Authors Articles by Elliott Burton

Articles by Elliott Burton

Elliott Burton
59 Articles
Elliott Burton is a critic and columnist who is committed to creating and expanding film awareness. He is also an accomplished mixed-media artist who graduated from PCVS's Integrated Arts Program. Elliott lives and plays in Peterborough. You can follow Elliott on Twitter at @ElliottAnger.
A love letter to the supernatural classics of the '80s, the wildly popular Netflix original series "Stranger Things" tells the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air (photo: Netflix)

8 nostalgic offerings on Netflix

Reviewer Elliott Burton's top picks for films with pre-millennial settings.
The U.S. government recruits a team of dangerous incarcerated supervillains for a top-secret mission, with Adam Beach as Slipknot, Ian Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Karen Fukuhara as Katana, Joel Kinnamen as Rick Flag, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Will Smith as Deadshot, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc, and Jay Hernandez as Diablo

Squad goals – a review of Suicide Squad

Latest franchise movie from DC Comics universe is uneven and toneless but has its moments.
Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones are the all-female Ghostbusters team in this remake of the iconic '80s film in theatres now

Hex and the City – a review of Ghostbusters

The internet wanted it to fail, but all-female remake of iconic '80s film is actually good.
An unrecognizable Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse, the godlike supermutant who wants to destroy humanity in "X-Men: Apocalypse"

False idols – a review of X-Men: Apocalypse

Latest installment of superhero franchise brilliantly returns to social justice roots
Emily Blunt as Freya and Charlize Theron as Ravenna in "Huntsman: Winter's War"

Happily never after – a review of Huntsman: Winter’s War

Perplexing prequel to 2012's "Snow White and the Huntsman" opens in theatres on April 22.
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" opened in theatres for the Easter Weekend

American Gladiators – a review of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Director Zack Snyder fails spectacularly with his attempt to expand DC Comics film franchise.
Despite Oscar-worthy performances by black actors, white actors again dominate the coveted acting nominations at the 2016 Academy Awards

Minority Report

Hollywood's lack of diversity reflects broader cultural and social issues.
"The Hateful Eight", Quentin Tarantino's eighth film, opened in theatres on December 31, 2015

The Eighth Wonder – a review of The Hateful Eight

Jennifer Jason Leigh steals the show in Quentin Tarantino's eighth film
2015's sleeper hit "Straight Outta Compton" tells the story of the rise and fall of N.W.A., the influential gangster rap group from Compton in California whose members included Ice Cube and Dr. Dre

Top 10 picks from 2015 for the film connoisseur

An eclectic mix of popular, foreign, and independent films from the past year.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens", the seventh film in the franchise, opened in theatres on December 18, 2015

Back to Reality – a spoiler-free review of The Force Awakens

Triumphant reboot of beloved Star Wars franchise recovers wit and optimism of original trilogy.

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