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TIFF Long Take

Feb 27, 2018

This week on TIFF Long Take, Rob sits down with renowned screenwriter and director, Alex Garland. Over the last 20 years, Garland’s films, including 28 Days Later, Sunshine, and Ex Machina, have helped him stand out as a fresh voice in the crowded landscape of modern science fiction. His latest film, Annihilation,

Feb 20, 2018

Throughout the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s, sports movies were one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and bankable genres. Recently though, things seem to have changed. Of the top 50 grossing sports movies of all-time, only 3 have come in this decade with Creed, The Fighter, and 42 barely cracking the list. So...

Feb 13, 2018

As much as we love to argue about their relevance, there’s no denying that an Academy Award is still the height of prestige in the film industry. But is winning an Oscar more about politics then merit? Over the last 40 year’s studios have increasingly relied on incredibly expensive, and often quite nasty, campaigns...

Feb 6, 2018

Last week marked the release of the contentious Bollywood film Padmaavat. The lavish epic about a Hindu queen, Padmavati, is one of the most expensive Bollywood films ever, but is not without its detractors, with many claiming the film is historically inaccurate and disrespectful. Rajput and Hindu extremists who oppose...