Month: September 2015

TIFF Review: HIGH-RISE Is A Rare Gonzo Beast

When a movie opens with its lead eating a neighbourhood dog amidst the post-apocalyptic ruins of a destroyed apartment building you know you’re in for an unconventional time. When that movie stars mainstream (anti-)hero Tom Hiddleston (best known as Loki from Thor) then it’s also bound to inspire strong reactions from mixed crowds, as it did at TIFF this year when it prompted walkouts during its premiere.  (more…)

The James Bond Rewatch: LICENCE TO KILL (1989)

Leaning into Dalton’s darker portrayal and piggybacking on 80’s action movie trends, Licence to Kill may be the most un-Bondlike film yet and is certainly the most violent.