Movies

Film shooting: action or cut?

Two perspectives on violence in films.Continue...

What the evolution of coming-of-age movies means for representation

North American filmmakers have been trying to capture the quintessential coming-of-age experience since the rise of the teen comedy genre in the 1980s.Continue...

Golden Globes falls short with underwhelming award results

When Bohemian Rhapsody won the award for Best Motion Picture—Drama at this past Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, the palpable shock coming from the show’s star-studded crowd summed up how the entire evening had gone.Continue...

Reviewing childhood Halloween movies as an adult

Thanks to terrifying costumes and an increased presence of spirits, Halloween is known as the scariest time of the year. However, there’s nothing spookier than realizing you’ve outgrown your favourite holiday.Continue...

Venom is not your typical Marvel movie

Critics and movie-goers alike have slammed the new Marvel antihero movie Venom since it came out last weekend. But the reasons critics found Venom to be disappointing are actually what makes the movie worthwhile.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Do subtitles help the viewing experience?

If you've ever watched a movie or TV show with me where I've been in control of the device settings, there's a 100 per cent chance it's been accompanied by subtitles.Continue...

The Predator earns its name

Director Shane Black’s decision to hire his friend, a convicted sex offender, as an actor marred the glitz and glamour of the red carpet opening for his film The Predator at TIFF.Continue...

Journal staff’s movie picks

Journal Staff plead their case deciding which movie is the best of all timeContinue...

Everything you missed at the Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards are typically known for being the Academy Awards’ edgier and drunker cousin, led by GIF-able reaction shots and witty one-liners. However, this year’s award ceremony — which aired this past Sunday — put its usual antics aside and gave the reins to a much more effective leader and inspiration — Oprah.Continue...

The problem with romantic comedies

When I was younger, I loved romantic comedies. The idea of that initial spark, the inevitable complications to overcome and the eventual happy ending of falling in love gave me such hope and happiness for what the future could hold in terms of my romantic life.Continue...

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