Reviews

Into the Forest (2016): End of the World, Not As We’ve Known It

It might be overdone, but the post-apocalyptic genre is continuously consumed by our culture. From zombies, aliens and vampires, depictions of life after the end of the world are pretty saturated, as we’ve seen it all before… But maybe not. Into the Forest is a more realistic and grounded take on the genre, which focuses on the […]

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Freeheld (2015)

Director: Peter Sollett Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carrell In a time where equal LBGT rights have come so far, Peter Sollett’s Freeheld, should have been a more substantial film. It suffers from one-dimensional characters and a lifeless narrative, which undermine the film’s good intentions. The film is based on the real-life story of Laurel Hester and […]

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Inception (2010)

When Inception crashed into theatres, I rushed to see it and to this day, it’s still one of the best films I’ve seen at the cinema. And it was literally the only thing I wanted to talk about for at least a week after watching it. An Ingenious Action Thriller With its quality action and a complex […]

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5 Essential Movie Anti-Heroes

One of the most important elements of any story is the main character, or the protagonist. They often drive the narrative, we see the world through their eyes, and we regard them as the hero of the tale. However, throughout cinematic history, film has always featured main characters who lack traditional heroic traits. We call […]

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Super (2010)

No film has tackled superheroes as bluntly and as practically, as James Gunn’s Super. It’s nowhere near as entertaining as Kick-Ass, but I admire Gunn for creating a film that is in some respects, a middle finger to the audience. There’s really no point to it, but perhaps that’s the point… This dark comedy follows Frank D’Arbo […]

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Tallulah (2016)

Directed and written by: Sian Heder Stars: Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Tammy Blanchard. Tallulah (Page) is a free-spirited wild child, living in the back of a van, coasting aimlessly through life. I haven’t seen Ellen Page in a leading role for a while and in this Netflix original film, she steals your heart – and […]

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