Movie Reviews

Review: ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Is a Wonderfully Twisted Love Story

Venom: Let There Be Carnage, directed by motion-capture expert/actor Andy Serkis (Mowgli: Legend of the…

Welcome to the Blumhouse’s ‘Black as Night’ Shows There’s More to Horror Than Guts and Gore

Vampires and colorism and gentrification — oh my! In the second round of Welcome to…

Review: Emotions Run High in ‘No Time to Die’

Who else can make short shorts and a peaking midriff top look sexy? Daniel Craig,…

‘The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain’: One Eye-Opening Take on a Neglected Dilemma

The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain is an excellent film that explores the subject of mental…

Review: Netflix’s ‘Nightbooks’ Reminds Us to Embrace the Weird

Netflix’s latest original film Nightbooks brings the scares and fun this Halloween season. It’s a…

TIFF 2021 Review: Director McDonagh Explores Atonement in ‘The Forgiven’ 

Have you ever watched a movie and fifteen or twenty minutes in you realized you…

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘Jagged’ is Bold Self-Reflexive Critique on the Artistry of Alanis Morissette

Something special happened in 1995 that changed the trajectory of how I saw women represented…

TIFF 2021 Review: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Magnificent in ‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’

Cats haven’t always been darling house pets. Their purpose in Victorian England was to catch…

TIFF 2021 Review: An Epic Adventure Awaits in Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Last month I went to a special sneak peek presentation of Dune at my local…

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘Lingui, the Sacred Bonds’ Examines a Woman’s Right to Choose

A woman’s right to choose is a global issue. On September 1, 2021, fueled by…