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Michel Gondry's new film "Microbe and Gasoline" follows "two teenage misfits—Microbe, an artist, and Gasoline, a mechanic—on an unconventional road trip through the French countryside in a homemade house on wheels." Opens July 29, 2016 at SIFF Cinema Uptown.

Michel Gondry’s “Microbe et Gasoil”: Eternal Becoming of the Unfinished Mind

July 20, 2016 • In the shallowest assessment, Microbe et Gasoil is a coming-of-age...

Dear Ms Dinosaur: Please eat the kids.

Jurassic World: Land of the Lost And The Stupidly Edible

July 8, 2015 • Where conflict is absent, so too, usually, is story. As a commonly...

Inside Out 2

Pixar’s “Inside Out” Is The Best Film Of The Year…So Far

June 23, 2015 • There’s a reason why a certain segment of the film community...

Breckin Meyer and Ryan Phillippe in 54

“54: The Director’s Cut” Gets Bi at #SIFF…And, #Frameline…And, #Outfest…

June 10, 2015 • Brace yourselves: I have not seen the original version of the film...

Do I Sound Gay

#SIFF Standout “Do I Sound Gay?” an Insightful Success

June 3, 2015 • Ever wondered if you sound a little “too gay?” The thought didn’t just...

Eastern Boys

“Eastern Boys” Is A Frustrating, But Ultimately Rewarding Film

May 7, 2015 • An ocean of people shuffle about on their daily business at a train...

c/o HBO/Universal Pictures/Public Road Productions

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” Is A Painful, Uncomfortable Triumph

May 1, 2015 • There’s a certain level of fame that once its reached, your ability to be...

c/o Haram Films

“A Sinner in Mecca” Is An Eye Opening, Albeit Uneven Experience

April 27, 2015 • At the start of director Parvez Sharma’s new film A Sinner in...

Adam Driver and Ben Stiller in "While We're Young" (c/o A24/Scott Rudin Productions)

Noah Baumbach’s “While We’re Young” Offers A Simplistic, Bitter View Of Aging

April 15, 2015 • Aging is a universal anxiety. What our lives will look like in 5, 10...

c/o Amplify/Ad Hominem Enterprises

“Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter” is a beautiful, engrossing film

April 6, 2015 • Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi) lives by herself in a dreary Tokyo flat. Her mother...

c/o Animal Kingdom/Radius-TWC

“It Follows” Is An Unsettling, Intelligent Horror Film

March 23, 2015 • As a genre, horror is structured in such a fashion to both exploit and question...

Lily James and Cate Blanchett in "Cinderella." (c/o Walt Disney Pictures)

“Cinderella” is a lively, but ultimately uninspired remake

March 18, 2015 • All the way back in 2010, director Tim Burton Tim Burton-ified his...