CUFF ’17 Review: Free Fire

Ben Wheatley’s newest film Free Fire features an impressive cast that does their best to liven up the 90 minute shootout. After an arms deal goes bad, the buyers and sellers split up and begin spraying bullets at each other from across an abandoned warehouse. The action takes a backseat to the comedy of the film. Sometimes bordering on slapstick, Free Fire offers witty one liners … Continue reading CUFF ’17 Review: Free Fire

CUFF ’17 Review: The Little Hours

Medieval nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza), and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) lead a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent chafing at monastic routine, spying on one another, and berating the estate’s day labourer. After a particularly vicious insult session drives the peasant away, Father Tommasso (John C. Reilly) brings on new hired hand Massetto (Dave Franco), a virile young servant forced … Continue reading CUFF ’17 Review: The Little Hours

CUFF ’17 Review: Hounds of Love

During the summer of 1987, women are disappearing from the streets of Perth at the hands of serial killer couple John and Evelyn White. Vicki Maloney, an intelligent and charismatic teenager, is spending the weekend at her mother’s house in outer suburbia. After friction between mother and daughter escalates, Vicki defiantly sneaks out to attend a party. En route she is lured into the car of … Continue reading CUFF ’17 Review: Hounds of Love

CUFF ’17 Review: Colossal

After Gloria (Anne Hathaway) loses her job and is kicked out of her boyfriend’s apartment, she leaves her life in New York and moves back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must … Continue reading CUFF ’17 Review: Colossal