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
Justice League Dark Movie Review

Justice League Dark Movie Review

For its 27th feature (yep, 27, these things just keep coming) the folks over at the DC animated universe decided to opt for something a little different. Well, not that different....
John Wick: Chapter 2 (Movie) Review

John Wick: Chapter 2 (Movie) Review

A few years ago the world was stunned when a low budget Keanu Reeves action movie turned out to be friggin’ awesome. John Wick seemingly came out of nowhere, but thanks...
Nintendo Switch Game Line Up Preview - Dreams Come True 6

Nintendo Switch Game Line Up Preview – Dreams Come True

As you may or may not know, I used to be the resident Nintendo Nerd here at CGM. Back when I first started at this place, I was the official Wii...
Rings (Movie) Review 3

Rings (Movie) Review

Ten years ago the American chapter of that haunted videotape franchise shut its doors after a single deeply disappointing sequel. It made sense. VCRs were pretty much extinct by then so...
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Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World Review – Adorably Fun

They don’t come out as often as some of the larger series in Nintendo’s arsenal, but there is something undeniably charming and satisfying about the Yoshi’s Island series. They first started...
Unbreakable is One of The Great Superhero Films

Unbreakable is One of The Great Superhero Films

When M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable hit screens in 2000, it was considered a rare genre movie event—just not for the reasons that it should have been. Released a year after the...
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Movie) Review

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Movie) Review

Back at the turn of the millennium, Hollywood started getting extra interested in adapting video games into movies since the kids seemed to love that stuff. There were a few video...
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (Movie) Review

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (Movie) Review

xXx was never a good movie. The 2003 feature length Ax Body spray commercial attempted to turn Vin Diesel into the James Bond of the X-games era. It didn’t work. Still,...
Kill Or Be Killed #1-4 (Comic) Review

Kill Or Be Killed #1-4 (Comic) Review

Writer Ed Brubaker and illustrator Sean Phillips have been one hell of a comic book duo since they found each other in the 90s. They started with a bizarre Batman book,...
Ranking The Friday The 13th Franchise

The Best and Worst of The Friday The 13th Franchise

Happy Friday The 13th everyone! You know, that semi-holiday that we all kind of acknowledge. A day dedicated to bad luck that hits the calendar entirely by chance once or twice...
Live By Night (Movie) Review

Live by Night (Movie) Review

It’s been weird watching Ben Affleck become a director. It shouldn’t have been too surprising, I suppose. After all, the guy did win an Oscar for writing Good Will Hunting nearly...
Underworld: Blood Wars (Movie) Review

Underworld: Blood Wars (Movie) Review

The Underworld movies are kind of like Nickelback. You’d be hard pressed to find a single person who admits to liking them, yet they continue to be massive successes. Underworld: Blood...

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Sega Shows off Classic Sonic Gameplay in Sonic Forces

Sega Shows off Classic Sonic Gameplay in Sonic Forces

While it was bound to happen eventually, Sega has finally shown off footage of classic Sonic in the upcoming Sonic Forces.The gameplay trailer is...