Movies

Want to know what we think of the week’s theatrical releases, the latest movie trailers,or your favourite cinematic franchises? This archive collects all our movie reviews, trailer dissections, and film retrospectives. If you would like us to review a specific film or movie trailer, please write us here.


Star Trek into Darkness (2013)

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Don’t let the more supercilious Trekkies fool you: the reason we still celebrate the original Star Trek series nearly fifty years after its inception has little to do with high-minded... [ More ]

Now You See Me (2013)

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The success of a heist movie is predicated on one notion: our longing to be the smartest person in the room. The thrill of a perfectly executed robbery can outshine any 3-D digital effect, Michael Bay explosion, or gratuitous... [ More ]

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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With Disney, Sony, and Warner Bros all branching out their comics licenses into multi-property blockbuster series, it comes as no surprise that Fox would want to give its own funny book franchise, X-Men, a unique twist to make... [ More ]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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In my retrospective of Marvel Phase One, I expressed concerns over the studio delivering the same cookie-cutter blockbuster four times a year. To their credit... [ More ]

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

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Some of you may recall that I liked Divergent (2014) if not for its hackneyed plot, then for its world building. The film fully committed to Veronica Roth’s vision of a society divided in... [ More ]