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#TIFF2017 Film Review: The Lodgers

Directed by: Brian O’Malley Starring: David Bradley, Eugene Simon, Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner  1920, rural Ireland. Anglo Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence which enforces three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight; they may not… Continue reading #TIFF2017 Film Review: The Lodgers

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#FilmReview: The Dark Tower (2017)

Directed by: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor  The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil… Continue reading #FilmReview: The Dark Tower (2017)

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#FilmReview: Atomic Blonde (2017)

Directed by: David Leitch, Written by: Kurt Johnstad (screenplay) & Antony Johnston (graphic novel) Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, James Faulkner, Roland Møller, Sofia Boutella, Bill Skarsgård + more An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Atomic Blonde was one of those… Continue reading #FilmReview: Atomic Blonde (2017)

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#Review: Baby Driver (2017)

Directed by: Edgar Wright, Written by: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Eiza González, CJ Jones, Jamie Foxx After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Although there was another huge movie by the name of Spiderman being released this past weekend, my sister and… Continue reading #Review: Baby Driver (2017)

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#Review: Closet Monster (2015)

Directed by: Stephen Dunn, Written by: Stephen Dunn Starring: Connor Jessup, Isabella Rossellini, Aaron Abrams, Aliocha Schneider, Joanne Kelly, Sofia Banzhaf A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood. Closet Monster is a film that I have meaning to watch since it was featured at… Continue reading #Review: Closet Monster (2015)

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#FilmReview: Eddie The Eagle

Directed by: Dexter Fletcher Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Iris Berben, Christopher Walken The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. I’ve wanted to see this film for a while now and for whatever reason, I just never had the chance to watch it. In… Continue reading #FilmReview: Eddie The Eagle

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#TIFF16 Review: Brain On Fire

Directed by: Gerard Barrett Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate, Richard Armitage, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tyler Perry, Thomas Mann, Navid Negahban When I first began to browse through the different films that were going to be featured at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, Brain On Fire caught my attention. Not only did the title… Continue reading #TIFF16 Review: Brain On Fire