TIFF is almost here! Here are our picks for the best films to catch this year, with links to trailers so you can get a preview.
With a high-stakes game approaching in New Orleans, a couple of gamblers work it to stack up enough cash to enter. Also, Ryan Reynolds. Enough said.
She scared the crap out of audiences at Sundance.
Beasts of No Nation
Starring Idris Elba as an African warlord who abducts young children and brainwashes them into child soldiers, this film’s getting noticed as a possible Academy award winner.
Men & Chicken
Mads Mikkelsen is generally pretty awesome and in this Danish flick, Mikkelsen’s character attends his dad’s funeral, meets up with his brother, and discovers that the dead man wasn’t actually their father, after all.
Sure, it may be about a couple about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, but when an ex-girlfriend shows up and complicates things, the party goes off the rails.
Don’t let the title fool you… into thinking it’s not about what you thought. It’s about teenage lovers who get into some, well, group lovin’ to explore their sexuality. Expect nudity, but also well-developed characters.