film review

‘Saltburn’: an exquisite escape into a foreign world 

Comedy-thriller, "Saltburn", tells the twisted tale of a quirky aristocratic family and their summer guest at the titular estate.
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In review: “Missing,” revelations permeate this screenlife movie masterpiece

What if someone directed a movie through the lens of digital or social media? I vividly remember randomly mulling this over, about seven years ago, as I was bored sitting…
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In Review: “The Whale” sparks Brendan Fraser’s triumphant but controversial return to cinema

This past year has brought to light many conversations and controversies regarding the representation and portrayal of people living with obesity in cinema. From actor Tom Hanks in Elvis (2022)…
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“The White Lotus” season two review

As the most bingeable show on air wraps up its second season, it’s the perfect time to catch up on The White Lotus if you haven’t already. The clock is…
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Tár review: Pretentious in some of the right ways

It’s rare nowadays for a movie to start with its credits; however, this is exactly how Tár begins,   asking the audience to sit through several minutes of plain black…
Smile promo photo via IMDb.

In review: ‘Smile’ horror film lacks originality

Smile is not unlike the many horror movies that came before it. If you’re a fan of the genre, you will probably find yourself wondering if you’ve seen some of…
Train time

In review: Train Time rolls onto the IMAX big screen

Going to the IMAX to watch a documentary on trains may not sound like the most exciting night out, but you may find yourself surprised by just how engaging the…
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In review: Official Competition is a comedy that never really ends

Humberto Suárez, a millionaire, has just turned 80. Now facing his own mortality, he decides to make a movie to help cement his legacy as someone worth remembering. To ensure…
Screenshot of "Shadow of the Rougarou". Screenshot sourced from @shadowofrougarou on Instagram.

In review: “Shadow of the Rougarou” a powerful representation of Métis people

A few weeks ago, I saw a post about a new show coming to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) streaming service called APTN Lumi on May 9. The show…

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