Tag Archive "romance"

Movie Review: Fifty Shades Freed Fizzles

Since the Fifty Shades franchise began on screen in 2015, the films have failed to deliver much excitement or entertainment for audiences aside from fans of the original book series. So unsurprisingly, many disappointing qualities ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

Movie Review: Everything, Everything is Ever Sweet

Everything on screen is pleasant and cute, and nearly everything on screen is smarter than it seems. At the end of the day, everything in Everything, Everything is almost enough to make a perfectly well-rounded ...

Beauty and the Beast is a New Kind of Beautiful

Beauty and the Beast is the first jaw-dropping blockbuster of the year, and it’s magnificent to behold on screen. It’s exquisite, charming, whimsical, and sweetly controversial. Above all else, the movie is both entertaining and ...

Movie Review: A Second Forgettable Fifty Shades

Fifty Shades of Grey, and now the Fifty Shades franchise, have become cultural icons with a controversial reputation in the romance, drama, and sex genres. The inappropriately named sequel Fifty Shades Darker, however, is actually ...

Movie Review: “The Space Between Us” has some Weird Spaces

If you’re looking for the weirdest new movie now playing in theatres, look no further than The Space Between Us. Equal parts teen romance, sci-fi disaster, medical drama, political thriller and road trip adventure movie, ...

Six Reviews of the New Hollywood Releases now playing in Oakville Cinemas for the Holiday Season

Holiday Movie Round-Up 2016

With the holiday season ending this weekend, the next several days provide an exciting opportunity to head out to the movies. Whether with families, friends, that special someone, or just a fun time for yourself ...

Movie Review for the excellent new movie musical epic LA LA LAND, opening in Oakville theatres December 25th 2016.

Movie Review: The Ultimate Love Letter in La La Land

Colourful, classical, and wonderfully enchanting, La La Land evokes an era of Hollywood charm noticeably absent in the 21st century. It’s an excellent movie, and a pleasant, emotionally striking experience at the theatre as we ...

Movie Review: The Longest Ride is too sweet and too Sparksian

Cowboys, pretentious art students, wartime love letters and a contrived romantic narrative that bashes at the heart, screaming for tears — The Longest Ride is this year’s Nicholas Sparks adaptation. And so it goes, the ...

First time Oakville Novelist’s Book reaches #61 in 4 Days on Amazon

When record producer Keith Whiting took a holiday on the Greek island of Corfu he never expected to meet a girl he’d already met in 3 other lifetimes! When she died twenty years later he ...

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