My Top 5 Canadian Directors

Canadian cinema possesses an undeniably longstanding tradition, and has been home to some of the most significant and influential figures working in the industry today. Here is my list of the Top 5 Canadian Directors:   James Cameron   I begin with one of the most predictable entries on my list, which may aggravate some, […]

The Abyss (Review)

James Cameron is, arguably, the greatest cinematic export Canada has ever produced. To those dismayed at my previous statement, I say this from a purely cumulative perspective, as it becomes all the more difficult to dispute when one considers his significant contributions to the field of cinema, numerous Academy Awards and nominations, as well as […]

Hello Destroyer (Review)

To abruptly open a drama film supposedly about hockey with an on-ice fist fight might seem formulaic, but in actuality is the perfect opening statement for young filmmaker Kevan Funk’s 2016 feature film debut, Hello Destroyer. Such an opening resonated with me on a visceral level, as I was instantly rapt with anticipation for what […]

The F Word (Review)

Try as they may, any filmmakers’ attempts to avoid the categorization of their respective works by genre is pretty much impossible in this day and age, especially since studios and audiences alike compulsively reach for any kind of categorical notion, regardless of its flexibility. While convenient, it also becomes predictably problematic when considering the tight […]