Tag: Iran

The Gutter at TIFF 2021

The Gutter’s own Carol wrote for a different site at the Toronto International Film Festival. Read her reviews of 14 films here. And make sure to check out reviews, incoming filmmaker interviews with Ritwik Pareek (Dug Dug), Arsalan Amiri (Zalava) and more ongoing coverage from friend of the […]

Midnight Madness 2021!

The line up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced and it looks pretty swank indeed. It includes MM alumna Julia Ducornau’s Titane; Kate Dolan’s You Are Not My Mother; Arsalan Amiri’s Zalava; Jean Luc Herbelot’s Saloum; Rob Savage’s Dashcam; […]

“The 38 Best Car Movies Ever Made”

At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri shares some of the best car movies ever made. “This list of movies is quite eclectic—it includes gearhead classics, cult standbys, noirs, modern blockbusters, art-house favorites, and even some genuine obscurities. Along the way, it became clear to us that a “car movie,” more […]

Epically Epic: Sikandar (1941)

It’s not terribly high in historical accuracy, but Sikandar is wonderful to behold and thoroughly thought-provoking about empire and political virtue from pre-Independence India. Sikandar manages to be completely entertaining while still indulging in lesson-dispensing from Aristotle, who as the film opens is in Persia with Sikandar and […]