by Wil Powell
  • 9.0
    Film

    His House | Review

    by Andrew Parker

    His House, the debut feature from British filmmaker Remi Weekes, is the most intelligent, unique, and emotionally captivating horror movie of the year.

  • 6.0
    Film

    My Name is Pedro | Review

    by Andrew Parker

    The equally hopeful and heart-wrenching documentary My Name is Pedro follows an unlikely academic hero as they attempt to make sizable, equitable changes to a system that’s resistant to new ideas.

  • 6.0

    A dry, but atypical biography and American history lesson, Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President looks at a former world leader and current humanitarian who’s more influential than his unjustly maligned reputation suggests.

  • 7.0
    Film

    Come Play | Review

    by Andrew Parker

    Although it’s heavily indebted to other recent and nostalgic horror movie classics before it, Come Play is an assuredly frightening piece of work.

  • 8.0
    Film

    Once Upon A Snowman | Review

    by W. Andrew Powell

    Disney’s Once Upon A Snowman is 8 minutes of pure Olaf. It’s a funny, mildly chaotic short with a lot of heart, following the snowman as almost literally tries to find himself.

  • 7.0
    Film

    Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm | Review

    by Andrew Parker

    Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is either the most or least necessary sequel, depending on your feelings about subversive, guerilla, cringe comedy.

  • 8.0
    Television

    The Queen’s Gambit | Review

    by Andrew Parker

    Writer-director Scott Frank’s latest limited series, The Queen’s Gambit, is an intelligent, anxious, detail oriented character study that’s a perfect reflection of the game at its centre.