The Girl King: Review

The Girl King, directed by veteran Mika Kaurismäki and adapted from Michel Marc Bouchard’s play of the same name, is a markedly modern biopic of Queen Kristina, who was the queen-elect at six-years-old and beca...

Review: Room

Room is a testament to cinema’s power of affectation. Lenny Abrahamson’s adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s award-winning novel is a harrowing and emotionally exhausting experience. Focusing on characters over plot,...

Parallax: Review

It’s 1987, and the internet is in its infancy. This is the setting writer/director Graham Nolte chose to stage Parallax, a wryly comedic drama that explores the connections (or lack thereof) people make through...

Unpacking Blackhat

Sitting  around 30% at Rotten Tomatoes, Blackhat is a $70-million production that has yet to recover a mere $15 million from the box office worldwide. And now it’s been pulled from all but a few theatres. How i...