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Pet Sematary – Review

After the success of It, it’s no wonder studios are scrambling to re-adapt more of Stephen King’s work. Pet Sematary has enough gruesome, dark content to potentially have audiences hiding under the covers...
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Team Talk – Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first solo female superhero film since the series began with 2008's Iron Man, has been capturing the hearts of many critics and audience members this...
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Captain Marvel – Review

Captain Marvel is an origin story that’s been a long time coming: the first Marvel female superhero to get her own movie, since the franchise kicked off 11 years ago with Iron Man. This feels like a...
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Flesh Out – Berlinale 2019 Review

“He said I’m not fat,” says Verida to her horrified friend in Flesh Out. The man who has insulted her so much is her fiancé, for whom the young Verida is trying to gain as much weight as possible...
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Minding the Gap – Review

Bing Liu’s Oscar-nominated documentary, Minding the Gap, begins by following the lives of group of skateboarders who find solace in being able to get out and skate when life gets too much. But the film is...
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Glass – Review

The third instalment in a surprise hero trilogy revealed in 2017’s Split, Glass is a very messy (but very fun) twist on the superhero movie that brings all of M. Night’s hard work since 2000’s...
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White Boy Rick – Review

Yann Demange’s second film after the tense ’71 takes him to 1980s Detroit to tell the story of Rick Jr. (newcomer Richie Merritt), a boy who is coerced into becoming an undercover drug informant for the...
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Wildlife – Review

Paul Dano’s directorial debut comes in the form of Wildlife, a drama about a teenage boy who watches his parents’ marriage fall apart. The film reflects on the mess of relationships and takes parents off...
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Diamantino – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Toronto International Film Festival coverage on 16/09/2018. Diamantino cannot really be pinned down as one genre. Mixing sci-fi, comedy, fantasy and much...
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Shadow – TIFF 2018 Review

Zhang Yimou makes his return after 2016’s rather disappointing The Great Wall – the most expensive production made in China – with Shadow, a dark tale of a warrior who uses his lookalike in an attempt...
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The Crossing – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Toronto International Film Festival coverage on 9/9/18. Chinese first time director Bai Xue makes her mark on the film world with The Crossing, a coming...
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The Predator – TIFF 2018 Review

The Predator has landed back on Earth, and this time his target is a small autistic boy, his father, and a ragtag bunch of soldiers all receiving psychiatric treatment. Together, they prepare to hunt down the...
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Wildlife – TIFF 2018 Review

Paul Dano’s directorial debut comes in the form of Wildlife, a drama about a teenage boy who watches his parents’ marriage fall apart. The film reflects on the mess of relationships and takes parents off...