Pariah

Pariah: 1. A person without status 2. A rejected member of society 3. An outcast Alike is a Brooklyn teenager coming to terms with her identity. Or rather, she knows herself to be gay, but feels how deeply unacceptable that is to the world around her. Her mother is desperate to shape her in her […]

Laggies

Megan panics when her boyfriend of 10 years proposes to her at a friend’s wedding, but really it’s what she’s been waiting for – not so much for the ring, but for someone to just decide for her. With her post-graduate studies complete, she’s still without a job, still waffling on her daddy’s couch when […]

Daddy’s Home 2: A Bad Dads Christmas

I made up the subtitle to this film, but the sentiment stands. Just like A Bad Moms Christmas, Daddy’s Home 2 takes a middling comedy and churns out a sequel that nobody wanted or deserved, and sets it during the holidays just to ruin one more thing while they’re at it. Brad and Dusty are […]

Product Placement

In Rebel Without a Cause, James Dean used an Ace Comb and suddenly every cool teenaged boy in American had to have one, which meant a huge bump in sales for the company. Product placements in movies are way more effective than traditional advertising because when placed within the context of a storyline, we become emotionally […]

The Revenant

Jay: Zohmyfucking god have I ever been waiting a long time to see this movie. Sean: It’s been a very long wait.  This has been one I’ve been looking forward to all year, and the wait has increased my expectations, which were already sky-high! Jay: The premise of this movie is pretty simple: a bunch of frontiersmen are […]

Daddy’s Home

One of the things that made Will Ferrell so great on Saturday Night Live was his versatility. For every out-there cheerleader, there was a guy who drove a Dodge Stratus (for the record, the Dodge Stratus guy is one of my all-time favourites, the cheerleaders, not so much). But even the Dodge Stratus guy ended […]