Director: Wi Ding Ho; Writers: Wi Ding Ho; Stars: Hong-Chi Lee, Lu Huang, Louise Grinberg (out of 5 stars) This is a story about a common man who has extraordinary events in his mundane life. The film depicts the protagonist’s turns of events in three eras, three seasons, three nights, in the same city, as told with reverse chronology. What I Liked… Continue reading #TIFF2018 Review: Cities Of Last Things
As some of you may know, I’m an avid film lover. You may also know that I have been volunteering at TIFF (The Toronto International Film Festival) every year for the past 4 years. Well, it’s time to make it 5 years in a row this year! I thought I’d celebrate my 5-year volunteer-a-versary by… Continue reading My TIFF Film Reviews From Past Years!
Director: Duncan Jones Writers: Michael Robert Johnson, Duncan Jones Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Seyneb Saleh, Robert Sheehan A mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner. What I Liked The futuristic vibes. I was in a bit of a futuristic feel kind of mood when I decided… Continue reading Netflix Original Review: Mute (2018)
+ Created by: Laeta Kalogridis Starring: Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda, Will Yun Lee + many more! Synopsis Set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored, a prisoner returns to life in a new body and must solve a mind-bending murder to win his freedom. I remember seeing the trailer for Altered Carbon before its release… Continue reading Netflix Original Review: Altered Carbon
Director: Guillermo del Toro Writers: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. I had been meaning to watch The Shape Of Water ever since I heard it was… Continue reading Film Review: The Shape Of Water (2018)
Director: Greg Berlanti Writers: Elizabeth Berger , Isaac Aptaker & Becky Albertalli Stars: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel Everyone deserves a great love story. But for Simon it’s complicated: no-one knows he’s gay and he doesn’t know who the anonymous classmate is that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, scary and life-changing. A little while ago… Continue reading Movie Review: Love, Simon (2018)
Directed by: Mark Raso Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Elizabeth Olsen, Ed Harris Synopsis Set during the final days of the admired photo development system known as Kodachrome, a father and son hit the road in order to reach the Kansas photo lab before it closes its doors for good. Recently, I was lucky enough to catch a screening of… Continue reading #TIFF2017 Review: Kodachrome