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.
In "Avengers: Age of Ultron", the team of superheroes battles a malevolent artificial intelligence known as Ultron

Age of Excess – a review of Avengers: Age of Ultron

Much-anticipated sequel to the 2012 blockbuster in theatres now.
Madonna performing at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards: "The disgusting comments towards her age and behaviour at the Grammys in February were some of the most regressive made towards a woman in recent memory." (Photo: Kevin Mazur)

Living in a Material World

Madonna fights back against ageism and sexism in the entertainment industry.
Richard Madden as Prince Charming and Lily James as Cinderella in Disney's live-action remake of the classic fairy tale

Living For Love – a review of Cinderella

Disney's latest incarnation of the classic fairy tale is magical.
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in "Fifty Shades of Grey", which film reviewer Elliott Burton describes as a "turgid, alienating mess"

Fifty Shades of No

A review of the film adaptation of E.L. James's erotic bestseller.

Private lives and public personas – a review of Jupiter Ascending

Muddled and incoherent film could be an allegory for consumerist culture or for transgender visibility.
In "Nightcrawler", number 10 on Elliott's list, Rene Russo steals the show as a fearsome veteran producer at a crumbling tabloid news channel

Life Imitating Art: The Best of 2014

Elliott Burton's favourite film and television productions of the last year
In Sony Pictures' The Interview, James Franco plays a smug celebrity talk show host whose producer (Seth Rogen) secures an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. The CIA then recruits the pair to assassinate the North Korean leader.

The Thirst is Real – A review of The Interview

Slightly above-average "bro comedy" is an undeserving symbol of free speech debate
The 11th annual ReFrame International Film Festival runs from Friday, January 23 to Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Peterborough

Celebrating the documentary at ReFrame Film Festival

Peterborough's international film festival returns for its 11th year in January 2015.
Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the latest installment of the blockbuster young adult franchise

Tabloid Jungle: a review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Some great ideas but third installment of franchise doesn't stand on its own.
A scene from Interstellar, where the exploratory team lands a water planet whose proximity to a black hole slows down the passage of time

Cosmic Monopoly – A review of Interstellar

Challenging concepts of gravity and relativity disguise an above-average action film.

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