Halloween is only days away, and what better way to celebrate the occasion with a bevy of horror films at this year’s iteration of Monster Fest?
The Shape of Water is a flamboyant fantasy yet deeply human; old-fashioned yet profoundly modern; filmed with a palate preferring murky, oceanic greens yet somehow bursting with light and life.
Hidden Figures, the story of three black, female mathematicians making history in the sixties, is one hell of a crowd-pleaser.
On the surface, Insurgent appears to be a substantial upgrade to Divergent. The cast is fleshed out with the likes of Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer, we’ve got a new director (Robert Schwentke, responsible for The Time Traveller’s Wife and, uh, R.I.P.D.) and we’ve even moved to the third dimension. Visually, we’ve definitely stepped things…