TIFF 2018: Destroyer

Destroyer features a strong performance from actress Nicole Kidman but its storytelling decisions might prevent some from truly enjoying the film. LAPD detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) remains haunted by events from years earlier while working undercover.  One day while at the office, Bell becomes the recipient of mail containing dyed money.  She knows then and there that gangster Silas (Toby Kebbell) is back in town.  She’s hell-bent on finding him after what happened years earlier…

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The Hurricane Heist: One of 2018’s Worst Films

Largely forgotten, The Hurricane Heist will go down in history as one of the worst films to have been released in 2018. A quick prologue introduces us to Will and Breeze Rutledge in Alabama during the height of Hurricane Andrew in 1992.  They get traumatized forever by seeing their dad being killed instantly by a water tank.  As the house collapses on top of them, there’s no time to mourn his loss because we cut to…

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Kong: Skull Island reboots King Kong in great fashion

Kong: Skull Island takes us back to the Vietnam War era to reboot everyone’s favorite gigantic primate. It may not match the original classic but the fast-paced story holds its own. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) from a screenplay written by Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly with the story by John Gatins, it’s not a movie that makes us wait a while for King Kong in the same way…

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