VQFF – Octavio is Dead! (Review)

“Find out what makes you happy and do it” says one character to the protagonist of Sook-Yin Lee’s supernatural drama Octavio is Dead! This is not always easily accomplished, especially when one’s happiness may come at the expense of others.   Tyler (Sarah Gadon) is a directionless twenty-something suffering from a severe case of arrested development. […]

Review – Octavio is Dead

Men who abandon their wives after a pregnancy cannot be classified as a true father, especially if they never make time to see the kids they biologically created. I’ve come across a few people like that in my life who have a hatred for their biological fathers and their spineless decisions. And those people’s mothers […]

Enemy (Review)

The shortest and sweetest reviews tend to be those written about films with little under the surface, but provide harmless entertainment leaving you smiling from ear-to-ear. Although my review of Denis Villeneuve’s 2013 release Enemy will be a relatively short one, there is certainly no lack of depth or higher meaning. Thus, in the name […]

Enemy (Review)

Most of us are told from birth that we are special and unique individuals, but what if you discovered one day that you weren’t so singular after all? The subject of doppelgängers has been tackled many times in fiction, but Denis Villeneuve brings a subtlety and weight to the subject in his 2013 film, Enemy. […]