I’ve been attending the Chicago International Film Festival for the past six or seven years now, and it’s easily my favourite event in the city. While it happens too late in the year to carry the same prestige and buzz as Telluride or TIFF, the festival always manages to attract a brilliant cross section of […]Read more "Preview: 53rd Chicago International Film Festival"
Perfectly paced and aesthetically riveting on all accounts, “Blade Runner 2049” is unfortunately caught in its predecessor’s lofty shadow.Read more "“Blade Runner 2049” (B+)"
Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic remains one of the most stunning and unique audiovisual feasts I’ve ever experienced.Read more "Top 25: “2001: A Space Odyssey”"
Darren Aronofsky’s latest film is more than a return to form – it’s the finest film of his career thus far.Read more "“mother!” (A)"
A blundering disappointment in spite of its potential, “It” is the biggest waste of a stellar cast of young actors since “Super 8.”Read more "“It” (C)"
The Safdie brother’s latest film is a wonderful, neon-soaked thriller doubling as a genius character study and a testament to brilliant acting.Read more "“Good Time” (A)"
Intro to an upcoming series of articles featuring my 25 favourite films of all time.Read more "New Series: Top 25"