TIFF 2015: “High Rise” (2015): Faulty Towers (Review)

TIFF 2015: “High Rise” (2015): Faulty Towers (Review)

Ben Wheatley’s latest descent into narratively-suggestive madness is a visual barrage and all-out assault on the senses. A disconcerting, revealing social experiment, ‘High-Rise’ straddles the…

“The Theory of Everything” (2014): Biopic By The Numbers… (Review)

“The Theory of Everything” (2014): Biopic By The Numbers… (Review)

It’s as compassionate and life-affirming a tale we as a species can refer to. The story of Stephen Hawking is one of incomparable perseverance and…

“Nightcrawler” (2014): Hot Water and a Toothbrush (Review)

“Nightcrawler” (2014): Hot Water and a Toothbrush (Review)

Relying, to a fault, on the all-too familiar evolutionary misstep of informative media. The demand for immediate, uncensored news, the mind-numbing over-saturation of available outlets,…

“The Imitation Game” (2014): Oscar is No Enigma…

“The Imitation Game” (2014): Oscar is No Enigma…

It doesn’t exactly strike the perfect balance between Alan Turing’s revolutionary genius and personal turmoil, but The Imitation Game is a beacon of modern relevance…

“Boyhood” (2014): A Decade Mediocrely Spent (Review)

“Boyhood” (2014): A Decade Mediocrely Spent (Review)

In case it wasn’t clear, Boyhood is unprecedented. It deserves our undivided attention and unwavering reverence. Shot for twelve-consecutive years, using the same cast and…

Tracks (2014): Looks Can Be Deceiving (Review)

Tracks (2014): Looks Can Be Deceiving (Review)

  Based on the memoir written by Robyn Davidson of the same title. “Tracks” chronicles the nine-month, 1,700 mile trek Davidson undertook travelling from the…

“The Trip to Italy” (2014): A Justified Second Helping (Review)

“The Trip to Italy” (2014): A Justified Second Helping (Review)

Film, in general, is comprised totally of human efforts, including all our emotions and imperfections. Whether it be physically on screen or behind it functioning…

Pick Six: Awesome Baby Movies

Pick Six: Awesome Baby Movies

Is there anything more polarizing than a baby? I mean, what the very thought of an infant provokes is daunting, overwhelming to say the least….