Tag: film review

Joker blurs the line between joy & sadness

Todd Phillips’ Joker has been the talk of the town for a while now. In fact, if you have been on the internet lately,...

Not your average family reunion

Constant turmoil, fear, and insecurity are just a few of the themes in Xavier Dolan’s sixth film, Juste la Fin du Monde. The Montreal-born...

“My name is Rose. I didn’t kill my child.”

My personal experience at the Toronto International Film Festival could be seen as nothing less than an extraordinary opportunity. It enabled me, along with...

The fame monster

Being a comic book lover, I was excited to see what the latest superhero flick had in store for me. This movie had been...

Rocky through the years

Rocky Balboa. “The Italian Stallion.” Anything you call him is a name of legend. It has been 40 years since Sylvester Stallone, an underdog...

The Breakfast Club (1985)

High school is admittedly a volatile stage in one’s life. It marks that awkward transition between childhood and adulthood. It doesn’t help that the...

The long and short of it

The trailer for a film is often more entertaining than the film itself. Short bursts of action, a quick explanation of the film’s premise,...

The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the...

There is something deeply ironic about every propaganda film. Whether or not you agree with its agenda, its bias remains so blinding that the...

12 Angry Men (1957)

When Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men premiered in 1957, I have to wonder what our predecessors thought. Back then, people did not fear homosexuality—they...

Big names shine on at TIFF

Is it possible for the good guys and the bad guys to work on the same team? Are the good guys still the good...

Risky Business (1983)

After watching the latest installment in the Mission Impossible series, I decided to spend the remainder of my summer watching almost everything that starred...

Cruz Reviews: March trailers

CHAPPIE Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce to you to yet another movie in which a thinking, feeling robot is just a misunderstood being rather...
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