Hello, you lovely Collective readers. Do me a favour and paint a mental picture in your head as I tell this story. It’s a snowy Wednesday night in Canada, freezing rain EVERYWHERE. A lone Katie trudges through the wilderness (a parking lot) to get to the movie theatre. It is T-minus 4 days to the […]More
I’ve always been a bit wary of astronaut movies. It isn’t that I have a fear of outer space in the science fiction sense (I’m as big a trekkie as they come), but when it comes to reality? Well, that usually scares the crap out of me. I blame movies like SpaceCamp and You Only Live Twice for […]More
Oscars 2016 Review “The Revenant”: Can Everyone Stop Being Mean To Poor Leonardo DiCaprio Now, Please?
“The Revenant” is one of the most viscerally beautiful movies I have ever seen. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki made the fascinating decision to use natural light almost exclusively throughout the entire film, and it pays off magnificently. The winter light feels almost lazy as it bends around frosty trees and […]More