Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022) – a dark, twisted, and mesmerizing modern classic

I have to admit that I could barely remember if I’ve seen any adaptation of Pinocchio. It’s odd I know, considering how many incarnations there are, whether animated or live-action. There are varied interpretations of this classic fable based on the children’s novel by Italian writer Carlo Collodi, but what’s consistent is that he’s constructed …

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FlixChatter Review: Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

Can’t believe it’s been seven years since George Miller directed one of my fave movies in the past decade, Mad Max: Fury Road. I love the visual style of Fury Road and Three Thousand Years of Longing is yet another visual feast from the Australian filmmaker. Miller and his own daughter Augusta Gore co-wrote the …

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FlixChatter Review: The French Dispatch (2021)

For some reason I had missed this film when it was released last Fall, and I kind of forgotten about it until it arrived on HBO Max this weekend. I’m not a die-hard Wes Anderson fan, after all I haven’t seen Isle of Dogs yet, but I enjoyed Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, and The …

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Thursday Movie Picks 2021: Oscar Winners Edition – Best Supporting Actor + Best Supporting Actress

The Thursday Movie Picks blogathon was spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. 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 you're up to it one of each. This Thursday's theme is... …

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FlixChatter Review: The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020)

I had been wanting to see this since this film came out last Fall in the UK. Its US release was supposed to be in May this year, but of course it was delayed due to Covid-19. Well, it was well worth the wait! Confession: I’m actually not that familiar with this Charles Dickens’ classic (the …

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New Trailer + Poster Spotlight: Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

Something super fun just arrived in my inbox today! I was in the middle of a rather long, tedious training for my new job, but upon opening this email, a huge smile formed on my face! Ooooh!! I absolutely adore this poster, I wish I could have it to hang on my wall right now! …

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FlixChatter Review – Dead Don’t Die (2019)

Written & Directed by: Jim Jarmusch In The Dead Don't Die, the quiet small town of Centerville is thrown into chaos as the dead begin rising from their graves and feasting on the citizens' flesh. The few police in town (Bill Murray's Chief Cliff Robertson, Adam Driver's Officer Ronnie Peterson, and Chloe Sevigny's Officer Mindy …

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