I talk more about Annihilation and its sale to Netflix over at PopMatters (external link).
Annihilation, Jumanji, and Pitch Perfect 3 are all better than they sound like they’re going to be.
I will forever ask myself why I was willing to watch a reboot of Star Trek, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but not Blade Runner 2049, which is better than both of them.
I saw the best film of the year right at the end of the year.
So, there’s a Martin Scorsese movie literally nobody has ever heard of, and it’s maybe one of the greatest films ever.
I review one of the most controversial films I saw at TIFF over at PopMatters (external link).
I write more about what was, for me, the best surprise at TIFF 2017 over at PopMatters (external link).
I reviewed my favourite TIFF 2017 movie at PopMatters (external link).
I say more about this reincarnation of Dances with Wolves at PopMatters (external link).
Due to the extremely nerdy ticket-choosing process I used, I can compare how the movies ranked after I saw them to how they ranked on my selection list.
I watched a ghost story at the Hot Docs festival this spring. (external link)
The Lego Batman Movie is the Batman movie we deserve.
The psychedelic IMAX poster was the only part I genuinely loved.
Cartoons win out over super heroes and existential dread, as they should.
I mean, there’s literally no way it could have been as bad as everybody said.
I’m not stoked about this movie’s prognosis for kids who’ve experienced trauma, but I AM stoked that it offers a fresh take on what vampires mean metaphorically (external link).
Before the Bitch Flicks hiatus, I wrote many more words about my love for Moonlight, which you can find on their site, now (external link).
There’s, like, aliens, and cannibalism, and some James Franco movie.
In which I like introspective festival movies and don’t like superhero movies. THIS IS THE OPPOSITE OF ALL I DREAMED THAT I WOULD BE.
This is unusually skewed toward best, because my time was filled with festival entries.