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Downsizing (2017) written and directed by Alexander Payne

This ambitious and well-meaning science fiction allegory could have done with some downsizing itself to make for a more focused and consistent film. It's a frustrating mix of good (the production design, Christoph Waltz) and bad (Hong Chau's annoying character, the jarring shifts in tone). Matt Damon stars.

Downsizing (2017)

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EIFF 2017: My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea (2017)

Singularly weird but intelligent animation with a distinctive high school drawing aesthetic.

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EIFF 2017: Okja (2017)

Joon-ho Bong has crafted a spectacular, FX-heavy fantasy without kowtowing to the usual commercial or genre straitjackets.

Seo-Hyun Ahn as Mija, with Okja


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​Toni Erdmann

The world's most embarrassing father? Maybe. The world's funniest comedy right now? Definitely.

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