Liam

Working in the industry in Toronto, Ontario, hoping to make movies! On here to share my opinions and my love of film :)

Favorite films

  • La La Land
  • Kick-Ass
  • Pogey Beach
  • Trainspotting

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  • Unabomber: In His Own Words

    ★★½

  • Leonor Will Never Die

    ★★★★

  • Sins of Our Mother

    ★★★★

  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

    ★★★★½

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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★★

    I used to say I really liked to be alone, and then I started to hate it. I realized over time though that I really don't mind being alone because it's when I feel safest and most myself. But what I really love is being alone with another lonely person. That's something this film manages to portray in a better way than I could ever put into words. I know that sounds paradoxical but I know people that share the…

  • Spider-Man 2

    Spider-Man 2

    ★★★★★

    I love this movie. There is no other movie that can take me back to my childhood the way this can. And believe it or not, it's films like the original Spider-Man trilogy that remind me why representation in film is so important.

    I spent so much of my childhood pretending I could climb up walls and shoot webs from my wrist, because I saw myself in Peter Parker more than any other character in film. The nerdy skinny white…

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  • After Blue (Dirty Paradise)

    After Blue (Dirty Paradise)

    ★★★

    TIFF 2021 Film 4: After Blue (Dirty Paradise)

    What a bonkers movie! My praise to every department for the stellar work they put in. Everything is top notch from the sets, to costumes, to lighting, to props; everything on screen builds a beautifully toxic environment. All of the effects were done in camera as part of Mandico’s Incoherence discipline of filmmaking, something our wonderful TIFF Midnight Madness host explained to us before the film. All of this is let down…

  • Moonfall

    Moonfall

    ★★★★★

    What is there left to say when the film has said it all? A triumph of high concept sci-fi filmmaking, Moonfall dares to make humanity the aliens of the story and show us the limitless potential of our species. For what is the meaning of life if not to simply continue living? Are we a tiny speck in the grand scheme of things, or are we the missing piece it takes to save existence as we know it? These are the questions you are left to ponder as the credits roll on Moonfall, and what a blessing it is to ponder such questions.