reactions

Brief thoughts and recaps on films seen in theatres – usually in a festival environment. While no ratings are assigned, these reactions are sometimes expanded into full reviews later.

OKAFOR’S LAW plays TIFF 2016OKAFOR'S LAW plays TIFF 2016

OKAFOR’S LAW plays TIFF 2016

If boys will be boys, what does it take to grow into a man?

If boys will be boys, what does it take to grow into a man?
THE EMPTY BOX plays TIFF 2016THE EMPTY BOX plays TIFF 2016

THE EMPTY BOX plays TIFF 2016

No matter how much we think we are ready for the end, we so seldom are.

No matter how much we think we are ready for the end, we so seldom are.
BELOW HER MOUTH plays TIFF 2016BELOW HER MOUTH plays TIFF 2016

BELOW HER MOUTH plays TIFF 2016

April Mullen presents a pretty picture about love, sex, and the blank spaces in-between.

April Mullen presents a pretty picture about love, sex, and the blank spaces in-between.
JEAN OF THE JONSES plays TIFF 2016JEAN OF THE JONSES plays TIFF 2016

JEAN OF THE JONSES plays TIFF 2016

Welcome to Jones' family dinner. Grab a plate, and get comfy...shit's about to get real.

Welcome to Jones' family dinner. Grab a plate, and get comfy...shit's about to get real.
THE BAD BATCH plays TIFF 2016THE BAD BATCH plays TIFF 2016

THE BAD BATCH plays TIFF 2016

The woman behind A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT dares you to wander into the desert and take another bite.

The woman behind A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT dares you to wander into the desert and take another bite.
AMERICAN HONEY plays Tiff 2016AMERICAN HONEY plays Tiff 2016

AMERICAN HONEY plays Tiff 2016

"Steady as a preacher, free as a weed..." can both be exploited for American need.

"Steady as a preacher, free as a weed..." can both be exploited for American need.
BUSTER’S MAL HEART plays TIFF 2016BUSTER'S MAL HEART plays TIFF 2016

BUSTER’S MAL HEART plays TIFF 2016

When paying one's dues turns into overtaxation, how long until one is completely bankrupt?

When paying one's dues turns into overtaxation, how long until one is completely bankrupt?
A UNITED KINGDOM plays TIFF 2016A UNITED KINGDOM plays TIFF 2016

A UNITED KINGDOM plays TIFF 2016

It's the small, subtle moments that make the biggest movies so memorable.

It's the small, subtle moments that make the biggest movies so memorable.
WEREWOLF plays TIFF 2016WEREWOLF plays TIFF 2016

WEREWOLF plays TIFF 2016

When a film rubs you the wrong way, is it because you don't like it? Or because you don't like how it makes you feel?

When a film rubs you the wrong way, is it because you don't like it? Or because you don't like how it makes you feel?