The Lighthouse – TIFF 2019 Review

Since The Witch struck a chord in the art-house horror scene back in 2015, fans have been clamoring for the latest project from breakout voice Robert Eggers. Blending spacial tension with withering familial bonds, Eggers created a tense ball of stress, that continued to untangle over the course of 2015’s divisive horror release. With his […]

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Black Conflux – TIFF 2019 Review

After attending TIFF 2019 and seeing many festival favorites, I was left with a similar impression, with how the majority of films that I saw at the fest, never felt influential to me. That was until I saw Black Conflux from writer-director Nicole Dorsey. It’s a film that follows a very simplistic narrative, centralizing around […]

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The Truth – TIFF 2019 Review

To Hirokazu Kore-eda, family means everything. With each delicate film added onto his ever growing filmography, each of his stories, even some of his more non-traditional genre fare, have something to do with relationship drama and the connections where family comes into play. These elements are always endearing, mainly due to Kore-eda’s sensitive touch. Already […]

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Knives Out – TIFF 2019 Review

Knives Out is a film best experienced with knowing as little as possible, so don’t worry fellow reader! The following review is 100% spoiler free! Knives Out is the newest film from acclaimed filmmaker Rian Johnson. The film stars an all-star cast that consists of Daniel Craig, Ana De Armas, Chris Evans, Toni Collette, Jamie […]

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Synchronic – TIFF 2019 Review

Synchronic is a lot of things. It’s an elliptical noir, a compelling drama, an absurdist sci-fi parable, and an enjoyable romp! The latest film from directorial duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, is yet another ambitious success into their ever-growing catalog of interwoven genre fables. Moorhead and Benson have essentially perfected their formula of small-scale […]

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