“The Post” – Movie Review

“The Post,” dir. Steven Spielberg A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher, Kate Graham of The Washington Post, and its hard-driving editor, Ben Bradlee, to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government in publishing the Pentagon Papers. Advertisements

“The Shape of Water” – Movie Review

“The Shape of Water,” dir. Guillermo Del Toro An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified […]

“Call Me By Your Name” – Movie Review

“Call Me By Your Name,” dir. Luca Guadagnino It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman , a precocious 17- year-old young man, spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia. Elio enjoys a close relationship with […]

What’s New in Theaters (11/22/17): “Coco,” “Call Me By Your Name,” and More…

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We got some exciting new releases to celebrate the 4-day weekend as we have Pixar’s latest entry “Coco,” Gary Oldman’s much-buzzed performance in “Darkest Hour,” Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer starring in “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” and one of the heavy-hitting Oscar frontrunners “Call Me By Your Name.” Let’s take a […]

NYFF55 Reviews: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird,” “Wonderstruck” + “Blade Runner 2049”

Time to continue on with the NYFF reviews! Got to revisit a couple of my favorite films of the year with Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.” I’ll also be reviewing Todd Haynes’s “Wonderstruck” while also delving into this weekend’s new release from Denis Villeneuve, “Blade Runner 2049.” Ready […]

TIFF 2017 Day 6: “First Reformed,” “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Shape of Water”

Sorry for the delay on this post, but let’s get ready to go down day 6! I got to catch Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman,” and finally Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”

TIFF 2017 Day 1: “Call Me By Your Name,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” “Borg/McEnroe,” “Loveless,” “Bodied”

The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has finally arrived! I’ll be posting here daily all my thoughts on the films that I see here at TIFF. Let’s kick things off with the five films that I saw today which include Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name,” Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” […]