Emma Stone

La La Land. (TIFF)

La La Land is a musical tonic for the times

La La Land kicks new life into the Hollywood musical, offering a heaven-sent escape from the new America
Missing image

Spider-Man defies gravity with gravitas

Powered by strong performances, this reboot is passionate, darkly thrilling and strangely grown-up
Scene from The Help

’The Help’: A feel-good flick that sugar-coats segregation

A movie about the Jim Crow laws shouldn’t be this cute
Missing image


Newsmaker entrances
Missing image

Hollywood’s new heroine: the skank

New teen comedies from young male directors are ‘feminist filmmaking’