Hello! Today's schedule had me down for 5 films...and though I got into the fifth, I just wasn't loving it enough to stick around (thus I won't review it). Instead, I'll go over the four films I screened in their entirety. THEIR FINEST was my first screening at 9:30am, and it was packed in one of Scotiabank's biggest venues. Lone Scherfig (AN EDUCATION) delivers a very solid film about the film industry in England during WWII. The story centers around a female writer who is initially hired to help write and flesh out the female voices just as the industry is also realizing that they … [Read more...] about TIFF 2016 – Day #6
Hello Everyone, We've got so much happening over the next week...I'm absolutely certain that there is something for everyone at THE NEON! In addition to FilmDayton's great line-up (including gems like IN A WORLD, SHORT TERM 12 and REMOTE AREA MEDICAL), we will open one of the most talked about indies of the year - Woody Allen's BLUE JASMINE (featuring one of the most outstanding performances of Cate Blanchett's incredible career). And it doesn't stop there. Next Monday through Thursday, we will bring one of my favorite films of the year - Francois Ozon's IN THE HOUSE - for a 4-day … [Read more...] about BLUE JASMINE, IN THE HOUSE, FilmDAYTON & More Great News at THE NEON!