Category Archive: 2019

TIFF 2019: THIS IS NOT A MOVIE

As always, many thanks to Courtney of Cinemaaxis.com. The English foreign correspondent/journalist Robert Fisk, as well as his body of work, is the subject of this riveting documentary that covers his career of… Continue reading

TIFF 2019: LOVE ME TENDER

As always, many thanks to Courtney of Cinemaaxis.com. Still living with her parents, Seconda hasn’t left the house in nine months. After her mother dies in front of her eyes, her father taking… Continue reading

TIFF 2019: RAF

As always, many thanks to Courtney of Cinemaaxis.com. A coming-of-age story with definitive art-house qualities, protagonist Raf is clearly intelligent and creative, a girl in her mid-twenties who is trapped by her lack… Continue reading

IT: CHAPTER 2 [2019]

Pennywise is back, brutally killing a gay man after a violent, homophobic encounter (apparently a ‘controversial’ inclusion according to clickbait experts) in the opening moments, announcing his return from hibernation. Mike soon pieces… Continue reading

I AM MOTHER [2019]

PLEASE NOTE: This is not a typical Netflix produced film. It is an Australian film that required a lot of effort to be made possible, and luckily it was seen by the right… Continue reading

DOGMAN [2018]

In a small, run-down Italian village, dog lover and groomer Marcello (Marcello Fonte) owns a business named Dogman, where he tends to various breeds big and small. Living behind his workspace, he supports… Continue reading

Hot Docs 2019: Assholes: A Theory

Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com A quirky and unique documentary with its tongue firmly in cheek (solidified by the presence of John Cleese), Assholes: A Theory is quite literally a study of the personality trait of being… Continue reading

DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE [2018]

Writer/director S. Craig Zahler hits the ground running after his brutal revenge prison thriller, Brawl in Cell Block 99 and his Western turned Horror flick, Bone Tomahawk. His latest effort is his most mature… Continue reading