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

, while making an effort to integrate the rich cultural influences of a past that’s rapidly being bulldozed out of memory. Early on, the movie shows a woodblock posting warning the townsfolk of wolves, and Moore and Stewart ingeniously use this same technique — the look and feel of early propaganda — to represent Kilkenny, […]

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

I don’t know that there are similarities. I know that directing, as an actor, one thing you have as an advantage is that more so than even some of the biggest directors in the world, you most likely have been on more film sets than them. As a director, it takes two to three years […]

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

I found it interesting that though we’ve talked about these figures so much in history, this film reminds us that there’s still so much we really don’t know about their legacies. That’s the danger of people becoming icons is that they’re both familiar, but it’s also possible to keep them at a distance. When I […]

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

Some stories are more linked to telling how I grew up in Barranquilla, the conditions in which I grew up, without privileges, in that socio-political chaos of Colombia. At the same time there that freedom of the Caribbean; that infinity that you feel in the sea, that wind and that heat. My cinema comes first […]