Film Review: Nightbooks

★★★★ Netflix has fleetingly tackled nearly every holiday in one way or another (both excellent Christmas Chronicles movies from legendary director Christopher Columbus spring to mind instantly), and now with Nightbooks, the streamer sets its sights on Halloween! From Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures, Nightbooks is a twisted family film with horror sensibilities. Love for … Continue reading Film Review: Nightbooks

TIFF 2021: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) Looking for a film with a Burtonesque vision and similarities to 2014’s Big Eyes? The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, based on a true story, will hit the spot. Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays lead Louis Wain, has been receiving raving critic reception for his performance in another TIFF film, The … Continue reading TIFF 2021: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain