TIFF 2011 Day 3: The Odds; Jeff, Who Lives At Home; Keyhole

THE ODDS A Canadian analogue of Rian Johnson’s Brick, The Odds similarly cross-breeds film noir and high school drama, this time focusing on high-stakes gambling instead of drug dealing. And while it doesn’t make the same impact as Johnson’s film — writer/director Simon Davidson doesn’t have quite the same ear for slang or eye for … Continue reading