TIFF Review: Seven Psychopaths

MAX PATERSON <Arts & Culture Editor> As TIFF progresses and the stars drift in and out of the Toronto social scene, it was hard for the Obiter to ignore a chance to rub knuckles with Hollywood’s finest. We were fortunate enough to be invited to the premiere of Seven Psychopaths, the new feature by writer/director …

TIFF Review: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

NANCY SITU <Senior Editor-in-Chief> It’s not every day that a Western-financed North Korean fiction feature shows in a Yonge-Dundas theatre on a breezy Tuesday night. It’s not even every day that North Korean fiction films can be Western-financed. In fact, Comrade Kim Goes Flying was the first ever. The “light-hearted romantic comedy” is about a …