Candid Cinema

  • Honey Boy Review

    Honey Boy Review

    Alma Har’el’s Honey Boy is a true masterpiece. Whether you go into this film blindly, or go into it knowing Shia LaBeouf, the tale of a child, who deals with the abuse from a parent is universal. The emotional gravitas stems from the anger and pain felt from the beginning of the film, where Alma first introduces…

  • The Two Popes Review

    The Two Popes Review

    Fernando Meirelles gave Netflix a masterpiece about the human condition, politics and Catholicism in the most beautifully shot film of the year.  Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins put on an acting clinic and had wonderful chemistry w each other. They embodied their characters and made sure to dive into their backstories. The world has only…

  • Endings, Beginnings Review

    Endings, Beginnings Review

    This was my first Drake Doremus film and I fell in love with the way he explored the human condition with the flaws they have. This film is really special because it deals with the honesty of how complicated love and relationships can be. Everyone believes that there is this one perfect person out there, who…

  • Seberg Review

    Seberg Review

    Jean Seberg was a very intriguing person. She was determined, empathetic and strong-willed. She wanted to be remembered for a piece of activism, rather than having her name in lights, as an actress. Jean Seberg was a well-rounded human being and wanted to do more for the world because she witnessed the corruption. Jean Seberg went…

  • The Friend Review (World Premiere)

    The Friend Review (World Premiere)

    This film beautifully captures the journey of life. There can be moments that can be absolutely devastating or moments that will stay in our minds as the happiest of memories. Many people go through different struggles and The Friendshows all those obstacles.  It’s a true story centred around cancer and how it can affect everyone surrounded…