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TIFF 2020: Violation Review
Sep 28, 2020
Unflinching Revenge

TIFF 2020 – Violation (2020) Review

A wonderfully realized work of revenge horror that captures the dread, anxiety, and isolation of assault; it is just a shame odd structural choices hold Violation back from greatness.

Fantastic Fest 2020 - The Stylist Review 1
Sep 27, 2020
A bloody tale of obsession and scissors

Fantastic Fest 2020 – The Stylist (2020) Review

The Stylist is a slasher that collects the best cliches from our favourite movies and uses them to create a unique and special horror tale of a woman with a sharp object.

Fantastic Fest 2020- Girl Review
Sep 26, 2020
A shot at a woman centric hatchet thrower that misses the target

Fantastic Fest 2020 – Girl Review

Faust’s take on the woman centric gritty thriller does great work in visual aesthetic and tone, but by focusing the narrative to make the titular ‘Girl’ the object of the men’s violence instead of …

To Your Last Death Review 1
Sep 25, 2020
Cartoon blood has more depth than expected

To Your Last Death Review

To Your Last Death is a simple 2D animated feature that layers more genres than should fit together, but it works and it slaps.

TIFF 2020: Good Joe Bell Review
Sep 22, 2020
A Unique Voice of Tolerance

TIFF 2020 – Good Joe Bell Review

While not a perfect film in any regard, Good Joe Bell works as a story of acceptance, pain and regret, and the price we all must pay should we neglect the ones we love in favour of bigotry.

TIFF 2020: Shadow in the Cloud Review 4
Sep 21, 2020
A Bombastic B-Movie that Never Sticks the Landing

TIFF 2020 – Shadow in the Cloud Review

Shadow in the Cloud is a good concept that is lost under a lackluster script, but for people needing a b-movie flick, there are worse options out there.

Fantasia Festival 2020 - Come True Review 1
Sep 14, 2020
That ending is really a nightmare

Fantasia 2020 – Come True (2020) Review

Thrusting you into the world of waking nightmares, Come True is a stunning feature reminiscent of Cronenberg and the most styled of terrors. It’s narrative keeps stakes low and it’s finale kicks th…

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) Review 2
Sep 11, 2020
The cult returns

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) Review

The second Babysitter film takes place two years after the first, with high-schooler Cole Johnson confronting his fears of the cult he tangled with in the past.

Tenet (2020) Review
Sep 11, 2020
Time Runs Out From Heavier Action And Lighter Explanation

Tenet (2020) Review

Tenet is Christopher Nolan’s answer to a modern action film that cleverly bends time in stunning kinetic spectacle, at the cost of going too fast for audiences.

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