TIFF Review: “EO”

-Allison McCulloch EO is a stark story of a mistreated donkey. The film feels at times like an homage to AU HASARD BALTHAZAR. The director said in a prerecorded intro to the film, “I care about the fate of all animals.” The humans in the film have different reactions to the donkey. Some are affectionate... Continue Reading →

TIFF Review: “Driving Madeleine”

Driving Madeleine is perhaps France’s answer to Driving Miss Daisy. Let’s remember that Jessica Tandy won an Oscar for the latter film despite being up against France’s own Isabelle Adjani for Camille Claudel, which is one of the most powerful performances I’ve ever seen. Crowds just love old people being driven around, right? Driving Madeleine... Continue Reading →

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