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TIFF Review: The Theory of Everything

When people think of Stephen Hawking, thoughts of complex mathematics, cosmology and physics come to mind — topics that the everyday person is not too well versed in. What The Theory of Everything achieves that saves it from becoming inaccessible, is that it delves into the humanity and emotionality of Hawking’s life and makes his …

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TIFF Review: The Dead Lands

CORRECTION: There was an error made in “TIFF Review: The Dead Lands” published on Sept. 15, 2014 . The director’s name was misspelled as Tao Fraser, while the correct spelling of his name is Toa Fraser. CanCulture regrets this mistake, and will work to be more diligent in the future. The article appears below as originally …

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TIFF Review: Dearest

A father, desperately searching for his lost son, stares into the camera and offers a reward for information about his son Pengpeng. He holds a photo with a hotline phone number and tearfully smiles as he informs his son’s pontential buyers that Penpeng is allergic to peaches. It is a scene one could expect in a film …

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The character Mustafa, voiced by Liam Neeson, who is featured in the main story as a poet recently released from imprisonment. Photo courtesy of TIFF.

TIFF Review: Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Animation has the reputation of being “only for children,” but Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 6, will be as equally captivating to adults as it is to children. The story is a simple one. The “prophet” Mustafa (Liam Neeson) is a poet who …

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