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Amazon’s ‘Birds of Paradise’: Film Review

Diana Silvers and Kristine Froseth star as friends and rivals who compete for glory at a French ballet academy.

‘Drunken Birds’ (‘Les oiseaux ivres’): Film Review | TIFF 2021

The second feature from Serbian Canadian director Ivan Grbovic centers on a drug cartel worker who migrates from Mexico to Canada in search of new beginnings and the love of his life.

‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’: Film Review

Kristina Lindstrom and Kristian Petri's documentary recounts the story of Björn Andrésen, who shot to fame as a teenager thanks to his appearance in the 1971 Luchino Visconti film 'Death in Venice.'

‘Ali & Ava’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook play the title roles in this cross-cultural romance, set in the British city of Bradford and directed by Clio Barnard ('The Selfish Giant').

‘Wildhood’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

A two-spirit Indigenous teenager tries to find his mother, and himself, in this delicate coming-of-age story.

‘Hold Your Fire’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Stefan Forbes' documentary relates the details of a 1973 Brooklyn robbery that led to the NYPD's landmark use of hostage negotiation.

‘You Resemble Me’ (‘Tu Me Ressembles’): Film Review | Venice 2021

Dina Amer's directorial debut revolves around a fragile young Muslim woman in search of purpose.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick Festival Favorites

Eye-opening roles for Oscar Isaac, Penélope Cruz and Benedict Cumberbatch, a slightly bonkers Princess Diana biopic, and gems from Palestine, Mexico and the Philippines are among THR critics' fall…

‘The Good Boss’ (‘El Buen Patrón’): Film Review | San Sebastian 2021

Javier Bardem reteams with 'Loving Pablo' director Fernando León de Aranoa for this darkly comic look at a Spanish factory boss trying to keep his company on top.

‘Saloum’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

A trio of African mercenaries become embroiled with malevolent supernatural forces in Jean Luc Herbulot's genre-defying Senegalese thriller.

‘Neptune Frost’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman's Afro-futurist science fiction musical centers on two misfits in Rwanda, a miner and an intersex hacker, who find each other through technology and dreams.

David Chase’s ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’: Film Review

Michael Gandolfini steps into his late father's shoes as the teenage Tony Soprano, with Alessandro Nivola as the uncle he idolizes in this dive into events that predate the series.