A filmmaker may choose to use the short film style for a variety of reasons. Short film can be poignant and emotional, or shocking and absurd. It can drive home a message succinctly and powerfully, or leave us with a few minutes of gorgeous imagery.
We dig into the coming of age genre and its evolution into something more, spotlighting a number of TIFF 2017 films to showcase this change.
Creating films around true stories or real life individuals isn't an easy process, and we compare two contrasting films to showcase those very challenges.
We analyze Peter Jackson's 2nd installment of The Hobbit franchise, and how it continues to builds on the complex story that J.R.R. Tolkien wrote in 1937.