As dumb and predictable as modern horror tends to get these days, The Curse of La Llorona – the latest entry into The Conjuring extended universe – is a plot that needs about thirty seconds of explanation padded out with a bunch of jump scares strung together.
A staggering work of mind numbing self importance and borderline toxic nostalgia baiting, Under the Silver Lake is one of the most gorgeous, boring, and nonsensical films ever made.
Director Miranda de Pencier and Indigenous actors Paul Nutarariaq and Anna Lambe talk about the true story behind the Canadian film, The Grizzlies.
Stark realism, stylish cinematography, and dream-like flights of fancy commingle and enhance one another in Chinese writer-director Bi Gan’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night, a surreal, stunning, and rigorous take on classic film noir tropes and conventions that defies neat and tidy categorization.
Yet another limp, poorly assembled, and underdeveloped stab at faith based filmmaking from a major studio, Breakthrough will only appeal to true believers with exceptionally low standards.
Disneynature’s Penguins doesn’t offer much of anything new about these animals that hasn’t been said before, but what it lacks in revelations it more than makes up for with cuteness, solid storytelling sensibilities, and gorgeous images.
Writer, director, and stop motion animator Chris Butler has spent the better part of fifteen years working on his latest film, Missing Link (in theatres everywhere now), a labour of love about a sweet, naive primate and his friendship with an arrogant Victorian era adventurer that harkens back to the kinds of films he loved while growing up.
David Harbour and Milla Jovovich were in Toronto this week to talk about Hellboy, director Neil Marshall’s horror-infused reboot of the Dark Horse comic book series, and I had a blast talking to these two iconic stars.
Author Anna Todd’s After makes its big screen debut this weekend, and I had a chance to sit down with her and actors Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin to talk about the film.
With its feet on the ground and head in the clouds, Far. The Story of a Journey Around the World follows German filmmakers and partners Patrick Allgaier and Gwendolin Weisser on a three and a half year trip from their home in Germany, across eastern Europe, into the Middle East, all around Asia, and across the Pacific to Central America and back home across the Atlantic.