Phil Brown

Phil Brown
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Phil Brown is a film critic, comedy writer, and filmmaker who can be found haunting theaters and video stores throughout Toronto.
Latest Articles From Phil Brown
The Hangover Part II (Movie) Review 2

The Hangover Part II (Movie) Review

The Hangover Part II offers exactly what the title promises. It’s more of the same raunchy n’ dark comedy from the first movie and unfortunately that’s both a good and a...
Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Movie) Review

Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Movie) Review

It really is a shame that Pirates Of The Caribbean became a franchise rather than just a one-off blockbuster. The first film was surprisingly good, just in that it was watchable...
Priest (Movie) Review

Priest (Movie) Review

You wouldn’t think that a post apocalyptic vampire Western with a kung-fu fighting priest in the lead role would be boring, but you also haven’t seen Priest yet. Despite all of...

Thor: God Of Thunder (XBOX 360) Review

Bad Pun #1: It’s Hammer Time Oh movie-tie in games. You are the videogame equivalent of that one extra drink at the bar. It seems like a great way of continuing an...
Thor (Movie) Review 1

Thor (Movie) Review

These days it wouldn’t be summer movie season without superhero adaptations, so this Friday the blockbuster season officially kicks off with Marvel Comics’ latest big screen venture Thor. Though the character...
Fast Five (Movie) Review 1

Fast Five (Movie) Review

When action movies make it a few too many titles into a franchise, things tend to get a little ridiculous. Rambo may have been a flawed and damaged Vietnam veteran in...
Repeaters (Movie) Review

Repeaters (Movie) Review

Presumably at some point during the production of Repeaters someone must have realized that they weren’t working on a particularly good project. It’s one of those movies that inspires comments like,...
Scream 4 (Movie) Review 1

Scream 4 (Movie) Review

Scream was a big kick in the ass for the horror industry in 1996. Not only was it one of the most successful genre outings of all time bringing in almost...
Your Highness (Movie) Review - 2011-04-07 17:22:37

Your Highness (Movie) Review

It’s always nice when left-of-center talents get free reign in Hollywood. Watching Your Highness, it’s very clear that star Danny McBride and director David Gordon Green made the exact film they...
The Great Movie/Videogame Conundrum - 2011-04-05 14:49:21

The Great Movie/Videogame Conundrum

In grade six my teacher once announced to the class that he had gone to see the Mortal Kombat movie on our recommendation. In a thick Austrian accent he claimed that...
Insidious (Movie) Review - 2011-04-01 12:53:28

Insidious (Movie) Review

In 2004 Australian director James Wan and his writing partner Leigh Whannell released a little horror movie that they shot in 18 days for a budget of roughly a million dollars....
Source Code (Movie) Review - 2011-03-31 12:49:29

Source Code (Movie) Review

With the stink of the god awful Battle: Los Angeles still lingering in theaters, it’s such a relief to know that science fiction can be done right in the form of...