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TIFF 2018: Gaspar Noé’s Climax Uses Sex And Drugs To Provoke

Climax

Climax

Gaspar Noé, one of the standard-bearers for modern perv film directorship, has a new film called Climax. It’s about a dance troupe who unintentional dose on LSD and then do pervy things.

Sarah reviewed this intentionally provocative piece of cinema for Consequence Of Sound at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.

To read her review go here.

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‘The War Show’ Documentary Shows Impact Of Syrian War

The War Show

The War Show

It’s pretty easy for most of us here in the western world to bury our heads in the sand and ignore what’s been happening in Syria.

Part of this is distance and another part is perceived difference — if you don’t know these people it makes it easier not to care about them, right?

A new documentary called The War Show is helping illuminate what it’s like for the Syrian people and it’s… awful.

I spoke to The War Show co-director Andreas Dalsgaard about this when he was in town for TIFF.

To read the full interview click here.

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‘La La Land’ Is Delightful, Satisfying

La La Land

La La Land

Big deal Hollywood musical film La La Land is making all sorts of film critics swoon at the notion of romantic old school sing-dance movies.

Sarah, the half of Team Risky Fuel who doesn’t think such movies are stupid, calls the film “gorgeous, often delightful, and quite satisfying.”

To read her review of it head over to Consequence Of Sound by clicking here.

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TIFF 2016: ‘Arrival’ Elevates Sci Fi

Arrival

Arrival

One of Sarah’s favourite films she saw at TIFF 2016 was Denis Villeneuve’s sci fi epic, Arrival.

She says the film reveals “however briefly and however elusively, some truth about what inspires us to do what we do.”

To read her review of the film head over to Consequence Of Sound by clicking here.

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TIFF 2016: Free Fire Shows Ben Wheatley’s Craftsmanship

Free Fire

Free Fire

One of Sarah’s favourite directors is Ben Wheatley.

Because of this she made a point to see his new film Free Fire when it played at TIFF 2016.

Though not the knock out that High Rise was, the film displayed Wheatley’s “level of commitment, craftsmanship, and reliability.”

To read her review of the film head over to Consequence of Sound by clicking here.

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TIFF 2016: ‘Salt And Fire’ Is Werner Herzog’s Complicated Environmental Film

Salt And Fire

Salt And Fire

One of the more confounding films Sarah saw at the Toronto International Film Festival this year was Werner Herzog’s maybe environmental kidnap drama Salt And Fire.

Says Sarah, “Fans of his unique style and humor will find much to enjoy in Salt and Fire, even if the film does lack some proper cohesion.”

To read her whole review head over to Consequence Of Sound by clicking here.

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TIFF 2016: A United Kingdom’s Savvy Exploration

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

In the film A United Kingdom a Bechuanaland prince and a British clerk fall in love and have to deal with the uncomfortable reality that the world isn’t quite accepting of interracial relationships.

Sarah saw the film at TIFF this year and considered it a deftly navigated, savvy work.

To read her full review for Consequence of Sound click here.

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