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.
Gone Girl opened in theatres on October 3. As the news ticker on the the movie poster suggests, the film is not only a whodunnit but also a commentary on the media age.

Men Who Hate Women – A review of Gone Girl

Anti-date movie is a supremely pertinent discourse on gender roles in the total media age.
Reese Witherspoon plays Cheryl Strayed in the film adaption of Strayed's bestselling memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" (photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Wild at Heart – A review of the film “Wild”

Jean-Marc Vallée's latest film is based on Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir.
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For opened in theatres on August 22, 2014

Monochromatic Monotony – A review of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Inventive visuals and strong performances by female leads offset the gratuitous violence.
Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), and Drax (Dave Bautista) in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Comic Brutality – A review of Guardians of the Galaxy

At times exhilarating but kid-unfriendly space opera mixes comedy and violence.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opened in theatres on July 11

Human After All – A review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Shattering effects and troubling commentary on the state of our current political unrest.
"Maleficent" opened in theatres on May 30, 2014

Potions and Privilege

A review of "Maleficent", Disney's dark remake of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale.

Second-Class Citizens

A review of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"
The latest remake of Godzilla opened in theatres on May 16, 2014

Atlas Collapsed

A review of the latest remake of "Godzilla"
Concierge M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) and his protege bellboy Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori). Expect to see bellboy costumes aplenty at any hip dress-up party you're attending in the next two years.

The Danger of the Reference

A review of Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel".
"Noah" opened in theatres on March 28th

Biblical Mirage

A review of the film "Noah"

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