RADINA PAPUKCHIEVA

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The Gunman is kind of shit

Sean Penn fails to reinvent himself as an action hero in this bloated turd.

The Soviet revolution on ice

Red Army tells the tale of hockey's place in the Cold War, and how the Russians (nearly) came to dominate the sport.

Jake Gyllenhaal makes a great scumbag

The actor delivers a stunning performance as an unscrupulous crime scene photographer in Nightcrawler PLUS more from TIFF.

The Concordia Film Festival is on

We spoke to festival director Jade Fraser about the growth of the university’s student-film fest.

Atom Egoyan does Devil’s Knot

We speak to Atom Egoyan about his latest flick Devil’s Knot, about the West Memphis Three.

Spike Jonze explores isolation in Her

In his latest film, Her starring Joaquin Phoenix, Spike Jonze continues his exploration of the mind.

Enough Said is a decent rom-com

Nicole Holofcener’s latest Enough Said explores “adult” relationships.

Blue Jasmine is classic Woody Allen

Woody Allen’s newest, Blue Jasmine, doesn’t disappoint and delivers another neurotic protagonist.

Police brutality on film

Ryan Coogler makes his directorial debut with Fruitvale Station — a film that made waves at Cannes this year — recounting the true story of police brutality after a fight on a San Francisco transit train.

New Gondry more style than substance

Michel Gondry’s new film Mood Indigo offers a refreshing escape to a chimerical universe.