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Kielan Ellis

Stan & Ollie – A Charming Biopic

John C. Reilly was great, but a Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon version of this movie would have been a cinematic masterpiece.

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The Kid Who Would Be King – A Flat Children’s Epic (Early Review)

Edgar Wright tweeted this on January 7th: “It’s witty and inventive and has a dash of “Time Bandits” irreverence. You will enjoy.” This is the first time I’ve disagreed with you Edgar….

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Best and Worst Films of 2018

You’ve seen other writers make their picks now last but certainly not least, it’s my turn so without further ado, here are my personal picks for the top 10 best and worst films of 2018 (along with some honorable/dishonorable mentions).

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2018 Year In Review (Genre Films)

2018 was a great year for genre films…sometimes. In any given year, they can be a mixed bag with some years faring better than others. So without further ado, here are my picks for the 5 best and worst genre films of 2018.

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2018 Year In Review (Drama)

As every year before it, 2018 was chalk full of dramatic films; some good, some great, and some terrible. Here are my picks for the 5 best and worst dramas of 2018.

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2018 Award Season Predictions (Directing, Acting and Picture)

Its the most wonderful time of the year – awards season! The Golden Globe nominations are soon to be upon us, as well as the Oscars, Critics Choice and many others! As the worldwide community of cinephiles prepares to be outraged and validated as their favorite movies are picked and snubbed, we should take a moment to realize that there is one thing that brings all fans of film together – we’re all very confident in our opinions. Now it’s time for the big categories, the ones that are reserved for the end of the night, when people put down the champagne and pay a bit more attention. Here are our official predictions for the directing, acting, and best picture categories of the 2018 award season.

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2018 Award Season Predictions (Writing, Cinematography, and Music)

Its the most wonderful time of the year – awards season! The Golden Globe nominations are soon to be upon us, as well as the Oscars, Critics Choice and many others! As the worldwide community of cinephiles prepares to be outraged and validated as their favorite movies are picked and snubbed, we should take a moment to realize that there is one thing that brings all fans of film together – we’re all very confident in our opinions. So, with that being said, here are our official predictions for the writing, cinematography, and musical categories of the 2018 award season. Continue reading “2018 Award Season Predictions (Writing, Cinematography, and Music)”

2018 Award Season Predictions (Technicals)

Its the most wonderful time of the year – awards season! The Golden Globe nominations are soon to be upon us, as well as the Oscars, Critics Choice and many others! As the worldwide community of cinephiles prepares to be outraged and validated as their favorite movies are picked and snubbed, we should take a moment to realize that there is one thing that brings all fans of film together – we’re all very confident in our opinions. So, with that being said, here are our official predictions for the technical categories of the 2018 award season.

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I’m a “SERIOUS” Actor

With the release of Can You Ever Forgive Mewe will be witness to Melissa McCarthy making a leap to a significant dramatic role. There have been numerous other instances of this comedian turned serious actor formula – so in honour of McCarthy’s new forray, here are my 5 favourite examples of funny actors in serious roles (in no particular order).

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