The Open House probably won’t find any buyers anytime soon

The following review contains spoilers 2018 looks like it has the potential to be a great year for scary movies. As a huge horror buff, I’ve been checking out whatever trailers I can find, and...

Terrible is better than mediocre: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist isn’t a bad movie, but it’s a lot less fun than the really bad movie it’s about. The film documents the creation of The Room, a 2003 film that is widely...

The Shape of Water sees Guillermo del Toro return to form

As far as I can tell, the work of Mexican director Guillermo del Toro can be loosely divided into two categories. You’ve got what can broadly be referred to as “Hollywood” movies, which include...

Orc Cop, Orc Cop, whatcha gonna do?

Netflix has proven that, in terms of content, it is able to stand toe to toe with the giants of traditional cable and Hollywood. It proves this not only by matching quality, and taking...

Bushwick might be more style than substance

The indie-action film Bushwick has recently made its way to Canadian Netflix, and has been on my wishlist for a while — if only because Aesop Rock, one of my favourite rappers and producers...

Christmas movie filmed in the SUB airs

Back in June, the Student Union Building (SUB) at UFV’s Abbotsford campus was taken over for a day while a movie crew shot a scene for a film. The SUB was decorated to look...

Murder on the Orient Express is a wasted opportunity

Since the release of her classic 1934 novel, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express has been adapted as television shows, computer games, radio shows, and of course, movies. Now, 43 years after its...

Understanding the uncanny

In the second English-language film, and fifth feature-length film of his career, director Yorgos Lanthimos continues to create weird cinema that analyzes the human condition. The Killing of a Sacred Deer follows the trials...

Thor: Ragnarok redeems the MCU, and breaks formulas

The only reason I went to see Thor: Ragnarok, knowing I disliked the character, and was completely burnt out on super heroes, was because Taika Waititi was attached to the project as director. I’d...

Blade Runner 2049 is drawn-out, but impressive

Denis Villeneuve’s sequel to the 1982 sci-fi juggernaut Blade Runner is as grand as its predecessor. Aesthetically, viewers will find more of the original. Broad cityscapes portray a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, riddled with garbage...

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