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.
Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen in the final installment of The Hunger Games franchise

War is Peace: a review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Final film in overlong franchise is satisfying but suffers from gaping plot holes
"Spectre", the latest Bond film starring Daniel Craig as Agent 007, opened in theatres on November 6, 2015

Amused, not stirred – a review of Spectre

Latest Daniel Craig film in Bond franchise in theatres now.
Don't be misled by the trailers: "Crimson Peak" is a gory tale of gothic romance rather than a traditional horror film

Such bloody heights – a review of Crimson Peak

Guillermo Del Toro returns to the silver screen with gory gothic romance.
Matt Damon stars as Mark Watney, a NASA astronaut stranded on Mars and left to his own wits to survive

Lifeless on Mars – a review of The Martian

Elliott says latest effort from director Ridley Scott is "highly disappointing".
The Netflix-produced 2015 documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" is one of Elliott's top picks

The Best of the Rest

Overlooked and underrated offerings on Netflix.
Amy Winehouse, pictured here in performance in at the Eurockéennes Music Festival in 2007, died of alcohol poisoning in 2011 at the age of 27 (photo: Wikimedia)

Addicted to Love – a review of Amy

Documentary doesn't do justice to the genius of late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Written by and starring comedian Amy Schumer, "Trainwreck" opened in theatres on July 17, 2015

Train in Vain – a review of Trainwreck

Amy Schumer reverses gender role stereotypes in entertaining and thoughtful film.
"Terminator Genisys", starring Emilia Clarke and Arnold Schwarzenegger, opened in theatres on July 1, 2015

Fight the future – a review of Terminator Genisys

A wasted opportunity, fourth installment of Terminator franchise lands with a wet thud.
"Jurassic World" opened in theatres on June 12, 2015

No Expense Spared – a review of Jurassic World

Predictable but self-aware continuation of original film is satisfying fun.
"Mad Max: Fury Road" opened in theatres on May 15

The Filth and the Fury – a review of Mad Max: Fury Road

The best action film of the decade has a decidely feminist bent.

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