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TIFF: “Sound of Metal” Gives Riz Ahmed a Rollicking Solo Turn

TIFF: “Sound of Metal” Gives Riz Ahmed a Rollicking Solo Turn

By Andrea Thompson

You don’t get introduced to the music heavy metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed), adores in Sound of Metal. You get embedded, absorbed. Ruben loves what he does with a passion, Ahmed offering up what just might be the performance of a lifetime as an artist who’s carved out his place in the world and is happy for it. Later, as he begins to lose his hearing, we feel as crushed as he does; it’s not hard to imagine the terror of seeing your body betray you and keep you from your life’s dream.

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Jojo Rabbit

Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Jojo Rabbit

TIFF: “Harriet” Is a Rare Misfire for Kasi Lemmons

TIFF: “Harriet” Is a Rare Misfire for Kasi Lemmons