Tag Archives: 3.5/5

As Above, So Below (2014): Quick-shot review!

Set in the creepy catacombs of Paris and shot on location inside their seemingly endless depths, As Above, So Below (2014) is yet another found footage horror film, except it isn’t as lame as other offerings available. We follow adventurous scholar Scarlett Marlowe (Perdita Weeks) and her team of intrepid explorers, including reluctant ex-lover George […]

Iris (2014): “If you hang around long enough, everything comes back.”

A tribute to the rare bird of fashion herself, Iris Apfel, Iris (2014, dir. Albert Maysles) is a documentary with heart. It tells the story of a legendary woman from the perspective of a legendary documentary filmmaker – about her early life, her dedication to her career, and her current status as a fashion icon […]

The Final Member (2012): Quick-shot review!

What a film. The Final Member (2012, dir. Jonah Bekhor & Zach Math) tells the story of SigurĂ°ur Hjartarson, also known as Siggi, and his love of collecting a very special type of specimen – the mammalian penis. Siggi has collected specimens from far and wide and displays them at the Icelandic Phallological Museum in […]

The Master (2012): “I am a writer, a doctor, a nuclear physicist, a theoretical philosopher, but, above all, I am a man.”

Generally known for its parallels with Scientology, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master (2012) is a fine film. A story of a wandering and tempestuous man searching for a purpose, The Master follows Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) as he is pulled in by the charm and charisma of the leader of a special group entitled The […]

Boy Meets Girl (2014): Quick-shot review!

A fairly groundbreaking independent drama with a straightforward story yet complex premise, Boy Meets Girl (2014, dir. Eric Schaeffer) is one of very few films with a transgender protagonist who is played by an actual trans woman. The film tells the story of Ricky (Michelle Hendley), a barista-slash-seamstress who operates a popular Youtube channel, with […]

Two Short Films: Aftermath (2014); All Your Favourite Shows (2015).

Lately I haven’t found the time to write too much about full-length films. But in order to get back on track with writing, I have been watching some pretty great short films! Here are two short reviews on two short films.

Thoughts On… Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

Probably one of the nerdiest films ever, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010, dir. Edgar Wright) is based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley; telling the story of bass-playing nerd Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera), who has fallen in love with the mysterious Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), but finds that before they are […]

Park City (2015): Quick-shot review!

An independent comedy slash mockumentary film by director Hannah Rosner, Park City (2015) tells the story of four indie filmmakers whose film Hearts and Cash has made it to Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The group, made up of director Joey (Joseph Mireles), producer Hannah (Hannah Rosner), actress Jill (Jill Evyn) and production […]

Game of Thrones – Season 5 Episode 1: “The Wars To Come”

It’s finally here! Season five of my equal favourite television show of all time is finally here! Again this year I’ll be recapping each episode of season five of Game of Thrones for your enjoyment and for my own personal need to rant and rave after watching certain scenes.

The Road (2009): “There were warnings.”

Based on the amazing book by Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2009, dir. John Hillcoat) is a post-apocalyptic drama that follows a man (Viggo Mortensen) and his son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) as they attempt to survive after a mysterious cataclysmic event that has killed most plant and animal life. The man and his son are travelling south […]