Primal Rage is a creature feature, but it’s light on what the film is selling. For a special effects artist making his directorial debut, writer/director Patrick Magee often forgets about his film’s central beast.
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Adam Bolt’s Human Nature, a scientific documentary about the advancements in genetic cures, is an accessible and thought-provoking film.
Sometimes Always Never sets out to be quirky, but comes out dorky. It takes pride in its uneven nuances, gushy sentimentality, and jokes about Scrabble. What saves the mild-mannered movie to an extent, however, is how the awkwardness is (sort of) embraced through its humour.
Last Call pitches itself to audiences with an intriguing gimmick. Shot in real time, the film’s story is told from two perspectives – using a split-screen technique to divide the pair of one-take shots. However, Last Call is more than a crafty production with a trick up its sleeve.
Director Alejandro Landes takes viewers on an incredible journey with Monos, a Columbian drama about the lives of teenage soldiers.
Even though I’m late to the game, I still feel the need to announce my new favourite action franchise as if I’m the first to discover the John Wick series.
Myths and urban legends are most effective in horror movies when filmmakers stick with simplicity. It’s what makes most legendary villains in the genre resonate with audiences. The Curse of Buckout Road is a film that does the exact opposite, further proving why less is always more.
The Meaning of Life walks and talks like a conventional weepy melodrama, but it’s much more than a typical tear-jerker. This is a smart and sweet film that reads between the lines. Instead of rattling off a familiar story about a friendly relationship that blooms between a struggling musician (Finn played by Canadian pop artist Tyler Shaw) and a young leukemia patient (Sophie played by Sadie Munroe of CBC’s Workin’ Moms’), The Meaning of Life…
After making a decent impression with her unsettling segment in the horror anthology XX, Canadian filmmaker Jovanka Vuckovic takes a swing at directing a feature-length story with Riot Girls.
Ugandan import Crazy World is on another level than most action movies.