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‘A Good Man’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' actress Noemie Merlant headlines 'A Good Man,' a French drama about a trans man's pregnancy.

‘Beans’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

A Mohawk tween learns painful lessons about her people's place in Canadian society in Tracey Deer's inspired-by-true-events drama Beans.

‘No Ordinary Man’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Trans icon and jazz musician Billy Tipton is reintroduced to the world in 'No Ordinary Man,' Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt's experimental documentary.

‘Good Joe Bell’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Mark Wahlberg plays the father of a gay teenager in 'Good Joe Bell,' on a walk across America to draw attention to the scourge of anti-LGBTQ bullying in this true story penned by the screenwriters of…

‘MLK/FBI’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Sam Pollard's documentary 'MLK/FBI' examines former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Saint-Narcisse’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Canadian iconoclast Bruce LaBruce's latest, 'Saint-Narcisse,' unites mythology, religion, self-obsession and — of course — sex in a tale set in 1970s Quebec.

’76 Days’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Filmed at four hospitals in Wuhan, China, during the first months of the COVID-19 lockdown, the documentary 76 Days puts viewers in the eye of the medical storm.

‘Concrete Cowboy’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Idris Elba stars as an inner-city horseman with Caleb McLaughlin as his troubled son in Concrete Cowboy, a drama set around the unique subculture of North Philly’s Fletcher Street…

‘Shadow in the Cloud’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Chloe Grace Moretz plays a World War II women's-auxiliary officer with more than enemy aircraft to worry about in Roseanne Liang's action-horror feature 'Shadow in the Cloud.'

‘I Care a Lot’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Rosamund Pike stars as a legal conservator running a lucrative guardianship grift who strikes trouble when she messes with a gangster played by Peter Dinklage in the acidic thriller I Care a…

‘Akilla’s Escape’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Musician Saul Williams scores and stars in Charles Officer's generation-spanning Toronto crime film 'Akilla's Escape.'

‘Limbo’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

A group of refugees struggle with life on a remote Scottish island in director Ben Sharrock's bittersweet comedy drama 'Limbo'.