Today’s TIFF Reviews: September 14, 2016

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TIFF 2016 Movie Review: (re) ASSIGNMENT (USA/Canada/France 2016) ***

From Walter Hill, the director of classics like 48 HOURS, THE LONG RIDERS and THE WARRIORS, (re) ASSIGNMENT is a revenge action thriller with a difference. Michelle Rodriguez plays a lowlife killer put through full male-to-female gender reassignment surgery by a score-settling surgeon (Sigourney Weaver).

TIFF 2016 Movie Review: RAW (France/Belgium 2016) ***

As a first time director of a horror feature, Julia Ducournau gets her facts straight. At the introduction of RAW at TIFF Midnight Madness, she told a full house that when she asked a fellow filmmaker about Toronto audiences, she had been told which she did repeat, to huge cheers, that Toronto has the best audience in the world.

TIFF 2016 Movie Review: CITY OF TINY LIGHTS (UK 2016)

The city referred to in the title is London. And Travis’…

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