Zach Gilbert

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The Worst Person in the World: A Love Letter to Lost Souls (TIFF Review)

The Worst Person in the World stands out in the crowded coming-of-age genre thanks to a smart, sensitive script and Renate Reinsve’s poignant lead performance.

The Power of The Dog: Campion’s Cinematic Comeback is a Classic (TIFF Review)

Anchored by a career-best Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog is a methodically paced but masterfully mesmerizing masterwork.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: A Marvel of a Movie (Review)

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings combines compelling characters, awe-inspiring action, and effective emotion to create a stunning superhero spectacle.

Candyman (2021): Stylish Slasher Stunted By Scattered Storytelling (Review)

Candyman (2021) has style to spare in its horror set pieces, but the script is far too cluttered and confusing for its social commentary to land.

Free Guy: Reynolds and Comer Charm in Summer Crowdpleaser (Review)

Free Guy is some of the most fun you’ll have at the theater all summer, complete with a wonderfully charming cast and creativity galore.

The Suicide Squad (Review): James Gunn’s Delightfully Demented Do-Over

The Suicide Squad is the most fun you’ll have at the movies all summer, as James Gunn serves up a gloriously gory and gut-busting superhero spectacle.

The Green Knight: David Lowery’s Arthurian Epic Astounds (Review)

The Green Knight is a mesmerizing and marvelously crafted masterwork from director David Lowery, who effortlessly enlivens the Arthurian legend of yore.

Stillwater: Matt Damon Delivers in Complex Crime Thriller (Review)

Stillwater is so much more than its simple logline would lead you to believe, blending sentimentality with suspense to create a brutally captivating concoction.

Pig: Nicolas Cage is Captivating in Contemplative Drama (Review)

Pig is a solemn yet subtly stirring character study that expertly subverts expectations, elevated by Nicolas Cage’s best performance in nearly two decades.

Black Widow: ScarJo’s Marvel Swan Song is Simply Spectacular (Review)

Black Widow is a fitting finale for star Scarlett Johansson that simultaneously sets up captivating new characters to carry on her legacy.