Martin McDonagh’s latest film, crafted from his established, pitch-black sense of humor, is the anti-buddy comedy. Banshees of Inisherin is a “hangout” movie where — rather than focusing on the experiential deepening of a friendship — the sudden, dramatic, seemingly sporadic dissolving
In the third chapter of Andreas Malm’s controversial political call to activism, How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire, the ecology professor and environmental activist rails against the prevalent fatalism and “doomerism” that spreads among
Sifting through the tender memories of his youth, Steven Spielberg has lovingly crafted his personal celebration of the indelible power movies have over us in that signature, sentimental register that the veteran director has perfected over the course of his career. Using
Henry Selick’s long-gestating follow-up project to the acclaimed Coraline (2009), his first and only directorial effort with Laika Studios before departing over contractual negotiations, was ostensibly accepted as a permanent resident of development hell. Not through a lack of trying, the Nightmare
Directed by Ti West
Runtime 102 Mins
Hot off the heels of the generously pastiched X from earlier this year, Ti West’s prequel/followup carves through the scattershot treatment of porno chic for a more grounded and psychologically terrifying character
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Directed by Chandler Levack
Runtime 99 Mins
A bittersweet slice of Millennial nostalgia for the Canadian cinephile writing this, Chandler Levack’s debut feature is a tenderly cynical portrait of a movie-obsessed outcast allowing his toxic tendencies to
The parodic deathblow dealt to the musician biopic subgenre, courtesy of Jake Kasdan’s Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, has left subsequent genre entries with an unfortunate prospect: either reinvent the formula entirely or suffer under the weight of your own generic
Montreal’s Fantasia Festival is wrapping up its 2022 edition and they’ve once again outdone themselves with such an eclectic and well-crafted lineup. In addition to this week’s podcast which just dropped, below you’ll find the next batch of titles
Any movie aiming to dramatize the laborious nature of film production inevitably strikes upon the same universally accepted truism about the onerous process that has brought many a film crew to the point of despair. For those with any production experience, it
This year’s Fantasia Festival is still chugging along in its second week and today the award winners have been announced. Karim Ouelhaj‘s Megalomaniac picked up Best Feature, with July Jung winning Best Director for Next Sohee.