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.
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Remembering the Great Jonathan Demme

Really? Now the afterlife has claimed one of the great and most underrated American directors, Jonathan Demme. Over the course of a 41-year career, Demme delivered one of the most eclectic,...
Free Fire Review - B-Movie Feel, A-Level Production

Free Fire Review – B-Movie Feel, A-Level Production

Writer and director Ben Wheatley has become a critical darling and film festival favourite, yet always does so within the bounds of genre movie thrills. Along with his co-writer/editor/wife Amy Jump,...
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review - Overflowing With Content

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review – Overflowing With Content

Back in the ancient days of the SNES, the Nintendo wizards had a weird idea. What if all of the Mario mascots starred in a go-kart racing game with projectiles? It...
The Fate of the Furious Movie Review - Big Bald Family 2

The Fate of the Furious Movie Review – Big Bald Family

When the trailer for The Fate Of The Furious dropped, the world held their collective breath in awe. How could Dominic Toretto, the world’s leading source of inspirational monologues about family,...
Remembering The Late Charlie Murphy

Remembering The Late Charlie Murphy

Not Charlie Murphy! After a private battle with Leukaemia that was mostly kept out of the public eye, the great comic mind sadly passed away. He was hilarious. He was honest....
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Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Blu-ray Review

Well, it’s been a few months, so it’s time for another DC animated feature. Unsurprisingly, it takes place in the Batman universe (you know, like 95 per cent of these movies),...
The Void Review - Vintage Horror

The Void Review – Vintage Horror

With no genre movies of note heading to theatres this week, we have to head out to the wonders of VOD to find a film worth recommending to the CGM faithful....
Ghost In The Shell Review - Decades Too Late 8

Ghost In The Shell Review – Decades Too Late

Mamoru Oshii’s classic 1995 anime Ghost In The Shell—and the 1989 Masamune Shirow manga that inspired it—was one of the most influential science fiction works of its era, animated or otherwise....
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MLB: The Show 17 Review – The Definitive MLB Experience

Well, baseball season starts this week, which means one thing for gamers: it’s time for the latest release of MLB: The Show. For years the PlayStation exclusive has been the definitive way to get...
Power Rangers Movie Review - Suprisingly OK 1

Power Rangers Movie Review – Suprisingly OK

Indulgent film critic confession time: I have a complicated relationship with The Power Rangers.  Circa grade three, there was no piece of pop culture I found more thrillingly addictive or entertaining. As...
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Mario Sports Superstars Review – Simple Sports Skins

Generally speaking, it’s exciting when a new Nintendo game is released featuring the name Mario in the title. Generally, that’s a sign that it will be one of the more polished,...
Shudder Exclusive Prevenge Review - Blood Coated Commedy

Shudder Exclusive Prevenge Review – Blood Coated Commedy

Hi gang, back again with another review of a Shudder exclusive. You know, that horror exclusive streaming service. The one that you can guarantee will only showcase movies determined to disturb...

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Injustice 2 Gameplay Videos Leak

Fans of Injustice will not have to wait too much longer for Injustice 2 to finally drop. The game is set to launch on...