Category: Film

‘Echo In The Canyon’ Honours LA’s Magical Music Scene of the 1960s

They say if you can remember the 1960s, you weren’t really there. Echo in the Canyon, the enchanting new film by Andrew Slater, thankfully skirts any potential memory lapses. Instead, it gathers expert witnesses of the flower power generation to…

‘Peterloo’ Highlights The Cold Reality of Class Warfare

Wars tend to keep going, long after our soldiers have come home… Writer/Director Mike Leigh returns with Peterloo; an undeniably fascinating piece of bloody history that is compelling to watch but tries too hard to play like a Shakespearean tragedy…

Addicted to Non-Fiction at Hot Docs 2019

It has been said that documentaries serve as a powerful platform that brings important topics to the table – sparking discussion, and sometimes, even social movements. Consequently, seeing these experiences through the dedicated work of filmmakers helps put ourselves in…

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Is Basically Scary

You know, when you watch enough of these things you can actually appreciate what they are TRYING to do sometimes… While The Curse of La Llorona will hardly go down as a modern classic but it’s got all the right…

Patience Is A Virtue Rewarded In ‘Dumbo’

The occasional stumble out of the starting gate happens to the best of us… It feels like 2019 is going to be heavy on the remakes, and while that’s not always a bad thing it can cause the occasional misstep. …