Ryan Gosling’s Lost River: A Neo-Noir Near Future

Review: Lost River (2014) Drama/Neo-Noir Written/Directed by: Ryan Gosling Starring: Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith They say: “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,”...

Best 2015 Foreign Film Oscar winner Ida: Pawel Pawliskowski’s must-see masterpiece

Just because the Oscars are over doesn't mean we have to forget about these fine films and start looking ahead to next year. We...

BLOW-UP: THE MYSTERY OF REALITY IN SWINGING LONDON

BLOW-UP (1966): A MYSTERY IN SWINGING LONDON I became interested in Italian art house modern cinema when I was researching “Italian Neorealism” in film school;...

Movie Night: Life Partners

Life Partners (2014) Written/Directed by: Susanna Fogel, Joni Lefkowitz Starring: Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, and Adam Brody They say men and women mature at different rates, but...

GUT

GUT (2012) Directed by Elias Starring Jason Vail, Nicholas Wilder and Sarah Schoofs GUT is a film by a director who only has one name:...

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy: A Mother and Son’s Unconditional Love

By Alex Gougeon Mommy (2014) Written/Directed by: Xavier Dolan Starring: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clement Dominating the 3rd Canadian Screen awards and taking home the Jury Prize...

Will IT Be Made?

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s biblical length of a novel IT is still in production shambles. Much buzz was garnered from early talks...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Spider-Man fans have been wondering if he would become an Avenger ever since they caught a glimpse of that “wtf moment” in the Capitan...

Christopher Nolan and the Fight For Cinema

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk was released this month to wide acclaim particularly for his decision to film using IMAX cameras. Dunkirk has been called a...

Twist Endings Or: What Happened to M. Night Shyamalan?

(Ed note: This article purposely discusses key plot twists and twist endings in Shyamalan's films as well as those in some other films (Chinatown, The Usual Suspects,...

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