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Barry Hertz

Barry Hertz
Film Editor / Deputy Arts Editor

Area of Expertise

Film, television, books, music

Barry Hertz is the deputy arts editor and film editor for The Globe and Mail. He previously served as the Executive Producer of Features for the National Post, and was a manager and writer at Maclean’s before that. His arts and culture writing has also been featured in several publications, including Reader’s Digest and NOW Magazine. His favourite film franchise is the Fast and Furious series, and he will offer no apologies for that fact.

Years in Journalism

16

Years at The Globe and Mail

3

Education

Ryerson University, Bachelor of Journalism, 2006

Latest articles
TIFF 2018: The best, worst and most awkward moments of the Toronto International Film Festival
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Review: A Simple Favor asks just enough from Paul Feig devotees
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Review: Mandy is the Nicolas Cage-starring midnight-movie freak-out you’ve been waiting for
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The story behind Mandy, the year’s epic Nicolas Cage freak-out masterpiece
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Review: The Predator bleeds, which means we might finally be able to kill this franchise
TIFF 2018: How Toronto pulled off a stunning comeback – and what it needs to do next Subscriber content
TIFF 2018: Damien Chazelle’s First Man takes cinema sky-high
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Review: Peppermint will make you want to spit it right back out
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TIFF 2018: What the next 11 days mean for the Toronto festival’s future Subscriber content Barry Hertz
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TIFF 2018: One to watch – the dynamite Jasmin Mozaffari and her feature debut Firecrackers
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TIFF 2018: The Oscar race starts in Toronto - but who’s in the running?
The Deuce doubles down: David Simon and George Pelecanos on sex scenes, Peak TV and James Franco
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TIFF 2018: How to survive the film festival without really trying Barry Hertz
Crowds of U2 fans flock to greet Bono and The Edge before the screening of the U2 film From The Sky Down during opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto, Sept. 8, 2011.
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Review: Trench 11 is a truly gory horror flick steeped in the terror of war Subscriber content
TIFF 2018: The movies we can’t wait to see, from an interstellar Robert Pattinson to an underworld Viola Davis
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Review: The Little Stranger is a ghost story in only the faintest, most subtle sense
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Fall movie preview: Awards bait, prestige dramas and reboots coming to theatres soon
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TIFF 2018: New York independent film veteran Joana Vicente named TIFF executive director, co-head
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TIFF 2018: Piers Handling on 24 years at the top of the biggest film festival in the world, and what’s next Subscriber content
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Rewatching The Dark Knight, 10 years later and in the biggest way possible Barry Hertz