movie review

Indian Horse provides new narrative for Canada Day

The current political and social climate in Canada has been dominated by increasing efforts to reconcile with the tragic history suffered by Indigenous peoples—a history which was portrayed with effectiveness and intensity in Canadian director Stephen Campanelli’s newest film, Indian Horse. Continue...

I can't believe you haven't seen that: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

What do you consider a classic film? Is it in black and white? Has it won multiple prestigious awards? Does it often feel like a chore to select it when browsing through Netflix?Continue...

Reviewing the nominees: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea and Lion

For week two of my Oscar nomination tour, I watched three very different films: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, and Lion. Let’s dive in.Continue...

The Room: the worst movie of all time

When you attend a live screening of The Room, you embark on a communal journey through the wholly unapologetic and self-indulgent brainchild of Tommy Wiseau.Continue...

Gone Girl: From page to screen

Full disclosure: I loved Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl , a psychological thriller about a marriage gone wrong.

After reading it, I commented that it was one of the best...Continue...

The world abides, man: Analysis of a cult classic

It’s been 30 years since the Coen brothers made their film debut with Blood Simple . As two of the most iconic filmmakers in the world, there’s plenty to celebrate, from their...Continue...

Maleficent movie review

Claiming positions on this summer’s absolute must-watch lists, Maleficent hit the big screen with a bang on May 28, grossing $170 million within the first week alone. Recreating...Continue...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire review

The girl on fire, Katniss Everdeen, is back again – and the stakes are higher than ever.

Catching Fire , directed by Francis Lawrence, captures all of the elements of the book:...Continue...

Fashion movies to revisit: Coco Before Chanel

Many may mythologize the powerhouse figure behind the Chanel brand, yet, the 2009 film Coco Before Chanel brings an iconic designer, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel into the public...Continue...