Favourites and Best Of lists can difficult. I don’t keep track of every single film I watch during the year (though maybe I should for 2019), so it’s always a case of trying to recall what films I really connected with. On that note, here’s my list of my five favourite films of 2018.
Watch with glazed boredom as Dimension Films runs a once beloved franchise into the ground with ‘Halloween: Resurrection,’ a dreadful experience in awfulness.
While Ocean’s 8 is fairly familiar heist territory from a story perspective, the film is extremely watchable thanks to the performances from all the leads
In many ways, The Predator is exactly what fans of the 31 year old franchise have been waiting for.
There’s not a single happy thing to be found in ‘The Happytime Murders,’ in which Melissa McCarthy makes a mess with some Muppets.
Following the recent 10 year anniversary of The Dark Knight, Richard Kirwin looks back at what makes it such a remarkable and timeless film.
Can a film that is rated 18A, based on a beloved comic book character, filled with violence, profanity, dismemberment and sex jokes really give an insightful look into the importance of family?
It’s hard not to look at the box office numbers for Justice League and think of it as as a disappointment. Which is a shame, because the movie gets far more right than wrong.
Is ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ a good film? Yes. Should you watch it and have fun? Always.
Next week, Blade Runner 2049 releases to immense hype, sans the original’s helmer Ridley Scott. That this is a good thing is almost undeniable, after Scott’s belaboured Alien sequels Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. Instead, fans … Continue reading TIFF Leans Into Blade Runner 2049 Hype with High Concept: The Films of Denis Villeneuve
Beyond The One and Strangely Ordinary This Devotion are two works of art with major texture and substance. Paired together as a double bill (both films clock in at under … Continue reading TIFF 2017: Beyond The One and Strangely Ordinary This Devotion
Long before the teen angst pangs of Twilight or the fever heat of True Blood, director Kathryn Bigelow had an inkling of what a southern-fried vampire romance could be. Near Dark delivered on her … Continue reading Near Dark: The Original Hillbilly Vamps