TIFF 2018: Her Smell

Actress Elisabeth Moss delivers what may be among her finest performances as alcoholic musician Becky Something in Alex Ross Perry’s Her Smell. Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss) made it big out of the 90s punk rock scene.  Her band, Something She, isn’t anywhere near the glory that they used to be.  The trio, including drummer Ali van der Wolff (Gayle Rankin) and guitarist Mari (Agyness Deyn), can no longer sell out arenas so they stick with more…

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Chronically Metropolitan Isn’t Without Cynicism

Chronically Metropolitan is a coming-of-age dramedy but it doesn’t come without some cynicism. Directed by Xavier Manrique from a screenplay written by Nick Schutt, the film stars Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Benson, Addison Timlin, Josh Peck, with Chris Noth and Mary-Louise Parker.  The feature film is the directorial debut for Manrique, a protege of The Devil Wears Prada director and Chronically Metropolitan executive producer David Frankel. Fenton Dillane (Hernandez) has moved back home after his writing…

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