Tag Archives: Bobby Cannavale

September 16

TIFF 2017: I, Tonya

For those of us who remember the 1994 figure skating controversy that erupted when US medal hopeful Nancy Kerrigan was unexpectedly assaulted, it was the ultimate good versus evil narrative. Kerrigan was the apple of America’s eye and Tanya Harding was the villain, by association to the men behind the assault. As a result, Harding’s […]

July 26

Marvel’s Problematic Road to Diversity

[Editor’s note – Warning this piece contains spoilers for the film Ant-Man.] During one of the post-credit scenes in Ant-Man, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) triumphantly exclaims “It’s about damn time!” upon hearing that she will indeed be getting the one thing she has craved for the entire film. The moment is meant to signal […]

June 05

Spy

Spy opens the way you would expect from most espionage films to begin. A secret agent, Bradley Fine (Jude Law), infiltrates a high end cocktail party in search of his target, Tihomir Boyanov (Raad Rawi). Fine gets himself in a bind and relies on his trusty desk analyst, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy), back in the […]

September 22

Blue Jasmine

There is a lot to be said about Woody Allen films, and most people either love ‘em or hate ‘em. Personally, I count myself in the love ‘em group. Even those who love his work can acknowledge that there are good and bad elements in every one of his films. Many of these have to […]

September 02

Lovelace

Linda Lovelace was an iconic adult film star in the 70s. Though she would grow to regret her association with the industry, her impact can still be felt in the world of porn today. Lovelace attempts to provide a glimpse into a side of her that few knew about. It is a film that, in […]