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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Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Switch Review 1

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Switch Review

Well, it’s officially been 30 years since Street Fighter first launched in arcades and essentially created an entire genre. Of course, no one really plays or thinks about the original Street...
Remembering the Legacy of Sir Roger MOO

Remembering the Legacy of Sir Roger Moore

This morning we learned that evil bastard cancer claimed yet another beloved pop culture icon in 2017. This one really hurts because the man was a bit of a legend. He...
Ranking The Alien Franchise 1

Ranking The Alien Franchise

37 years ago a little acidic alien burst his way out of John Hurt’s chest and into all of our hearts. Back in 1979 the world had never seen anything like...
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Wonder Woman Commemorative Edition Blu-ray Review

We are but a few short weeks away from DC’s iconic female empowerment superhero receiving a long awaited feature length blockbuster. For years Princess Diana has sat on the sidelines in...
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Hugh Jackman and James Mangold Talk Logan at Noir Screening

It’s not every day that you get flown to New York just to watch a movie. Yet, somehow that’s just what happened to your trusty CGM film critic (aka me, Phil...
Alien: Covenant Review - Better Than Prometheus 2

Alien: Covenant Review – Better Than Prometheus

Several years ago Ridley Scott decided that he would take ownership of the Alien franchise with Prometheus and fans worldwide were stunned by the beautifully crafted R-rated mayhem that he dreamed...
The Belko Experiment Review -Cynical Satire

The Belko Experiment Review – Cynical Satire

It’s pretty rare that marketing campaigns lean on the screenwriter of a genre movie, but it’s not every day that the filmmaker behind a massive Disney space opera would also release...
Remembering The Deeply Underrated Michael Parks

Remembering The Deeply Underrated Michael Parks

This afternoon Kevin Smith broke the news of the death of character actor Michael Parks. He passed at age 77, and his cause of death is currently unknown. Generally, when an...
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review 1

Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Review

Guardians Of The Galaxy was a welcome shake-up in the MCU a few summers back as a day-glow slice of 70s sci-fi goofiness with a cast of Marvel misfits lacking the...
Jonathan Demme Pictures You Need to See 3

Jonathan Demme Pictures You Need to See

This week we lost one of the greatest filmmakers who ever lived in Jonathan Demme. He was wildly respected by his peers, won an Oscar, created a pop culture classic, dabbled...
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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,...

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Ron Howard Steps in to Direct Han Solo

Two days after directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were let go from directing the untitled Han Solo movie, it has been announced that...