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  • The Invitation

    The Invitation

    ★★½

    A whole lot of talking and a whole lot of nothing until it nears the end. This could've been executed much better. Boring dialogue and empty emotions. I think it was trying to be deep and that fell short. Then it crammed as much action into the last portion.

  • Wheels on Meals

    Wheels on Meals

    ★★★½

    Firstly, the food pairing that went with this film was nothing short of amazing. It was such a simple meal in a takeout box (inspired by the film’s Everybody’s Food truck) that burst with flavour. I’ve never heard of Patois Toronto until now but damn if I won’t be making a trip there to eat my heart out.

    Now onto the actual film, Jackie wheeling around on a small skateboard while delivering food was easily the highlight of it all…

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  • Climax

    Climax

    ★★★

    The dance number at the beginning is mesmerizing and I completely entered this new world of booming music, red sangria, and rowdy dancers upon the first few minutes. I’ve never seen anything from Gaspar and from what I’ve heard — it was going to be about dance, sex, and drugs.

    Following this captivating introduction is a whirlwind of violent and drug fueled escapades that carry into the night. The constant sounds of screams are muted by the loud music that…

  • She's Gotta Have It

    She's Gotta Have It

    ★★★

    I haven't seen a black and white film in forever. It seems right for it to be one of Spike Lee's joints when I do. I love the Netflix adaptation of this so I hoped I would feel the same way towards the original. It seems rare to see female sexuality depicted in a way that gives all the power to the woman and isn't a negative reflection of her. I was so happy to see that Opal was present…