Review: Good Boys

Three six graders try to recover a drone, so they can attend a party in Good Boys. Max (Jacob Tremblay), Lucas (Keith L. Williams), and Thor (Brady Noon) are three six grade best friends, who get excited when Max is invited by the cool kids to a kissing party, which gives Max the opportunity to […]

Review: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Guillermo del Toro produces a film adaptation of the popular book series of young adult horror stories in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Stella Nicholls (Zoe Margaret Colletti) is a teenage girl living with her father Roy (Dean Norris) in the small town of Mill Valley. Her only friends are Auggie Hilderbrandt (Gabriel […]

Review: The Art of Self-Defense

A meek accountant joins an unorthodox karate dojo following a mugging in The Art of Self-Defense. Casey Davies (Jesse Eisenberg) is an accountant, who one night gets mugged and beaten by a group of bikers. Fearful about his safety, Casey signs up at a local karate dojo, run by a somewhat unorthodox Sensei (Alessandro Nivola). […]

Review: Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw

The bitter rivals have to team together to save the world in Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) is called in by the CIA and forced to reluctantly team with his hated rival Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) to recover a killer virus that was supposed stolen by a rogue MI6 […]

Fantasia 2019: Freaks

A young girl wants to escape from her father’s protective control in Freaks. Seven year old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) has spent her whole life living in hiding with her father Henry (Emile Hirsch), who warns her of the dangers outside. However, Chloe soon becomes fed up with her captivity and ventures outside, where she meets ice cream […]

Fantasia 2019: Jessica Forever

A woman cares for a group of violent marauders in Jessica Forever. In a dystopian future society, orphans roam the world causing violence and mayhem. However, a group of orphans have been gathered together by the matriarchal Jessica (Aomi Muyock), who teaches them to be more kind and compassionate. Forever on the run from special forces drones, […]

Fantasia 2019: Sadako

Hideo Nakata returns to direct the latest entry of the Ringu series with Sadako. Mayu Akikawa (Elaiza Ikeda) is a young doctor in a hospital, who develops an attachment with a mysterious young girl (Himeka Himejima), who is admitted into her ward. Meanwhile, Mayu’s video blogger brother Kazuma (Hiroya Shimizu) decides to make his latest […]

Fantasia 2019: Phantom of Winnipeg

The unexpected cult success of Phantom of the Paradise in Winnipeg is explored in Phantom of Winnipeg. In 1974, Brian De Palma released his rock opera Phantom of the Paradise, starring William Finley, Jessica Harper, and Paul Williams, which was an undisputed box office bomb. However, this fact was lost on the population of Winnipeg, […]

Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino brings us back to 1969 Los Angeles in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In February 1969, fading 1950s television star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) is struggling to find work for himself and his stuntman best friend Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt), other than the various villain of the week roles on TV pilots. […]

Fantasia 2019: Extreme Job

An undercover narcotics team begins a sting operation inside a fried chicken restaurant in Extreme Job. Captain Ko (Ryu Seung-ryong) is the leader of a small ragtag team of narcotics detectives assigned to stakeout and take down a local drug kingpin. The perfect cover for the team arises when a nearby fried chicken restaurant goes […]