Love, Hope and Autism (Review)

As a filmmaker and an individual with autism, I have come across many people on the spectrum and I know the hardships that come along with raising autistic children (despite not raising any myself). It can be a challenge. It can be a surprise. It’s never quite what anyone expects. Even my own mother has […]

Too Funny To Fail – Review

Titanic was unsinkable, Hillary Clinton was to be the 45th U.S President, and The Dana Carvey Show was to revolutionize ABC’s primetime television line-up. But even with all the hopes, prayers and talent in the world, some things just aren’t meant to be as told in comically frank detail by the talent who lived it […]

Maudie – Review

I have the sneaking suspicion that Sally Hawkins has been quietly establishing herself as one of the finest actresses in the film industry today, if these past few years have been any indication. While she made her feature film debut in 2002 in a Mike Leigh, I first began to take notice of the actress […]

49th Parallel – Review

Hollywood was far from alone alone in bringing Canadian-set stories to the silver screen in the mid-20th century. Our former colonial parent Great Britain utilized our land from coast to coast as the setting for it’s WWII propaganda effort, 49th Parallel. In the hands of the legendary filmmaking team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, […]

True Lies (Review)

I am going to admit right off the bat that I am big James Cameron fan. Say what you will about the filmmaker, but he is able to produce, on a pretty consistent basis, gargantuan films that tend to push the technological envelope of the time, and for the betterment of the film industry going […]