Explore a selection of my criticism and reviews below.

MANIFF Review: Lost Transmissions (2020)

“I just don’t see you being a cog in a big machine” – Theo Ross (Simon Pegg)

Films have the ability to transport us to fantastical realms, to spaces and places that appear aesthetically and narratively detached from our reality – worlds that feel completely unlike our own. But they also can root us in the harshest and grittiest of realities, unsympathetically displaying depictions of suffering, social anxieties and complex subject matter. Katharine O’Brien’s directorial debut, Lost Transmission

Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Anyone anticipating a tell-all biopic crammed with revealing secrets, lewd scandals and profound behind-the-scenes insights will be left bitterly disappointed by A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Much like Morgan Neville’s delightful 2018 documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, this film unearths and explores very little about Fred “Mister” Rogers’ raunchy private life. This is simply because there isn’t one.

Review: Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly (2019)

In the past three years, Travis Scott (Jacques Berman Webster II) has rapidly become one of the world’s most electrifying icons who is as much recognised for the thrilling hysteria he manifests at his concerts as he is for his Grammy-nominated hits. His exhilarating and, at times, extremely honest Netflix documentary film ‘Look Mom I can fly’ manages to capture the very same mosh-pitting mania of his concerts.

Review: The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

If the 2016 adaptation of the hugely popular App store game was something nobody asked for, then a sequel based on an iPhone App, certainly wasn’t and would’ve been inconceivable prior to 2016 (or at least before the original took over $350 million at the box office). But yet this is 2019 – a multimedia, cross-platform age filled with sequels, remakes and everything in between.

Surprisingly, however, I’ll happily concede the sequel is actually wittier and more pleasurable than anyone would’ve e

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