TIFF 2020: Akilla’s Escape

When a life shaped by manipulation and violence is all you know, it can be difficult to change patterns as an adult. In Charles Officer's Akilla's Escape, we see one man surrounded by danger determined to live by honor and kindness, regardless of the cost. Akilla (Saul Williams) runs a marijuana grow-op in Toronto. He... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2020: The Third Day

Folk horror is alive and well. Before Ari Aster's Midsommar in 2019, we also had the buddy trip turned pagan nightmare The Ritual in 2017, The Witch in 2015, and classics like Witch Finder General in 1968, and of course, the 1973 The Wicker Man, among others. Now you can add another sinister village to that... Continue Reading →

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