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 Devil Inside (Movie) Review - 2012-01-06 19:24:05

The Devil Inside (Movie) Review

If there’s some good news to be taken out of The Devil Inside for horror movie fans it’s that the film is the first to be released from Paramount’s new zero-budget...
The Nintendo Nerd: The 3DS Ambassador Program 2 – Electric Boogaloo  - 2012-01-04 17:57:57

The Nintendo Nerd: The 3DS Ambassador Program 2 – Electric Boogaloo

As one of those people who bought a 3DS in the pre-Super Mario 3D Land days when the system offered little more than promise and disappointing third party software, I can...
The Adventures Of Tintin (Movie) Review 1

The Adventures Of Tintin (Movie) Review

Growing up the whole Tintin thing was somewhat of a mystery to me. Though available in North America, the series was never close to as popular as it is in Europe...
Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (Movie) Review 1

Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (Movie) Review

Sherlock Holmes returns with director Guy Ritchie (Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels) in charge, which means the man is not only the world’s most gifted detective, but also the finest...
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (Movie) Review 1

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (Movie) Review

The Mission: Impossible series will never be remembered as the greatest action franchise in cinema history, but it is certainly one of the most consistent. Aside from a wonky second chapter...
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Movie) Review 1

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Movie) Review

Though it’s sure to be a blockbuster, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has to be one of the oddest marquee Christmas releases in recent memory. Completely devoid of holiday cheer,...
A Very Nintendo Christmas - 2011-12-13 16:37:34

A Very Nintendo Christmas

  As hard as it may be for you fine readers to believe, there was a time when the Nintendo Nerd was the Nintendo Kid (don’t picture it, just go with it)....
Rayman Origins (PS3) Review 1

Rayman Origins (PS3) Review

As a gamer with a strong sense of nostalgia for my misspent youth in basements clinging to various console controllers, I’ll always have a soft spot for side-scrolling platformers. There’s something...
Mario Kart 7 (Wii) Review 1

Mario Kart 7 (Wii) Review

Over the years, Nintendo has branched off their mascot into a variety of different gaming genres. He’s been a golfer, an Olympic Athlete, and even a painter, yet the only side...
The Muppets (Movie) Review 1

The Muppets (Movie) Review

If ever encounter someone who hates the Muppets, chances are they shouldn’t be trusted. Something about Jim Henson’s charmingly hilarious felt creations have captured the imagination of generations of children and...
Hugo (Movie) Review 1

Hugo (Movie) Review

Taking a break from his usual pet themes of having gangsters kill each other or Oscar-baiting with Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese has gone and made a children’s fantasy film in 3D...
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) Review - 2013-07-14 18:09:14

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) Review

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword comes to the Wii after five years in the making, and faces considerable expectations. Nintendo’s marquee Christmas 2011 release is clearly going to be the...