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

Dredd Review

It might not be too debatable that Dredd 3D works as a more faithful introduction to the cult comic lawman from the future than the character’s Sylvester Stallone vehicle from 1995, but it’s not better by much.

Interview: Alex Garland

We talk to Dredd writer Alex Garland about his life long love affair with Britain's favourite futuristic judge, jury, and executioner and his trial and error process of finding the perfect story to tell.

See DREDD 3D in OTTAWA, WINNIPEG, or HALIFAX!

Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to see an advance screening of the TIFF opening Midnight Madness film Dredd 3D when it debuts in Ottawa, Winnipeg, or Halifax on Thursday, September 20th from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films!

Dredd Adds Lena Headey

Director Pete Travis’s (Vantage Point) next theatrical venture, Dredd, just welcomed another cast member to the upcoming comic reboot. The Playlist confirms that Lena Headey (300, Game of Thrones) will be playing the main antagonist in the film. Dredd is based on the popular British comic book character Judge Dredd, created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra.