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December 31, 2017

Honourable Mentions:20th Century Women \ Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie \ Christine \ Elle \ Good Time \ I Am Not Your Negro \ It \ It Comes at Night \ Jackie \ John Wick: Chapter 2 \ Kong: Skull Island \ Lady Macbeth \ The Levelling \ Logan \ Logan Lucky \ T...

December 31, 2017

Dishonourable Mentions:

Live by Night \ Patriots Day \ Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk \ Power Rangers \ Baywatch \ Despicable Me 3 \ Suburbicon \ Geostorm \ Breathe \ Death Note

20. The Hitman's Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard feels like a missed opportunity t...

December 27, 2017

This past Friday Bright was finally released on Netflix after the much-inflated hype and a huge multimedia marketing push, and surprising some but not others the film has not been very well received. It shouldn’t be that big of a shock to people as it comes to us from...

December 26, 2017

Director: Michael Gracey

Screenplay: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya

Runtime: 105 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

P. T. Barnum was a politician, philanthropist and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, the circus busin...

December 22, 2017

Director: David Ayer
Screenplay: Max Landis
Starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Édgar Ramírez, Ike Barinholtz
Runtime: 117 Minutes

★☆☆☆☆

In cases in which an original idea or property has fallen short of expectation, there is the temptation to fo...

December 21, 2017

The Last Jedi was released this past weekend to rapturous applause from a majority of the mainstream film press, as was to be expected given that the film is not only the latest instalment in one of the most beloved and popular film series of all time but also the firs...

December 20, 2017

Director: Jake Kasdan
Screenplay: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jake Kasdan, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale
Runtime: 119 Minutes

★★★☆☆

The original 1995 fantasy adventure film Juman...

December 14, 2017

Director: Rian Johnson
Screenplay: Rian Johnson
Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Benicio del Tor...

December 8, 2017

Director: Chris Peckover
Screenplay: Zack Kahn, Chris Peckover
Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould
Runtime: 89 Minutes

★★★☆☆

‘Tis the season, and with it arrives a customary seasonal horror offering the likes of which rarely make a splash in mainstream ci...

December 8, 2017

Director: David Gordon Green
Screenplay: John Pollono
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Clancy Brown
Runtime: 119 Minutes

★★★☆☆

Of the first two major Hollywood features to tackle the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Stronger feels like the mor...

December 8, 2017

Director: Dave McCary
Screenplay: Kyle Mooney, Kevin Costello
Starring: Kyle Mooney, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Andy Samberg, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Chance Crimin
Runtime: 97 Minutes

★★★☆☆

Brigsby Bear is an odd little indie movie that serves as the...

December 1, 2017

Director: James Franco
Screenplay: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, Jacki Weaver
Runtime: 105 Minutes

★★★★☆

To those unfamiliar with The Room, it’s a 2003 film that eventually e...

December 1, 2017

Director: Stephen Chbosky
Screenplay: Jack Thorne, Steve Conrad, Stephen Chbosky
Starring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs
Runtime: 113 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Wonder is an adaptation of the 2012 novel of the same name by R. J. Palacio, cen...

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