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.
I built up The Witch so much in my mind…
In which I break my self-imposed boycott on Fifty Shades of Grey long enough to question everything I know about porn (external link).
I love this movie. I’m stumping for this movie. It’s Halloween, it’s coming-of-age, it’s concerned about masculinity, it’s gorgeous, it’s sad, I love it (external link).
I went into Nocturnal Animals with such high hopes. And it was so sexist. And I was so annoyed (external link).
I saw ARQ a week before it came to Netflix and it was confusing (external link).
I got to see the world premieres of Colossal and Lady Macbeth at TIFF this year. They were both pretty good, but they also both told me that violence is the best way to stand up for yourself (external link).