Reviews / 25.10.2021

For the last 18 months, we've been more reliant on technology than ever before. Smartphones, social media, and video calls were essentially the only tools keeping the world's population from total social isolation. Whether we'll remember this dark time and begin to cherish real-life connections remains to be seen. That's why it's pertinent timing for an animated film like Ron's Gone Wrong; a breezy family flick with a few messages to deliver. Amidst a goofy dose of slapstick humour and a tremendous amount of heart, Ron's Gone Wrong seeks...

Awards Season, Reviews / 29.10.2020

When an esteemed actor's five-decade-long career includes one Academy Award from five nominations, three BAFTA Awards from eight nominations, and two Emmys from five nominations, you hardly expect to see them deliver their finest performance in the twilight of their career. But Anthony Hopkins' astonishing performance in The Father may just be the greatest he's ever delivered, and that's truly saying something. Is the race for Best Actor over before it's even really begun? Together with a typically magnificent turn from Olivia Colman, Hopkins delivers a career-defining performance that...

Reviews / 27.12.2018

Absurdist cinema is not for everyone. The directorial work of master of the bizarre Yorgos Lanthimos likely hasn't sat well with most audiences. By the same token, period films aren't exactly most people's cup of tea either. When presented with an absurdist period piece directed by Lanthimos, one may have some trepidation. Leave your apprehension at the door. It's not needed here. With his latest work, we are gifted with one of the year's most raucously glorious and wickedly delicious pieces of cinema. Standing as Lanthimos' most accessible film...