Essential Viewings for November – December

The fall/winter film season is finally here! After a disappointing summer season, we're finally in the "prestige" film months, and get to see the films that studios have been hiding all year. We're especially excited because there's not only Oscar contenders coming up, but some of the most popular festival films ever to grace the silver screen. From Manchester … Continue reading Essential Viewings for November – December

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The Manchurian Candidate(s): How 60’s Cinema Foresaw The Future

Watching events unfold in America from over in Canada is a bit fun, at least in a morbid sense. It's fun because we, at least under a thought that we are in safe hands, are watching America continue to crumble more and more. But at the same time, it’s saddening. I have many American friends … Continue reading The Manchurian Candidate(s): How 60’s Cinema Foresaw The Future

A Searing Portrait of Repressed Identity: Moonlight Review

Who is you? That is the titular question at hand during the entirety of Barry Jenkins' visceral character study, Moonlight. After a string of underwhelming films this year, such as Jason Bourne and Cafe Society, I was floored when Moonlight not only delivered, but inspired me as well. As a filmmaker, it is common to hear, … Continue reading A Searing Portrait of Repressed Identity: Moonlight Review