The Oregonian’s unnerving style brings us into the horror

By Preston Corbell The Oregonian 2011, Horror. Director: Calvin Reeder The Oregonian offers something that a lot of independent horror films fall short of, that is,...

Movie Night: A Most Violent Year

By Justin Rawana Written/Directed by: J.C. Chandor Starring: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, and David Oyelowo There’s a scene in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather where everything changes...

Review: The Editor

Depressed film editor Rey Ciso (Adam Brooks) is stuck working on a rather trashy Italian crime thriller, a film far beneath his talents. While...

Oscar Pandering and the Inevitable Winners

I’ll be honest; I have not seen every Best Picture Nominee just yet. Both Boyhood and Selma have eluded me. Whether it is before...

The Grande Dame: Oscar greatest Bette Davis in quotes

" I will never be below the title. " " That's me: an old kazoo with some sparklers." " I was the Marlon Brando of my generation....

Foxcatcher’s twisted relationships and the search for gold

Foxcatcher, 2014. Premiering at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, proudly featured at the Toronto International Film Festival, nominated for five Oscars, including Best Performance for...

AGO to host first museum retrospective of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Big news for Toronto's passionate legions of film lovers: The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will present the only Canadian appearance of a new exhibition...

The Hollywood Bromance is Dead, and True Crime Victims Deserve Better

True Story. It is arguably among the top contenders for absolute worst book (and film) title of modern times. Modern times, because one could see...

The Gallows Review

Written & Directed by Travis Cluff and Chris Lofing Starring: Reese Mishler, Cassidy Gifford, Ryan Shoos, and Pfeifer Brown Perhaps it was foolish of me to...

We Still Kill the Old Way Film Review

  WE STILL KILL THE OLD WAY (2014) Directed by         Sacha Bennett Produced by         Neil Jones, Adam Stephen Kelly, Rod Smith, Jonathan Sothcott Starring            Ian Ogilvy, Alison Doody, Lysette Anthony,...

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice: adapting Pynchon’s comedy and atmosphere

By Alex Gougeon  Inherent Vice (2014) Neo-Noir, Crime-Comedy Based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon Written/Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh...

Liveblogging and Deep Reading A Fave Film: The Witch

By Jacqueline Howell We've covered the tremendous film The Witch on this site before, and like all great pieces of art, one is torn between...