Published Sep 10, 2010The Toronto International Film Festival is back, celebrating its 35th anniversary, and screening over 200 films this year in Toronto. Justifiably, narrowing down the list of what's hot and what's not at TIFF can be a daunting task for moviegoers, so it's a good thing we're here to help. Click through to the Exclaim! Recently Reviewed section to guide your festival experience.
First, we've got a review of Gareth Edward's low budget alien thriller Monsters, but if you prefer your sci- with a little less fi, read what we have to say about Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie, directed by Sturla Gunnarsson. Next, find out why In A Better World, directed by Susanne Bier, earned the Exclaim! Mark of Excellence.
Javier Bardem is back, starring in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu's Biutiful. Also making headlines this year is Michael McGowan's Canadian slap shot comedy Score: A Hockey Musical, which has officially kicked-off the festival. But let's not forget, the film creating the most buzz is Will Gluck's teen comedy, Easy A, starring Emma Stone.
Ryan Reynolds is back in claustro-thriller, Buried, directed by Rodrigo Cortes. Bruce McDonald fans have reason to rejoice, as he's returned with a rock'n'roll drama entitled Trigger. Lastly, read our review of George Hickenlooper's Casino Jack, a politico-biopic of DC bad-boy lobbyist Jack Abramoff, played by Kevin Spacey.
Read the full reviews of these and more TIFF films over at our Recently Reviewed motion section.