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James Callan ★★★
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Michael Sicinski ★★½ 1
This is a curiously vapid movie, in the sense that anytime conflict could arise, the film short-circuits it, not so much to avoid a tonal rupture as to stay…
Jeremy Heilman ★★ 1
Half-star bonus because I have the throw pillow that the lady used to smother her baby on my sitting room couch.
Michael Sicinski ★★½
My capsule review for Cinema Scope's TIFF coverage:
In describing the histrionic performances that tend to nab Oscars, Mike D’Angelo has noted that voters and juries often mistake “most…
Michael Sicinski ★★★½
Kabwita has 15 bags of charcoal precariously strapped to his bicycle.
He must travel 50 km to the city to sell his charcoal at the market.
While taking a…
Victor Morton ★★★★½ 1
A QUIET PASSION (Terence Davies, Britain, 2017) 9 R
On second view, A QUIET PASSION (a title that could not unreasonably be paraphrased A LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK) transparently…
sjl ★★★★ 2
Let's break this down....
Tom is a somewhat shallow but talented man who is actively self-aware and engaged in his chosen profession. His journalistic instincts are sound and compassionate and…
Michael Sicinski ★★★ 8
I miss the old Kiyoshi. The can't-be-sold Kiyoshi. Back in the fold Kiyoshi. That was the bold Kiyoshi. Remember Cure Kiyoshi? That wasn't your Kiyoshi? 'Cause that was my…
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