A professor is in for a shock when he learns that people are seeing him in their dreams and then it becomes a nightmare in Dream Scenario. That’s the gist of the new horror-comedy from writer-director Kristoffer Borgli. The filmmaker also finds a way to use the film as commentary on cancel culture. It’s got a solid mix of comedy and horror as we watch the incredible rise and tragic fall of Osler professor Paul…"Dream Scenario: Nicolas Cage Gets Cancelled"
Matt Walsh, a UCB co-founder and co-star on Veep, delivers a charming but long-overdue leading performance in Archie Borders’ Under the Eiffel Tower. Stuart (Matt Walsh) had been working for a company that specializes in Kentucky Bourbon among iothers. Unfortunately, he loses his job right as the film begins. When his friends, Frank (David Wain) and Tillie (Michaela Watkins) invite him to join them on their Paris vacation, he doesn’t miss the opportunity to say…"Under the Eiffel Tower is charming due to Matt Walsh"
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…"TIFF 2018: Her Smell"
Support the Girls is a surprisingly relevant film with an exceptionally strong performance from Regina Hall. Lisa (Regina Hall) is the general manager of Double Whammies. Double Whammies labeled as a “sports bar with curves.” With the first glance of their skimpy uniforms, it’s only natural to assume that the sports bar is a stand-in for Hooters but it’s so much more. In spite of the clientele and everything, Lisa loves working there. She takes…"Support the Girls: Regina Hall Lifts Up Film"
A dark comedy about meaning and connection, Flower gives actress Zoey Deutch a big opportunity with a star-making role. Erica Vandross (Zoey Deutch), a defiant 17-year old, lives with her mother, Laurie, (Kathryn Hahn) and Laurie’s boyfriend Bob (Tim Heidecker). With her father in prison, Erica goes around town with her friends, Kala (Dylan Gelula) and Claudine (Maya Eshet), to blackmail police officers. Bob’s son, Luke, moves in with them after he gets out of rehab. …"Flower: Zoey Deutch is A Star In The Making"