Arnold Schwarzenegger

Geek Hard Podcast: Episode 266

On this episode we review Terminator Genisys and we also talk with Toronto comic writer Conor McCreery of Kill Shakespeare: The Backstage Edition Volume 1 and more.

Terminator Genisys Review

Terminator Genisys is a passable little piece of schlocky nostalgia, the most charming part of which is the big wink we get from Arnie who is clearly enjoying himself.

Maggie Review

Maggie plays around with zombie movie tropes and has some good performances, but that's overshadowed by a dingy aesthetic and the cliches they didn't manage to avoid.

The Expendables 3 Review

Arguably the best film of the franchise The Expendables 3 takes a lighter, sillier tone than its predecessors to deliver some passable action movie fun.

Home Entertainment Review: Sabotage

Sabotage (David Ayer, 2014) – There’s an interesting problem with Sabotage that most films never quite suffer from. Once you go through the few supplemental features on the film’s Blu-Ray (which was not made available to press and I had to go out and buy on my own), you’ll get wind that there was a […]

CONTEST: See THE EXPENDABLES 3 in Select Cities!

Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of The Expendables 3 in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, or Vancouver on Thursday, August 14th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films!

News Shelf: 3/1/14

To wrap up the week, we talk about some places in Toronto where you can get together to watch the Oscars tomorrow, we look ahead to next week's Canadian Screen Awards, we look at two TIFF Bell Lightbox series about books and food on film, and talk a little bit about how TIFF's Paul Verhoeven retrospective is just starting to get really good.

Escape Plan Review

One third of the Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger team up Escape Plan is a decent popcorn action flick. The other two thirds are fairly abysmal. Fortunately, the good section is the middle hour of the film, meaning it’s a perfect film to watch on TV right after you missed the opening 30 minutes and right before you have to take off to be somewhere.

Contest: See ESCAPE PLAN Across Canada!

Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of Escape Plan - starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger - on Thursday, October 17th in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, or Vancouver, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films.

May’s Blu-Ray Round-up

In this month's round-up of the best in home entertainment we look at wartime classic The Great Escape, the little known Sam Raimi/Coen Brothers team-up Crimewave, the criminally underrated Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle The Last Stand, Jackie Chan's Police Story films, the cult favourite Repo Man, Spalding Gray's Swimming to Cambodia, and Godard's Band of Outsiders.