The movies that follow are fantasies based on real, immediate, contemporary threats.
I must start with the most stunning, a 3D film that had me jumping and falling out of my seat throughout the entire exasperating journey.
Last month's Toronto International Film Festival featured, among its 146 world premieres from 70 countries, cutting-edge films from the greater Middle East - the cutting edge of not only technology but coverage of critical world events.
The Summit provokes many questions, but should appeal to aficionados of adventure (in particular mountaineering).
Prisoners is a thriller allegory about U.S. foreign policy featuring a dream cast including Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, and Melissa Leo.
TORONTO - There's a definite increase of films by and about Palestinians being shown around the world, and several were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.
Another film feast for discerning viewers of progressive cinema has come to an end; here's the round up.
Forest Whitaker Is incapable of anything that isn't stellar. The rest of the cast, basically everybody in Hollywood, Is completely stunning.
Sci-fi is such a perfect microscope for examining contemporary problems!
If you have any interest at all in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Gatekeepers" is essential viewing.