Film reviews and more

Day: 14 September 2014

Toronto 2014: ‘Venice’ review

★★★☆☆ Despite its title, Kiki Álvarez’s Venice (2014) is very much about Cuba. Specifically, it’s a rarely seen independent film from the country, marking its director’s first appearance at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. Named […]

Toronto 2014: ‘Return to Ithaca’ review

★★★☆☆ One of two films at Toronto 2014 that take in a group of friends over the course of one balmy Cuban evening, Return to Ithaca (2014) is the new film from French director Laurent Cantet. […]