Rian Johnson set himself a gargantuan task when he decided to take on a sequel to the wildly successful Knives Out. After all, how could anyone capture that special kind of old-school movie magic back-to-back? It sounded virtually impossible and this critic was admittedly quite skeptical. More fool me. Johnson turns the volume up to […]
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It’s hard to put into words the emotions that Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson’s Scarborough elicits. This intimate look into the lives of three young Toronto kids (and their low-income, marginalized families) runs the gamut from joy in the smallest of victories to rage at the failures of people and systems that turn a blind eye or discriminate. Only a few minutes into its runtime and it’s easy to see how this small but powerful Canadian film beat out some of Hollywood’s best to secure the first runner-up spot for the TIFF People’s Choice Award this past September.