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VIFF Quick Reviews: Guest of Honour, In the Tall Grass, Burning​ Cane, and Hard-Core

Posted by Matthew on October 08, 2019
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VIFF 2019

The Film Festival is a busy time and I want to make sure that every film gets its due so in an effort to catch up here are quick review of four films I saw at VIFF but hadn’t had enough time to write about.

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‘Wonder Woman’ Review: DC made a good movie and I am SO HAPPY

Posted by Matthew on June 03, 2017
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It’s been a long four years since Man of Steel premiered and started the new DCEU shared universe. It has been a universe of muted colours and asshole heroes, and one that has been hard to be optimistic about future entries in, but I am happy to report that Wonder Woman is a great movie and that you should definitely see it.

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Review: The Theory of Everything

Posted by Matthew on November 14, 2014
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Felicity Jones + Eddie Redmayne / The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything has all the right ingredients to be a major award contender. It’s a period set drama that has happened within our lifetimes, it has some great talent in the main roles, and it’s about a world-famous scientist who everyone loves. Sometimes a film comes together to be more than the sum of its ingredients. Other times, like this time, it doesn’t.

The Theory of Everything isn’t bad though, it’s just that it suffers from all the problems that biopics tend to suffer from and the two great central performances aren’t quite enough to elevate the film above that.

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First Trailer – The Theory of Everything

Posted by Katherine on August 08, 2014
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Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones star as Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane and how they met in University.  Until this moment I hadn’t heard about this movie, or known much about Hawking’s life before the Hawking we all think of today.  It’s being released in the US on November 7th.  I’m putting it at a dark horse Oscar contender for best actor.

Also starring David Thewlis (Harry Potter), Emily Watson (Punch-Drunk Love), Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire) & Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones).

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