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"The Green Inferno" is new low in racist film making

Filmmaker Eli Roth, who specializes in the horror genre, has no problem time traveling in the wrong direction.

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Dalton Trumbo, the “Spartacus” screenwriter who broke the blacklist

Dalton Trumbo, the jailed screenwriter who broke the Hollywood Blacklist, is making a comeback in a superb biopic.

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Rampling and Courtenay: The past preserved haunts the present in “45 Years”

Andrew Haigh's film is a profoundly stirring one about a longtime married couple poignantly portrayed by two cinema greats.

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“Mediterranea": Europe’s embattled migrants on film

"Mediterranea" succeeds in putting the stateless, the homeless, and the wretched of the Earth in the limelight they deserve.

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Spike Lee’s "Chiraq" spotlights Chicago gun violence

"Chiraq" is described as exploring the epidemic of gun violence on the South Side of Chicago, and black-on-black violence.

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“Embrace of the Serpent”: Odyssey into Amazonian "heart of darkness”

Inter-species interaction between outer space aliens and human beings has long been a staple of the science fiction genre.

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“99 Homes” : shelter skelter

Writer Director Ramin Bahrani has effectively recast hell as the foreclosure real estate market.

 

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What really happened to the 43 students in Mexico?

The disappearance of 43 students in Iguala last year on September 26 remains an open, festering wound in Mexico.

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The world as seen in films from Toronto

The small country of Bangladesh, the poorest nation in Asia, is the location for a couple of interesting films shown at TIFF.

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Latin America at the Toronto International Film Festival

This film festival is not lacking in films from Latin America, including gems from Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.

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