Tag Archives: Toby Jones

Tetris review — The fun’s in the game play

Directed by Jon S Baird | Written by Noah Pink | 118 min | ▲▲▲▲△ | Apple TV+ With his collaborators, Haligonian screenwriter and filmmaker Noah Pink has delivered a surprisingly entertaining tale of the backstory of Tetris, the Russian-designed video game that's spent more than 30 years consuming the work and extracurricular time of… Read More

The Wonder review — See it for Flo

Directed by Sebastián Lelio | Written by Lelio and Alice Birch, based on a novel by Emma Donoghue | 103 min | ▲▲▲△△ | Netflix A version of this review was posted on FITI during the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Just as Florence Pugh's Don't Worry Darling scene partner Harry Styles has a less… Read More

A Brief History of Spy Movies: Part Three

THE LE CARRÉ ADAPTATIONS In the past two posts I review Harry Palmer movies and a dozen spy pictures from 1966 to 2006. This post is devoted to the film adaptations of the godfather of spy novels. Roger Ebert described John Le Carré’s novels as “chess problems in which one solution is elegant and all… Read More