Alex Garland

Annihilation Review

Alex Garland's new sci-fi thriller Annihilation has a lot going for it – from a strong cast to stunning visuals – but it ultimately feels lacking in some ways.

Home Entertainment: Ex Machina Review

Ex Machina is a slick new take on the A.I. conundrum almost as old as the Sci-Fi genre itself. It gets the treatment it deserves in this new Blu-ray bursting with extras.

Ex Machina Review

Ex Machina is a high concept film about genius, obsession, lust, love, and violence. It’s a sci-fi thriller in an Asimovian vein, delving deeply into notions of identity while remaining accessible and entertaining.

20 Sleeper Hits You Can Rent for Free from Bay Street Video

Our film editor was asked to contribute to a list of dozens of "sleeper hits" that can currently be rented free of charge from Bay Street Video in Toronto. Given the vague definition of the term, here is why he chose his films on the list and gives recommendations for other films to pair alongside the free rentals.

This Week in DVD: 1/8/13

As we dig out from piles of new releases from before and after the holiday season, we take looks at the home video releases for Looper, Frankenweenie, Cosmopolis, Dredd, Pitch Perfect, Compliance, The Words, Hit and Run, and season one of Anger Management