Take some of that free time you have today and head over to the Toronto Film Scene so you can check out The Film Reel’s latest article. Kicking off this month is a series at the TIFF Bell Lightbox called James Ivory: Elegant Pairings. The idea is to take a James Ivory film and screen it with another film that inspired or complements his film. It’s an interesting idea, and The Film Reel had a chance to watch the classic Hitchcock film Rebecca, which will be paired with The Remains Of The Day. Keep reading to see The Film Reel share an opinion on what those two films have in common.
Part of the joy of reviewing film is the opportunity to share your opinion. There couldn’t be a better example of this than the TIFF series James Ivory: Elegant Pairings. Take one James Ivory film, screen it alongside another classic film, and compare the two to see what they have in common and why they’ve been picked to play in a double feature. Kicking off the series are Rebecca and The Remains Of The Day. Read a synopsis for each film and you’ll wonder what they could possibly have in common, but dig a bit deeper and you’ll find many similarities. Head over to the Toronto Film Scene website and find out why The Film Reel believes these two films have been picked to play together.