As TIFF 2012 finishes up its first weekend, our ongoing coverage looks at The Master, To the Wonder, High Park on Hudson, End of Watch, Aftershock, Sightseers, The Crimes of Mike Recket, No One Lives, and Midnight's Children.
Since we don't get days off on weeks like this, here's part five of our TIFF 2012 coverage with looks at The Place Beyond the Pines, Seven Psychopaths, Hotel Transylvania, A Royal Affair, Thermae Romae, Smashed, Rebelle, and Laurence Anyways.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the worst of movies... it was the worst of movies.
Enter to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of The Words in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, or Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 5th at 7:00pm from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.
Pitched somewhere between 70s exploitation lovers-on-the-run movies, Burt Reynold’s highway comedies, and a 90s wise-cracking crime movie, Hit and Run works largely thanks to the chemistry of writer-director-editor-star Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell, but its budgetary and technical limitations sometimes bring it down.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of the comedy Hit and Run in Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Halifax on Wednesday, August 22nd at 7:00pm from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.
Limitless is a story about smart people who make bad choices that turn them into even smarter people, who then make worse choices. It’s a light, well-made action-thriller about kickass unearned power and privilege, which brings the fun but never quite shows us the dark side that it keeps threatening to.