Tom at the Farm (Review)

A great director must take risks. It helps separate them from the pack, or even solidify a legacy that recognises their achievements and contributions years on…even if the risks aren’t working out so well for the director anymore. I cannot say that Xavier Dolan has achieved such status yet, but only because I have not […]

Streamer (Review)

Isolation. Solitude. Nobody wants to be alone, right? Maybe some do but that depends on the case. That’s what the film starts out with. Jared Bratt plays our protagonist who laments about his horrible life and how he does things to make himself noticeable but girls clearly don’t care about him. All he wants is […]

Alison (Review)

Where do I begin to tell the story of how great a love can be? Seriously, I don’t know at all. If somebody does, please comment below. But however, I know where to begin on this love story. A couple is walking through the night together and already Alison (Jessica Rose) is asking her man […]

Laurence Anyways (Review)

In my mixed review of Heartbeats last week, I said that if young auteur Xavier Dolan could direct a film that balances the more refined storytelling of Heartbeats, with the character development of his debut I Killed My Mother, it could turn out to be something very special. After watching his third film, 2012’s Laurence […]

I, Daniel Blake (Review)

I, Daniel Blake is the cream of the crop of the completely played out misanthropic old man subgenre. So, how to review it? Put simply, not a lot of it will surprise you, but it contains the ability to easily please, thanks to what a lot of audiences find charming: lilting accents, old folks fed […]

Candiland (Review)

Fantasy worlds. So many people like to create their own little fantasy worlds where they are the ruler and they can escape the hardships of reality. But how much fantasy is too much? When you’re pushed to the brink of insanity, that’s when you have to know your limit, unless you’re too delusional to notice […]