Drama

Savage State

Have you ever finished a movie and said, “Yep… that was a movie.” I feel like that could be the end of this review. The film was not very good, it felt like the writer/director, […]

Drama

Luxor

I made sure that I slept on Luxor before writing about it. Often, I find that when I dislike a film that letting it sink in for a day can change my opinion or at least […]

Dating Amber
Comedy

Dating Amber

I was really excited when Dating Amber came to my attention. A film set at a secondary school in 1995 was intriguing to me as I spent the second half of the 90s in high school. […]

Triggered
Horror

Triggered

Triggered. These days, there’s a lot of power in that word. I thought maybe it was just a weird coincidence that a movie named Triggered involved a bunch of Gen Z (or Millennial according to […]

Fishermans Friends
Comedy

Fisherman’s Friends

This movie was an absolute gem that caught me completely by surprise. A movie about a group of singing fishermen from Port Isaac, Cornwall… not exactly a catchy pitch for a movie. That said, I […]

Mr. Jones
Biography

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones is a long, slow film… not MCU long, but long none-the-less. The film, advertised as a biopic, tells the story of Gareth Jones, a Welsh journalist that broke the news of Holodomor and […]

To the Stars
Drama

To the Stars

Like most indie films, I was drawn to To the Stars by the cast. I recently watched Banana Split and thought that Liana Liberato was amazing. Similarly, Shea Whigham caught my attention in The Quarry. My wife and […]

Drama

Endings, Beginnings

Tonight, I endured Endings, Beginnings. I say endured because it was a painful film to watch. I’m not sure what the director, Drake Doremus, was going for, but if it was jump cuts and a […]

Paradise Hills
Movies

Paradise Hills

This week the Toronto After Dark Film Festival happened and I had wanted to get tickets. Last year, I bought tickets for a number of shows, but work kept me from attending and I didn’t […]