Robbie Amell


Code 8

Code 8 is an Indiegogo funded passion project from actors Robbie and Stephen Amell that raised over $3,000,000 (Canadian) crushing the campaign’s $200,000 goal – that’s impressive.  I learned about the crowdfunding after watching the movie, which made my appreciation for the film grow.  But, I still think Code 8 is both a tedious action/thriller and a mishmash of too many observational social commentaries.



By: Addison Wylie By playing the role of Bianca ‘The DUFF’ Piper, actress Mae Whitman finds herself in the midst of being typecast.  She plays this precocious misfit so well, that I can already envision casting agents salivating.  The predicament Whitman and those eager agents find themselves in is that The DUFF isn’t a great movie nor particularly memorable.  Its resonating buzz will be made up of satisfactory shoulder shrugs and head bobs from those…