Articles by Patrick Fenton

About Patrick Fenton (40 Articles)
<p>Mohawk College graduate in Journalism. Movieaholic with an insatiable thirst for those elusive good science fiction movies. If I can get my lazy bones off the couch, it’s to go skiing.</p>

Sausage Party

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Sausage Party' pulls no punches, and despite a non-stop barrage of humour, the story never feels lost or half-assed." [...]

The BFG

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

"It’s been a while since Steven Spielberg has made a family movie, and his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 'The BFG' is perhaps his best family film since 'E.T.'" [...]

Free State of Jones

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Director Gary Ross takes an exciting story about a man standing up against tyranny and squeezes in so many lessons... about equality that the whole film loses its way." [...]

The Do-Over

June 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Sandler is still devoid of the goofy charm that made him so popular all those years ago, and as the straight man, Spade has nothing to work off of." [...]

Green Room

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Green Room' delivers a well-scripted horror flick with plenty of tension and believable nut-bags..." [...]

Zootopia

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

"While it didn't have the emotional resonance of recent the Oscar winner 'Frozen' nor Disney/Pixars' 'Inside Out', 'Zootopia' is a fun movie with a good message..." [...]

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom' does an adequate job of telling the story of a people’s revolution from the people’s point of view, but as a documentary it could have done more to relate the events and their importance to an outsider." [...]

The Hateful Eight

January 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'The Hateful Eight' uses Tarantino’s skill-box to tell a great story. His trademark bloodshed and deep talking work really well in this case, but if you’re not a fan of Tarantino or westerns there isn’t anything here for you." [...]
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