Tag Archive "drama"

Theatre Review: The Band’s Visit brings something different

Musical theatre is often associated with a style of entertainment that’s loud, bright, dynamic and exciting. But The Band’s Visit sets a musical in a small, modern desert village that wants nothing to do with ...

Review: A Dog’s Journey is a Canine Catastrophe

Just as truly excellent movies are rare, so are complete misfires. It’s not often a film is made that is unapologetically lazy and pandering. A Dog’s Journey is certainly heartfelt. But its perspective is too ...

Theatre Review: Dear Toronto, Evan Hansen’s Here

It’s pretty rare Toronto produces its own full-on musical blockbuster. Now there’s someone new in the city’s downtown theatre scene, and the dear Evan Hansen is here with something to (reluctantly say.) And by golly ...

Movie Review: The Marvellous Mrs. Captain Marvel

All eyes are on Disney and Marvel studios as they prepare to release the indescribably anticipated Avengers: Endgame next month. Until then, audiences have been offered Captain Marvel – possibly the savoriest appetizer in the ...

Cold Pursuit

Movie Review: Cold Pursuit will surprise you

Cold Pursuit is likely not the movie that you’re expecting it to be. The trailers, posters and even the first fifteen or so minutes, have it lined up to be the kind of film that ...

Miss Bala

Movie Review: Miss Bala is Mostly Bland

It’s taken a long time for an authentic representation of some countries make it on film. Miss Bala is a great example of a female-driven star in a high scale action production. It’s the variety ...

Movie Review: Grindelwald’s Crimes are far from Fantastic

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has a high standard breathing down its neck. Being part of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, it belongs to one of cinema’s biggest properties.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Movie Review: The Nutcracker’s Four Realms are No Fun

You’d think with Disney’s history of large scale fantasy they would know how to make The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Nope. All the charm and elegance has been sucked out of this confusing story ...

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Movie Review: Halloween is a Horrific Success

Forty years after the classic Halloween first terrorized audiences, a new sequel has breathed devilish life into the story.

First Man

Movie Review: First Man is almost worth the wonder

Despite its clean and catchy title, First Man is empty of any true firsts. Most of it follows the same order and types of scenes that distinguish dramas aspiring to win bucket-loads of Oscars.

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