Anna Swanson

Anna Swanson is a Senior Contributor who hails from Toronto. She can usually be found at the nearest rep screening of a Brian De Palma film.
Bond Movies Ranked By Moment

The James Bond Films Ranked by Their Best Moment

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

Best foot forward, Mr. Bond.

Horror Lists Late Franchise Gems

10 Best Late Franchise Horror Movie Gems

By Anna Swanson 

Because sometimes fourth, or fifth, or sixth, or seventh time’s the charm.

Skyfall Seige Daniel Craig James Bond

James Bond’s Swan Song: Reflections on the Daniel Craig Era

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

The name’s Bond. Blonde Bond.

Barbara Crampton Horror Movies

10 Best Barbara Crampton Horror Movies

By Anna Swanson 

Deadly malls, glowing goop, and vicious home invasions. These are the best films of Barbara Crampton’s iconic career.

Days Of Horror Vampires

10 Best Vampire Movies That Don’t Star Dracula

By Anna Swanson 

Sorry Count, we’re not inviting you to this one.

horror Kids Movies

10 Best Horror Movies You Can Probably Show Your Kids

By Anna Swanson 

We are not liable for nightmares.

Best Supporting Actors Tiff

6 Scene-Stealing Performances at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

Where’d that scene go? Somebody stole it! Quick! Call the cops!

Mia Wasikowska in Bergman Island

TIFF 2021: ‘Bergman Island’ is a Stunner Worthy of its Namesake

By Anna Swanson 

Mia Hansen-Løve delivers an astonishing and personal film about the process of creating an astonishing and personal film.

The Eyes Of Tammy Faye Jessica Chastain

TIFF 2021: ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ is Appropriately Campy and Flawed

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

Extravagant and charming, but with some bumps along the way, this is a biopic befitting its larger-than-life subject.