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October 13

Goodbye Christopher Robin

London playwright Alan A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) suffered from a serious case of shell-shock, known today as PSTD, when he returned to England from The Great War. Loud noises, corks popping, bright lights and especially bees would bring him back to horrors of the trenches on the Western Front. During one of his episodes, his […]

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 […]

August 11

Talking Suicide Squad on the Lambcast

Suicide Squad may have been put through the wringer by critics, but that did not stop the film from setting records at the box office. Are critics being too harsh? Does the film offer audiences the summer blockbuster fun that they hope for? In this week’s episode of the Lambcast podcast, I join host Jay […]

August 06

Suicide Squad

It is not an exaggeration when I say Suicide Squad left me feeling drained. While I did not have to battle hordes of faceless creatures, the pupil covered beings known as the Eyes of the Adversary, like Will Smith and his ragtag team did, I endured my own two-hour fight trying to make sense of […]

March 12

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

One of my biggest pet peeves is when a good movie is sold and/or publicized as something it is not. You can’t help but be a little disappointed when you discover that the movie is nothing like what you were promised. While this type of bait and switch might help to bring in audiences, it […]

March 03

Focus

“Never drop the con. Die with the lie.” is the mantra of third generation confidence man Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith). Running a small, but skilled crew of pickpockets and con artists, Nicky’s structured life becomes complicated when he meets Jess Barrett (Margo Robbie) while posing as a famous chef at a hotel bar in New […]

December 26

The Wolf of Wall Street

Based on Jordan Belfort’s autobiographical novel, The Wolf of Wall Street is the story of Belfort’s rise to the top of, and subsequent fall from, Wall Street in the late 80s and early 90s. The film follows Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) as he decides to sell penny stocks to common people in order to make lots […]