Reviews

the-boy-next-door-review

Review: The Boy Next Door

Toronto Film Scene declines to review another film in which a woman is punished for her sexuality, and a man is portrayed to have…

Why Don't You Play in Hell review

Review: Why Don’t You Play in Hell

After spending ten years waiting for the Movie God to help Hirata (Hiroki Hasegawa) create the ultimate film, he finds his opportunity. Yakuza boss…

Leviathan review

Review: Leviathan

In a Northern Russian seaside town, family man Kolya (Aleksey Serebryakov) fights to keep his family home. A tense dispute over the land with…

Still Alice review

Review: Still Alice

Alice (Julianne Moore) is a highly intelligent linguistics professor at Colombia University, she has a happy marriage and three children. All is well until…

Dalai Lama Awakening review

Review: Dalai Lama Awakening

This documentary follows a group of Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to discuss a way to tackle…

Strange Magic review

Review: Strange Magic

This animated musical tells the story of Marianne (Evan Rachel Wood), a fairy princess about to marry Roland (Sam Palladio), an egotistical coward. When…

The 50 Year Argument review

Review: The 50 Year Argument

The historic “New York Review of Books”¬†celebrated its 50th anniversary in the year 2013. As world events occur, the magazine’s influence and voice on…

The Humbling review

Review: The Humbling

Legendary actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) is going through a crisis late in his career. Unable to remember the text and also doomed to…

Killers review

Review: Killers

Bayu (Oka Antara) is a journalist who dared to take on Dharma (Ray Sahetapy), a corrupt businessman. His career was ruined, and his family…

Paddington review

Review: Paddington

When Paddington (Ben Whishaw) is forced to leave his home in Darkest Peru, he travels to London in search of the explorer that found…

The Wedding Ringer review

Review: The Wedding Ringer

When it’s time for your wedding and the time has come to fill the role of best man and you realize that there’s not…