Prepare For Award Season With The Best Movies of TIFF

Prepare For Award Season With The Best Movies of TIFF

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On the September 11, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the best films he saw at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Opening Banter: Chris has returned!
Why should people care about the films that play at the Toronto International Film Festival?
How was Chris’ TIFF this year?
 Nicolas Cage, Richard Stanley, and Joely Richardson on the Cosmic Horrors of ‘Color Out of Space’ [TIFF 2019 Interview]
In Our Feature Presentation: Chris talks about the films he saw at the Toronto International Film Festival: 
 
Chris’ Top 10:
‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Review: Eddie Murphy’s Triumphant Return is a Big Winner [TIFF 2019]
PAIN & GLORY
‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Review: A Delightful Dickens Adaptation From Armando Iannucci [TIFF 2019]
‘Joker’ Review: Joaquin Phoenix is Phenomenal in This Nihilistic Nightmare [TIFF 2019]
‘Marriage Story’ Review: Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Dazzle In Noah Baumbach’s Heartfelt Drama [TIFF 2019] 
‘Waves’ Review: An Ambitious Saga of a Family Crumbling Before Our Eyes [TIFF 2019]
LIGHTHOUSE 
HIDDEN LIFE
‘Knives Out’ Review: Rian Johnson’s Star-Studded Whodunit is Hilarious, Clever and Endlessly Entertaining [TIFF 2019]
‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: Taika Waititi Expertly Balances Darkness and Light in One Of the Year’s Best Films [TIFF 2019]
 
Brief Mentions:
 ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Review: A Punk-Rock Outlaw Tale Covered in a Thick Layer of Grime [TIFF 2019] 
‘Color Out of Space’ Review: Nicolas Cage Screams In Richard Stanley’s Absolutely Batsh*t Crazy Lovecraft Adaptation [TIFF 2019]
 ‘Uncut Gems’ Review: Adam Sandler Makes Bad Choices in the Latest Tense Saga From the Safdie Brothers [TIFF 2019]
‘Ford v Ferrari’ Review: James Mangold’s Racing Drama Thrills When On the Track, Slogs When Off [TIFF 2019] 
‘Sound of Metal’ Review: Riz Ahmed Delivers a Powerhouse Performance In This Jarring Drama [TIFF 2019]
‘Synchronic’ Review: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Play With Time and Space Again [TIFF 2019]
BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
 
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