Phil Brown

Phil Brown
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 Hunger Games (Movie) Review 1

The Hunger Games (Movie) Review

With Harry Potter a thing of the past and the Twilight series mercifully coming to a close, the time has come for Hollywood to gobble up a new YA novel series...
Kid Icarus Uprising (3DS) Review 1

Kid Icarus Uprising (3DS) Review

In general, Nintendo treats their franchise stars well. You never have to wait long to bounce Mario around on a fresh set of goombas, send Link off on his latest magical...
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel (Movie) Review 1

Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel (Movie) Review

In the world of film geeks, Roger Corman is a legend. The man has over 400 movies to his name as a producer, directed 56 of them, and was responsible for...
Mario Party 9 (Wii) Review 1

Mario Party 9 (Wii) Review

Mario Party was a fresh concept when it first arrived on the N64, a collection of mini-games that avoided any sense of linear storytelling or level-building objectives. It was all about...
John Carter (Movie) Review 1

John Carter (Movie) Review

One century ago, author Edgar Rice Burroughs (of Tarzan fame) wrote an epic space fantasy series about a man named John Carter who traveled to Mars and got caught up in...
PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond (Wii) Review 1

PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond (Wii) Review

Nintendo has long branded itself as the Disney of the videogame world. While Sony and Microsoft are constantly discovering new ways for players to machine gun and chop up fresh characters,...
Tim And Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (Movie) Review 1

Tim And Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (Movie) Review

Every now and then a movie comes along that defies classification and gleefully pleases a small audience of weirdo supporters, while leaving the rest of the world scratching their heads and...
Act Of Valor (Movie) Review 1

Act Of Valor (Movie) Review

In a weird way, it’s very appropriate to be reviewing Act Of Valor for a video game publication. I find it impossible to believe that this movie would have been made...
Accessory Review: Circle Pad Pro - 2012-02-23 16:24:28

Accessory Review: Circle Pad Pro

Back when the 3DS first came out, it wasn’t uncommon to here gamers say something along these lines, “Only one joystick?” That sentiment was very strong amongst gamers and seemed quite valid....
Resident Evil: Revelations (3DS) Review 1

Resident Evil: Revelations (3DS) Review

In the summer, Capcom released Resident Evil: Mercenaries 3D during the 3DS’ sadly soft launch. It was a nice showcase for the new hardware, but always felt more like a beta...
Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (Movie) Review 1

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (Movie) Review

The Crank movies are by far the best and most insane action movies to emerge out of the 2000s. Co-writers/directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor managed to heighten action movie clichés...
Safe House (Movie) Review 1

Safe House (Movie) Review

The trailer for the new Bounre Identity sequel will play before Safe House this weekend and that couldn’t be more appropriate. Daniel Espinosa’s first Hollywood feature desperately wants to be a Bourne...