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Moviegoing Memories: Edward Watts

The co-director of “For Sama” tells us about his favorite cinema and the most memorable movie-going experience of his life.
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Toronto Correspondences #11: Old World, Lost World

Our TIFF dispatch includes Diao Yinan’s “The Wild Goose Lake,” Arturo Ripstein’s “Devil Between the Legs,” and Yonfan’s “No. 7 Cherry Lane.”
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Wim Wenders in America: “Hammett” and “The Million Dollar Hotel”

The strange case(s) of Wim Wenders’s two mysteries—both with infamously troubled productions—made in America.
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Toronto Correspondences #10: Get That Money

Two American movies at the TIFF are all about money: the Safdies’ propulsive “Uncut Gems” and Steven Soderbergh’s “The Laundromat.”
Festival

Toronto Correspondences #9: Redemption and Repression

Trey Edward Shults’s “Waves,” Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s “Synchronic,” Coky Giedroyc’s “How to Build a Girl.”
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Toronto Correspondences #8: Immersions

Our latest TIFF dispatch is on Darius Marder’s “Sound of Metal,” Kazik Radwanski’s “Anne at 13,000 ft,” & Olivier Assayas’s “Wasp Network.”
Festival

Toronto Correspondences #7: Big Screen Canvas

Our critics dispatches continue with Blake Williams’s “2008,” Lijo Jose Pellissery’s “Jallikattu,” and Affonso Uchôa’s “Seven Years in May.”
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Contemporary Chinese Cinema: Sammi Cheng Stars in Heiward Mak’s “Fagara”

Heiward Mak’s fourth film, starring Sammi Cheng, confirms her as one of the most promising directors to recently emerge in Hong Kong.
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“Adam”; or, What Are The Responsibilities of a Trans Film Critic?

The controversies over “Adam” outsized the film itself. But what remains an issue are the roles trans film critics play in film culture.
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A Straub-Huillet Companion: “The Death of Empedocles”

The Straubs transform Hölderlin’s play, an introspective and emotional tragedy, into a drama of the living, breathing world.
Festival

Toronto Correspondences #6: A Just Beauty

Our TIFF critics’ correspondence continues with “Jordan River Anderson, the Messenger” and “The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open.”
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The Rule of the Game: Close-Up on Agnieszka Holland’s “Spoor”

The acclaimed Polish director questions the sacrosanct dominion of human over animal in a vigorous dark comedy fairytale.