Freeheld stumbles over too many hurdles to recommend it. The film’s heart is in the right place, but its focus is not.
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A review of the two TIFF 2015 gangster movies: "Legend" and "Black Mass".
A review of Atom Egoyan's "Remember".
A review of Jay Roach's "Trumbo" from TIFF 2015.
A review of the three biggest Cannes winners now playing at TIFF: Son of Saul, Dheepan and The Lobster.
A review of Ridley Scott's "The Martian," starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
A review of Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room, starring Anton Yelchin and Patrick Stewart.
A TIFF dispatch with "Demon," "Every Thing Will Be Fine" and "London Road."
Links to coverage of reviews of TIFF 2015 films that we reviewed at Sundance, Berlin, and Cannes.