It’s almost that time of year again. My favourite time of year here in Toronto. You guessed it: we are just two weeks away from the Toronto International Film Festival! The sounds of feverish typing and the symphony of programme book pages being turned fill the air. TIFF Members jockey to be online the second […]Read more "Latest Reviews: Toronto Film Files for Wylie Writes"
DANIEL ISN’T REAL is a juggernaut of a thriller, and a modern portrait of trauma and mental illness that enthralled audiences during its Canadian premiere at the 2019 Fantasia International Film Festival. Luke (in a nuanced performance from Miles Robbins) is your average college student. He manoeuvres through awkward roommate encounters and struggles to find […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: DANIEL ISN’T REAL (ADAM EGYPT MORTIMER, 2019)"
A loving send-up of paranormal-horror films, EXTRA ORDINARY was a resounding fan favourite during its Canadian premiere at the 2019 Fantasia Festival. Playing to a packed house, EXTRA ORDINARY delivered laugh after laugh with its quirky charm and pure Irish humour. Thirty-something Rose Dooley (played by comedian Maeve Higgins) works as a driving instructor in […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: EXTRA ORDINARY (ENDA LOUGHMAN AND MIKE AHERN, 2019)"