Elle Fanning’s character Jesse isn’t dead when the film opens, it just looks like she is. Jesse lies motionless on a couch, her head and legs hanging off in an uncomfortable, lifeless way, with her neck covered in so much blood it’s dripping down her arm. A man is taking photographs of the haunting scene. It’s … Continue reading
Moments of levity are welcome when a movie involving a dozen or so characters with enhanced abilities and superhuman talents are contentiously battling each other on an abandoned airport runway. Some of them have met before, some haven’t; their allegiances and friendships are ever changing, there will be bruised bones and egos, and maybe serious … Continue reading
There are a solid 60 seconds or so at the start of 10 Cloverfield Lane where you breathe easy, sit back in your chair, and have normal vital functions. But after a shocking jolt, and we find ourselves in a strange place alongside our heroine, there is no more relaxing.
Awaken, indeed. However close you are to the Star Wars franchise, an immersed diehard or casual observer, and however a fan you are, be it a willful follower or a hardened skeptic, there is no combating the surge of emotion and excitement that comes with the new entry into the behemoth series. The first … Continue reading
Through experience, instruction, and confidence, I feel like I have an insight when it comes to love, sex, and relationships that is both unique and engaging. So I used opportunity to delve into some of the more intriguing subcultures in Toronto, as well as some particularly common yet occasionally problematic situations.