Festivals

TIFF Review: DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

By Nick Maylor (***) Eddie Murphy has been wanting to make a movie about the life of Rudy Ray Moore for close to ten years now. Moore famously created the character of Dolemite, star of several Blaxploitation films. The film chronicles Rudy Ray Moore, an over-the-hill musician and comedian who creates the character of Dolemite…

TIFF Review: RADIOACTIVE

By Nick Maylor (****) Radioactive is based on the graphic novel Radioactive: Pierre & Marie Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout. This engrossing biopic features yet another stunning performance from Rosamund Pike as the first woman to ever win a Nobel Prize, Marie Curie (born Maria Salomea Skłodowska). Curie was a pioneer in developing…