Gets You There

The movies have a lot of power - social. Historical. Emotional. That’s probably my favourite one. Not a lot beats the thrill of forging an emotional connection to characters and events, especially fictional ones; not a lot beats forging that emotional connection to a movie itself, the sum of all its parts. And some much more …

Run Rabbit Run

When trying to figure out what, exactly, about Get Out I wanted to write about once I’d seen it, I did some thinking and I did some note making and I did quite a bit of reading. The obvious angle to take is on the blisteringly intelligent racial commentary; in the past couple of hours I’ve read …

Rated R

That’s a question a lot of articles seem to be framing as an answer - Logan couldn’t have happened without Deadpool. I see the argument. Deadpool reminded Fox there’s a potentially money-spinningly large audience out there for mature superhero fare. I understand that the risk Deadpool took, positing R-rated material into the popular sub-genre of the superhero …