With UnSane, Steven Soderbergh has created a lean, tech-savvy psychological horror for the #metoo era.

Claire Foy stars as Sawyer Valentini, a bright-eyed, damaged businesswoman who, having recently upended her life to get away from a stalker, is tricked into having herself “voluntarily” committed

She’s understandably pissed off and scared. …

REVIEW: Breathe (LFF Day 1)

Breathe is a film about which it’s easy to be cynical.

The directorial debut of Andy Serkis, the film was commissioned by Serkis’ Imaginarium Studios co-founder John Cavendish as a tribute to his father, disability advocate Robin. As such, it seems designed to squeeze every breath of uplift you from Robin’s already inspirational story.…

Rosewater is a bit too floral and watery for its own good


As the directorial debut of a man better known for political satire than drama – The Daily Show’s long-time, recently abdicated host Jon Stewart – Rosewater is a suitably timely work of dramatized non-fiction.

It tells the story of Maziar Bahari, an Iranian-Canadian journalist imprisoned by the Ahmadinejad regime for 118 days following Iran’s controversial 2009 elections.…