"Mediterranea" succeeds in putting the stateless, the homeless, and the wretched of the Earth in the limelight they deserve.
Nelson A. Denis looks not at earlier colonial history, but rather measures taken to subdue Nationalists before and after their 1950 uprising.
It does not do Turner and his courageous followers justice, but it may be worth seeing for those who know little about one of the most electrifying moments in American history.
Although it has some fishy alterations, this is a mind-blowing production.
Writer Director Ramin Bahrani has effectively recast hell as the foreclosure real estate market.
Mark St. Germain's "Scott and Hem" imagines a 1937 F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway meetup in Hollywood.
The small country of Bangladesh, the poorest nation in Asia, is the location for a couple of interesting films shown at TIFF.
This film festival is not lacking in films from Latin America, including gems from Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.
Director Jay Roach, known for lighter fare, has taken on a heady subject, no less than the most famous communist in Hollywood history -- Dalton Trumbo.
As mentioned in a previous column, documentaries are not always more truthful that fiction films.