Monday Editorial: Academy Got Changes to Oscars Wrong

Last week the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a number of announcements surrounding the future of the Oscars, in light of the fact that last year’s ceremony was the lowest rated telecast in history with only 26.5 million viewers tuning in. The changes include the announcement of a new Oscar for Outstanding […]

Monday Editorial: Grading Sinemia

There has been a lot of talk lately about the rise and apparent fall of the cinema subscription service MoviePass, which has hyped itself by allowing subscribers to see unlimited theatrical films for a very low monthly fee. Not surprisingly, it turns out that critics were spot on that this was not a sustainable business […]

Trailer: Halloween

Prepare for the night HE came home…again! 40 years after the events of John Carpenter’s Halloween, Michael Myers returns to terrorize the now elderly Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her family. This new Halloween sequel directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Blumhouse Productions seems to be ignoring every other film in the series, other than the […]

Opinion: The Cinematic Acid Trip of 2001: A Space Odyssey

I thought I would write about my experience seeing 2001: A Space Odyssey this past week at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This was my second time seeing the film, with my previous viewing happening way back in January 2011, also at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This particular release of the film was in celebration of 2001: A […]

Trailer: Suspiria

Italian director Luca Guadagnino follows the award winning success of last year’s Call Me by Your Name with this remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria. This new version stars Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton, both have whom previous worked with Guadagnino in 2015’s A Bigger Splash. One thing that is immediately apparent in the teaser trailer, is that Luca Guadagnino’s […]

Trailer: Christopher Robin

For this week’s Tuesday trailer, we have Disney’s new live action look at the adventures of Winnie the Pooh. It has been more than fifty year’s since the first Disney animated short based on A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories first hit theatres. Christopher Robin takes these characters in the live action realm, as Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and the […]

Trailer: The Happytime Murders

Last week, a trailer dropped for a new R-rated buddy cop film (with puppets) directed by Brian Henson (the son of Jim). The film is the first feature from “Henson Alternative,” which is a subsidiary of the Jim Henson Company focused on more adult-oriented projects. The Happytime Murders, which has been under development for a […]