• June 6, 2022By Federico Bongiorno

    “Top Gun”‘s permanence in the cultural zeitgeist since its 1986 release can be attributed to a plethora of factors — among them, enthralling action scenes with fighter planes as the focus, a powerful soundtrack and leading man Tom Cruise’s ever-present star power (partially fueled by his controversial role in the Church of Scientology). Its sequel

  • March 23, 2022By Natalia Lashley

    Turning Red, directed by Oscar-winner Domee Shi, has truly blown me away. The film is a beautifully heartwarming exploration of love, family and friendship. The main character is Mei, a Chinese-Canadian 13-year-old living in Toronto with her parents in the early 2000s. Mei initially leads a structured life with a rigid schedule and extremely high

  • March 14, 2022By Malik Shaleh

    After the massive heat of the hit film Spider-Man: No Way Home cooled down, Warner Bros Studios finally released their highly anticipated DC superhero film, The Batman. While some may argue there has already been enough interpretation of the cape crusaders on the big screen, director Matt Reeves still offers a uniquely interesting take on

  • February 5, 2022By Maisie Hill

    For years, audiences have loved reliving their favourite celebrities, icons or hero’s lives. We relish seeing how those who are considered ‘icons’ began their careers. However, the morality of a biopic can waver and this is especially the case when the subject of the film cannot have a say on how they are portrayed. To

  • October 13, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    You wake up to a color-graded world, everything is crafted and symmetrical, and you feel nostalgic but don’t know why. There’s only one explanation, isn’t there? You are a character in a Wes Anderson film. Wes Anderson is a filmmaker whose stories champion an individual style that is very much enjoyed and beloved by many,

  • July 21, 2021By Sophia Moore

    The slasher genre is notorious for tired plotlines, mediocre acting and, of course, lots of gore. Reminiscent of the 80s and 90s, slasher flicks have waxed and waned in their popularity over the years, with some finding homes as classics of the horror genre. With the release of the Fear Street trilogy, Netflix is challenging the

  • July 11, 2021By Sophia Moore

    It’s official: Disney’s next animated film Encanto is stunning! With an all-new teaser trailer released on Thursday, July 8th, the hype around the studio’s forthcoming film is beginning to build. Encanto, which has been in the works since 2016, is Disney Animation’s 60th feature film and if the trailer is indicative of what viewers should expect, Encanto is

  • May 25, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Acclaimed writer and director Edgar Wright is back to the big screen with Last Night in Soho, a new psychological horror film slated to hit theaters in October 2021. On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, the film’s first teaser trailer dropped, giving moviegoers a feel for the film. Starring Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, and more,

  • February 26, 2021By Mary Dodys

    Do you really hate old people? So does Marla Grayson. Netflix’s I Care A Lot follows the story of an empowered, young federal caregiver who doesn’t exactly live up to her job description. Rather, she manipulates the legal system and medical records in her favor to gain custody and possession over the elderly and all their belongings, accumulating

  • January 24, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for the 2020 film Soul. Let’s talk about Soul. In short, it’s a typical Pixar Studios feature that talks about simple, lightweight things… you know, like death. And in the familiar Pixar fashion, in addition to telling a story, Soul made sure that it brings an extra something to the table,

  • January 12, 2021By Dafny Flores

    Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment and rape and may be triggering for some readers. This article also contains spoilers for the film Promising Young Woman. Throughout 2020, many films have been put on hold, delayed, or cancelled to help preserve the projection of movie theatres. As we near the award season,

  • November 30, 2020By Sophia Moore

    The highly anticipated Christmas-rom-com Happiest Season dropped Wednesday, November 25th on Hulu. Featuring a star-studded cast and wholesomely inclusive message, Happiest Season is a film to celebrate, to be sure. The movie is breaking barriers by, pardon the pun, coming out as an LGBTQ+ rom-com for the holiday season, actively challenging a genre that has