The Whale: Sinking Ships and Saving Souls

Directed by Darren Aronofsky, The Whale tells the story of Charlie (Brendan Fraser), an online writing instructor who struggles with obesity. Weighing 600 lbs, Charlie feels embarrassed by his appearance and hides away from the world in his apartment. However, when heart problems threaten his life, Charlie refuses medical attention other than the care of his friend…

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TIFF ’22: Corsage

Set in Vienna in 1877,?Corsage?tells the story of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Krieps) as she celebrates her 40th?birthday with her husband Emperor Franz Joseph (Florian Teichtmeister). Elisabeth lives a life of luxury, yet there is an ache in her soul. Feeling imprisoned in an loveless relationship, she goes largely ignored by her husband. What?s…

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TIFF ’22: 1on1 with Odunlade Adekola, Omowunmi Dada and Deyemi Okanlawon (THE KING’S HORSEMAN)

Seun Olowo-Ake had the privilege of talking to Odunlade Adekola, Omowunmi Dada and DeyemiOkanlawon, fellow Nigerians, and stars of The King?s Horseman about their film. In this interview, theydiscuss reclaiming culture in a Western world, the duty of actors, and celebrating diversity.This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Olowo-Ake: I’m so excited for…

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