Festivals

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…

JOHN’S MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS FOR TIFF 2019

By John H. Foote Christmas for film critics is how I like to describe the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) though in fact it is so much more. Along with the festivals in Venice and Telluride, happening as we speak, this is the official beginning of awards season in the film industry, as the studios…

25 Years: 15 Most Jaw-Dropping TIFF Moments

By John H. Foote Since 1994 I have attended the annual film festival in Toronto called TIFF. It began in the late seventies as the brainchild of William Marshall as The Festival Of Festivals, grew to be renamed The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and under the zen-like leadership of Piers Handling has become, I…