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Casey Affleck

A Ghost Story (2017)

Expectations of David Lowery’s A Ghost Story before embarking on the picture, to most, are that of a horror story, but this tender circle of eternity love story couldn’t be further from the normal perception of a horror story. The horror…

TIFF 2016 Round-up

After a week and a half and hundreds of films, TIFF has come to an end. Taxi drivers can stop complaining about the forced pedestrianisation of King Street, the queue in Tim Hortons near the main venue will return to normal, and Toronto…

Interstellar (2014)

After finishing his successful and acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy, Christopher Nolan had a point to prove to fans and critics: that he can step out of his tenure and revisit the noir style that made his name.  In his most ambitious feature…

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

There's an okay script here, decent enough direction from Scott Cooper, and some great performances from all of the main cast members, but Out Of The Furnace just can't do enough to make it feel like anything other than a gender-flipped…

ParaNorman (2012)

In this very sweet and enjoyably macabre stop-motion animated movie, Norman Babcock (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) sees dead people. They're all around him and he's not scared by them one bit. Sadly, nobody else believes him and he's picked…

Tower Heist (2011)

Initially developed as an African American take on Ocean's Eleven, that's all you need to know about Tower Heist in a nutshell. It's a pale imitation of better movies, some of them being heist movies and some of them being comedies. It's…