I decided to treat that as my film […]

Kemp Powers’ ‘One Night in Miami’ Sheds Light on the Civil Rights Movement

What began as a play in 2011 has grown with what some might call divine timing. With Regina King at the helm, the big-screen adaptation debuted at the Venice Film Festival before making its North American premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. As Black Lives Matter protests continue throughout the United States in response […]

TIFF Filmmaker Lab Talent Jorge Cadena Talks About Indigenous Queer Project ‘Tropical Malady’

This time round, Swiss production company GoldenEgg is producing his new feature project “Tropical Malady.” In it, Cadena sheds light once again on a northern region of Colombia — an area devastated by open-pit coal mine and the absence of government, where activists and social leaders are frequently murdered, and where a man named Lucas, […]