Werewolf (Review)

From the opening shot of a frayed clothes line being taken down, to the haunting image that followed, I was fascinated by Ashley McKenzie’s 2016 directorial debut Werewolf. The creative flair of McKenzie’s style is reminiscent of Xavier Dolan, exhibiting the potential to be a driving force in the Canadian cinema. But alas, much like […]

Writer’s Block (Review)

As a writer, one of the biggest problems I occasionally stumble upon is writer’s block. A lot of writers do. It curbs their enthusiasm and creativity making it hard to come up with a concept. But maybe there is a way to create a concept out of such a symptom. Steeven K Sampassa has found […]

A Street Cat Named Bob (Review)

The world can seem a gloomy place if you pay too much attention to the news, which more often than not abides by the old adage that ‘if it bleeds it leads.’ Thus, people can sometimes lose sight of cinema’s capacity for escapism, which is why I advocate that people ensure they at least get […]

The Breadwinner (Review)

Most of the time in cinema, there is a concerted effort made to distract audiences from the fact that what they are watching is a constructed narrative. In fewer cases, there are films which deliberately remind audiences that they are in fact constructions for varying artistic reasons, a technique that legendary filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard is […]