Phil Brown

Phil Brown is a Toronto-based film critic and entertainment journalist who contributes ramblings about film, comedy, and other pop culture obsessions to websites and publications like Dork Shelf, The Toronto Star, NOW Magazine, The Globe And Mail, C&G Magazine, Fangoria, Rue Morgue, High Def Digest, and others. He’s also appeared on CTV and made a variety of podcast and radio appearances to help delay his inevitable typing-related carpal tunnel syndrome.

Articles by Phil Brown:

  • November 20, 2018

    Blu-ray Review: Pixar’s Incredibles 2

    The Movie After 14 long years, Brad Bird and company (ie Pixar) finally delivered that sequel to The Incredibles that everyone was clamouring for. On every superficial level, it was a rousing success. The film went on to gross over a billion dollars and presumably sold plenty of candy coloured superhero merchandise for Disney as […]

  • TIFF 2018 Halloween Review Featured
    October 17, 2018

    Halloween Review

    David Gordon Green’s Halloween is easily the best movie to feature Michael Myers since the 1978 original. Yes, it is that good.

  • ant man and the wasp
    October 16, 2018

    Ant-Man and The Wasp Blu-ray Review

    Ant-Man and the Wasp is not destined to be much more than a footnote in the history of Marvel Studios, but the Blu-ray/Digital release, like the movie itself, is an absolute blast.

  • TIFF 2018 Halloween Review Featured
    September 23, 2018

    Fantastic Fest 2018: Halloween Review

    David Gordon Green’s Halloween is easily the best movie to feature Michael Myers since the 1978 original. Yes, it is that good.

  • TIFF 2018 The Predator Review
    September 13, 2018

    The Predator Review

    The Predator is a thrilling romp filled with more than enough bloody kills, dripping entrails, pretty explosions, zingy one-liners, and gearshift shocks to please the midnight monster movie crowd as much as a Friday day multiplex audience.

  • Avengers: Infinity War Character Deaths
    August 14, 2018

    Avengers: Infinity War Blu-ray Review

    Avengers: Infinity War, the mega Marvel crossover that made fans squeal with delight and children cry uncontrollably, finally makes its way on to Blu-ray this week. It’s a stellar disc, but don’t expect any hints and leaks about the forthcoming Infinity War sequel!

  • May 15, 2018

    Black Panther Blu-ray Review

    Black Panther hits Blu-ray today so it’s time to take another look at this cultural phenomenon and extras those who buy it will be rewarded with.

  • March 27, 2018

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blu-Ray Review

    Haters be damned, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a worthy instalment in this evolving franchise, and Disney has just put out a fully loaded disc to reward all its fans.

  • Death of Stalin
    March 16, 2018

    The Death Of Stalin Review

    The Death of Stalin is probably the finest and funniest political satire since the last time Armando Iannucci pointed his poison pen at the subject

  • March 6, 2018

    Thor: Ragnarok Blu-ray Review

    Thor: Ragnarok, one of the best and biggest surprises of 2017, lands on Blu-ray today with loads of fun extras. Read our full Blu-ray review!