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TIFF REVIEW — BOY ERASED

By Nick Maylor (***) Joel Edgerton’s sophomoric directorial outing is a quintessential coming-of-age story that while very much steeped in Americana, should have a global appeal due to its intrinsic human themes. Starring alongside Edgerton (in a supporting role) are his fellow-Australians Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman; playing a Baptist pastor and his wife who…

TIFF REVIEW — Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

By Nick Maylor  (***1/2) Official Film Synopsis: ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is the third collaboration between award-winning photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier following Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark. In breathtaking tableaus, their latest documentary continues their exploration of industrialization and extraction in astonishing scale and perspective. I walked into the upper…

TIFF Review — WILDLIFE

By Nick Maylor (***1/2) Paul Dano shows the patience, confidence and wisdom of an older, more experienced filmmaker for his directorial debut. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Richard Ford first published in 1990 and the script was adapted by Dano himself and Zoe Kazan. When explaining why he chose the book, Dano…

TIFF Opening and Closing Night Films Announced

WORLD PREMIERE OF DAVID MACKENZIE’S OUTLAW KING STARRING CHRIS PINE IS THE TIFF 2018 OPENING NIGHT GALA FILM. WORLD PREMIERE OF JEREMIAH TERMINATOR LEROY TO CLOSE OUT THE 2018 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of his life, Nick…

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR – Digital Home Release Review

By Nick Maylor (****) Becoming the highest-grossing film franchise of all time (in less than a decade), The Marvel Cinematic Universe is an epic crossover that plays out in a continuous anthology of interconnected stories just like the Marvel Comics Universe that the film’s are based on. With Avengers: Infinity War (2018), ten years and…