From The Goonies, to Ghostbusters, and The Lost Boys, the 80s had a language for film that felt like the air was a little electric, anything was possible, and you were part of the gang. It’s a mood that’s been often imitated, and rarely done well, but Ghostbusters: Afterlife captures that spirit perfectly.
Disney’s Jungle Cruise is instantly familiar, and that’s not just because it’s based on the Disneyland ride that’s been around for more than 60 years.
Director M. Night Shyamalan built his career around twists. It’s really his calling card, and for his latest film, Old, he’s not being coy with the biggest twist; he’s just not embracing it, either.
As Canadians are forced into a reckoning of systemic racism with the discovery of thousands of indigenous children’s bodies in residential schools, the release of director Tracey Deer’s Beans couldn’t be more timely.
Anthony Bourdain had a big impact on me. He was a traveller who went out into the world and passionately talked about food, and along the way he found a way to talk about problems in the world. He was like an old school rock god; mercurial, fiery, and honest.
Scarlett Johansson is a sight for sore eyes. Marvel’s Black Widow is out in Canada on Disney+ Premier Access now, and the film finally brings Natasha Romanoff back to us for some big screen revenge, and it’s a helluva ride.
Marvel fans, and especially Loki fans, are going to lose it when they see the first episode of Loki, premiering Wednesday on Disney+. There’s a lot to take in, and it’s a weirdly fun, fresh take on the character, with the chance to finally see him completely out of his element.
The Huawei P40 Pro is one powerful smartphone, and it stands apart from all the other Android phones with the best camera available today.
The Samsung Galaxy Note line of devices has always been what I consider one of the best for getting things done. From the size, to the speed, and then the S Pen, the smartphones have stood out for me, and the Galaxy Note 10+ is no exception.
Out now on Blu-ray, reviewing four new releases: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Pitch Perfect 3, and Justice League.