Movies

Film shooting: action or cut?

Two perspectives on violence in films.Continue...

Very merry movies to watch this holiday season

A grown man in a full-blown elf costume; three adult women dealing with their comedic mothers during the holiday season; a cartoon—or live-action—green, hairy man who has a pet dog; or a rom-com that just meets the “holiday movie” category because it’s based in mid-December? What’s not to like?Continue...

Nostalgic remakes do nothing to improve the original

It seems like every year now, the production of a new reboot, remake, or sequel is announced.Continue...

Female directors should tell female stories

Three weeks ago, my two friends and I watched Blonde at The Screening Room.Continue...

Struggling to be a hopeless romantic in an era of hookup culture

Sex-craving, emotionless human beings who have no ability or desire to stay with one person for a long period of time—it sounds like a weird, erotic plot in a futuristic movie. Welcome to the year 2022.Continue...

TIFF 2022 coverage: upcoming releases to watch

Every September, the film industry sets its sights on Toronto. Featuring a wide variety of films, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) allows both the press and the public to watch the industry’s newest releases.Continue...

Celebrities and Pride Month: the influence of social media

In honour of Pride Month, many celebrities took to social media to celebrate.

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‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the genius of the multiverse

Amongst the broad multiplicity of the film’s scenes and themes, the ties between the multiverse and the experiences of immigrants stood out.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is what it says on the tin: a wonderful cavalcade of colour and sound, paired with acting and directing stellar enough to send the audience on a journey through the multiverse.Continue...

The rise and fall of movie posters

The movie poster is a 27 inch by 41 inch canvas used to sell a potential viewer with eye-popping visuals, big names, and catchy slogans.Continue...

To the Hallmark movie critics: stop hating on romance

Hallmark movies have a reputation. Unfortunately, unlike Christmas trademarks like Elf and It’s a Wonderful Life , that reputation isn’t particularly favourable. The question is: why?Continue...

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