La La Land

This is the second installment of a four-piece series of reviews of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF DAY 2 “First Man” (B+) Damien Chazelle has become a cinematic wunderkind, writing and directing award-winning films like “Whiplash” and “La ...

This year’s Academy Awards were some of the most unpredictable that I’ve witnessed, as they provided answers to several burning questions in the cultural conversation — notably, who would take home Best Picture in the most open field of the decade, ...

Yet another predictable year for the Oscars: the 89th Academy Awards proceeded as expected. A few minor unexpected wins were scattered throughout, but the predicted story of the night was La La Land’s ultimate victory, riding a number of technical ...

The world burns around us, but art moves ever forward, trying its best to understand, filter and give us something to grasp onto. With all that’s going on, it may seem silly this year (as perhaps every year) to care ...