Canada’s Top Ten 2017: LUK’LUK’I

This review was originally published as part of my coverage of TIFF 2017 The stories of five Vancouverites are told under the backdrop of the 2010 Winter Olympics in LUK’LUK’I. It’s February 28, 2010 and the puck is about to drop on the Gold Medal hockey game between Canada and the USA. However, away from the […]

Hot Docs Doc Soup: The Family

The survivors of the most infamous cult in Australia speak about their experience in The Family. The Family was an apocalyptic sect in Australia formed by Anne Hamilton-Byrne in the late 1960s. The membership of the cult included a large number of children, who were both the offspring of members and acquired through adoption scams. The […]

Review: The Post

The publishing of a government cover-up results in a battle for the freedom of the press in The Post. Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) is the publisher of The Washington Post and works with editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) in the day to day operations. Kay is under much scrutiny for being the first female publisher of […]

Review: Phantom Thread

A famous tailor finds his world thrown out of order when he falls a young woman in Phantom Thread. Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a famous dressmaker in 1950s London, who lives his life to a strict routine, with the help of his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville). On day, Reynolds meets a young waitress named Alma […]