2017



Gobsmacked and stricken mute. That’s how the audience I shared the latest Darren Aronofsky film with was as the end credits rolled. Having just experienced a piece of art like that, I’m not really surprised. A beautifully filmed story that leaves itself open to interpretation, it will leave you shaken […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: mother! 2017 dir. Darren Aronofsky




Comedy sequels rarely work. Sports comedy sequels even more rarely. So when it was announced that Jay Baruchel would be directing the sequel to one of my favorite comedies from the last 5 years, GOON, I was torn. Yes, we’d have more Doug “The Thug” Glatt and crew, but was […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS 2017 dir. Jay ...


Note to self: When moving across country, it probably isn’t the wisest to decide on covering a film festival. Here we are, almost a month later, and I still need to share what I thought about the lovely Fantasia Film Festival. I wasn’t able to cover nearly enough films due […]

Fantasia Festival Round Up


As humans, we are all individuals striking out in our own directions, but deep down, we all have the same basic needs for survival. Abraham Maslow defined these things as the hierarchy of needs, and when things steer us away from our chosen destination, this hierarchy has a tendency to […]

FANTASIA FILM FEST REVIEW: SEQUENCE BREAK




One theme that I keep seeing pop up throughout media is a person having to make a choice that is antithetical to their core beliefs in order to help out or even save a loved one. We see this in dramas on television such as Breaking Bad, even comedies like […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: AARON’S BLOOD 2017 dir. Tommy Stovall


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The day to day life of a barista is a pain in the ass as it is. Throw in a cheating boyfriend, a female stalker, and a growing pile of bodies somehow all attached to you, things look a little dire. That’s just the case for poor Iris in Derek […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: DARK IRIS 2017 dir. Derek Talib



Zygosity is the science of determining the difference between identical and fraternal twins or other multiple births. ZYGOSITY also happens to be a Canadian neo-giallo that is the feature film debut of director Graham M. Sheppard, about a twin trying to find out the truth behind her identical sister’s murder.

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: ZYGOSITY 2017 dir. Graham M. Sheppard