Highlights from TCFF 2017 Opening Night… BREATHE, THE FLORIDA PROJECT & THE YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEN

It's that time of the year again folks! Yep, it's the time when I basically made Showplace ICON at the West End as my second home for the next eleven days. And for the eighth year in a row, Twin Cities Film Fest always opens up with a bang! This year we've got such a …

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FlixChatter Review: Martin Scorsese’ SILENCE (2016)

To close out his trilogy of religious theme film that includes The Last Temptation of Christ and Kundun, Martin Scorsese has spent over 20 years on trying to bring his latest picture to the big screen. Based on the novel by Shusaku Endo and technically a remake of a Japanese film that was directed by …

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FlixChatter Review: Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

It’s been ten years since Mel Gibson's last directed a film; the violent adventure Apocalypto was a mild success for the controversial actor and director. Many thought that film would be a comeback for Gibson, but then his personal life took another controversial hit and he’s been out of the limelight for a few years. …

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FlixChatter Review: 99 Homes (2015)

Right from the moment this film was announced, I was immediately hooked by the timely premise and the cast. Set in Orlando, Florida and loosely based on a real-life events, Andrew Garfield plays a twenty-something single dad Dennis Nash who's been struggling to find decent work as a construction worker. His family gets evicted from his family home where …

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Thursday Movie Picks #53: Science Fiction Movies (No Space/Aliens)

Happy Thursday everyone! This is another entry to the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. Here's the gist: The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if …

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Five for the Fifth: MAY 2015 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Since tonight I will be attending a Christopher Nolan's Conversation …

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Casting News Roundup: Chris Pratt, Rosamund Pike, Keanu Reeves & Mel Gibson + Andrew Garfield

Boy I've been meaning to do a post on casting news but for some reason just never got around to it! Well, I might make this more of a weekend bi-monthly series as there's never a shortage of casting news 😀 Chris Pratt to star in graphic novel adaptation Cowboy Ninja Viking Look at the …

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FlixChatter Review: The Amazing Spiderman

Is this film necessary? It's an inescapable question that plagues this reboot from the start, as it's only a decade ago the first Spider-man film came to the big screen. When the reboot was announced a couple of years ago, the last film of the Sam Raimi Spidey trilogy was only three years old! Yet …

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Weekend Roundup: Never Let Me Go review

Welcome to May, everybody. For having endured a pretty cold and snowy Winter, I'm certainly glad Spring has arrived and Summer is upon us! I was fortunate enough to watch not one but two excellent sci-fi movies this weekend, a genre I like especially if it's the thought-provoking kind. And both Never Let Me Go …

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Scene Spotlight: Spiderman’s Upside Down Kiss

Many of you on Twitter probably have seen the first official photo of Andrew Garfield as Spiderman. In fact, fanboys/girls everywhere were all bursting with geek-gasm yesterday with the release of two major superheroes in their uniform (the other one was Captain America). At first I wasn't too enthused about the upcoming Spiderman reboot, but since …

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