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#TIFF2018 Review: Cities Of Last Things

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

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TIFF 2018: Films I’m Excited About!

Are you guys ready for another year of TIFF!? I absolutely love this time of year! September rolls around, there’s a slight chill in the air, fall styles are returning and TIFF is coming back to Toronto! TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) is Toronto’s festival for all things film! It draws massive crowds and all… Continue reading TIFF 2018: Films I’m Excited About!

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My TIFF Film Reviews From Past Years!

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!

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Film Review: The Shape Of Water (2018)

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)

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#TIFF2017 Review: Kodachrome

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

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#TIFF2017 Review: Three Christs

Directed by: Jon Avnet Starring: Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage, Walton Goggins, Bradley Whitford, Charlotte Hope, Julianna Margulies Synopsis Three Christs follows Dr. Alan Stone who is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, each of whom believed they were Jesus Christ. What transpires is both comic and deeply moving. Three Christs focuses on three mentally ill patients… Continue reading #TIFF2017 Review: Three Christs

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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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Weekly Catch-Up: Issue #18 – Books, Music, Television & Life Update!

Brace yourselves…this was an extremely hectic week & I have quite a lot to talk about! Let’s get right into it, shall we? LIFE Tuesday & Wednesday were blessings in disguise for me this week. They were the only two days that I got any sense of sleep and relaxation. The calm before the storm… Continue reading Weekly Catch-Up: Issue #18 – Books, Music, Television & Life Update!

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#TIFF2017: Films I’m Excited To See

It’s that time of year again! The Toronto International Film Festival is right around the corner and it’s finally time to talk about all of the films that I’m the most excited to try and see! For those of you who don’t know, this will be my fourth year volunteering for the festival! It’s such… Continue reading #TIFF2017: Films I’m Excited To See