Unlike stormtroopers, Solo hits the mark

After December’s controversial The Last Jedi, fans were skeptical about Disney’s ability to produce another Star Wars prequel that would do justice to Han Solo, arguably the most iconic character…

Deadpool 2 ramps everything up to 11

Like any good comedy movie, Deadpool 2 is about more than just laughs. The soul of the film is certainly grounded in humour — from fourth-wall jokes to pop culture…

Indian Horse, its weakness becomes its strength

The story needed to be told. Though it develops as a dimensionless, very typical sports underdog hero story, Indian Horse reveals itself to be an impactful, even if simple, telling…

What was missing from Avengers: Infinity War?

You might be familiar with the phrase “jumping the shark.” It’s used to refer to a point in a series where a show, having reached its peak and used all…

Isle of Dogs? More like I love dogs!

Wes Anderson, director of Isle of Dogs, is perhaps best known for his quirky, idiosyncratic films, most of which deal with loveable outcasts making their way (somewhat clumsily yet aided…

A Wrinkle in Time could have used more wrinkles

Disney’s new release, A Wrinkle in Time, a film adaptation of Madeleine l’Engle’s novel of the same name, follows the journey of siblings Meg and Charles-Wallace Murry and their schoolmate…

Black Panther opens up road to Infinity War

Black Panther is the 18th and latest movie to come out in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It’s also the last movie to arrive before Avengers: Infinity War, probably the…

Annihilation is both bizarre and beautiful

Annihilation is a sci-fi horror film by writer-director Alex Garland (also known for Ex Machina) that is based on the book of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer, the first…

Bashful Bull Bucks Banality

The first time I heard of Ferdinand the Bull, it was being used as a plot point in another feel-good movie starring Sandra Bullock. Now I can properly say, having…