Published Sep 19, 2014With festival season now a wrap and award season only a few months away, filmgoers are in a cinematic sweet spot right now, as distribution companies begin to roll out some of their best pictures of the year. Will any of these titles be on the ballots for next year's Golden Globes and Academy Awards? Only will time will tell. In the meantime, read our reviews of some of this week's new features, then stop by our Recently Reviewed section for even more film reviews.
First up is This Is Where I Leave You, the ensemble dramedy from director Shawn Levy. Heavy-hitters Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda and up-and-comer Adam Driver all make appearances, but is this story worthy of such high-calibre stars? Read the review to find out.
Next, mind-boggling sci-fi thriller Coherence titillates with its twisted logic and claustrophobic setting, while our final TIFF review, The Duke of Burgundy, is similarly scintillating for far more, ahem, naughty reasons.
Finally, Nashville and M*A*S*H mastermind Robert Altman is profiled in Ron Mann's career-spanning documentary, Altman. But does it live up to his legacy? Click through to know.
Head over to our Recently Reviewed section for more film reviews.