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Halloween (2018) – Movie Review

Halloween – R Release Date: 18 Oct 2018 This is a damn good movie. Halloween 2018 is a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s genre-defining 1978 classic. None of the other sequels, including those that...

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Red Joan – Movie Review

Red Joan – unrated (14A Canada) Release Date: 2019 Trevor Nunn last directed theatrically released movie was 1996’s Twelfth Night Or What You Will. It was a box office bomb making only 1/10th of...

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Baby (2018) [Bao Bei Er] – Movie Review

Baby [Bao Bei Er] – unrated Release Date: TBA This film from writer/director Jie Liu stars Mi Yang as a young woman named Meng who was abandoned as a baby and is aging out...

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What They Had – Movie Review

What They Had – R Release Date: Fri 19 Oct 2018 Writer/director Elizabeth Chomko dazzles in this debut film about a family trying to deal with wife and mother Ruth’s (Blythe Danner) worsening Alzheimer’s....

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Life Itself – Movie Review

Life Itself – R Release Date: Wed 21 Sep 2018 Note: This movie was previously reviewed as part of TIFF. Read that review here. Writer/director Dan Fogelman brings us this drama about an ensemble...

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Green Book – Movie Review

Green Book – PG-13 Release Date: Wed 21 Nov 2018 Peter Farrelly, one half of the directing team that is best known for their comedies like There’s Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber and...

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Meeting Gorbachev – Movie Review

Meeting Gorbachev – R Release Date: TBA One of my bucket list items for attending a film festival would be the chance to see Werner Herzog talk about one of his films in person....

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Greta – Movie Review

Greta – R Release Date: 2019 The programmer introducing Greta to the audience at the Toronto International Film Festival spoke about how he debated putting Greta into TIFF’s midnight horror series. He mentioned how...

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If Beale Street Could Talk – Movie Review

If Beale Street Could Talk – R Release Date: Fri 30 Nov 2018 Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) directs this film starring KiKi Layne as Tish, a woman fighting to prove her fiance Fonny’s (Stephan James)...

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Widows – Movie Review

Widows – R Release Date: Fri 16 Nov 2018 Director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) co-wrote Widows with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. Given that pedigree, it should come as no surprise that...

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