Legend hits Blu-ray today, so we took a second look at the film and a first look at its special features.
As we dig out from under the pile of Blu-Ray and DVD releases that have come into the office this month, we take a look at Criterion editions of Soderbergh's underrated King of the Hill and Truffaut's Jules and Jim, Blu-rays for Thor: The Dark World, Nebraska, Wadjda, and Blue is the Warmest Color, and a DVD of the found footage thriller Banshee Chapter.
While it’s undoubtedly going to make a lot of money at the box office thanks to branding and the franchise juggernaut that fuels it, Thor: The Dark World isn’t a good movie. It might appeal to those who live only for credit stingers, plot twists that can be undone mere moments after they happen, or those who enjoy comic book epics indiscriminately, but this really does represent a turning point for the character and the series it now finds itself entrenched within.
We’ve got four more Marvel flicks to look forward to between now and 2015. To make the wait a little less unbearable, why not spend some time getting familiar with the source material? Here’s what you need to read to prepare yourself for the rest of Marvel’s Phase Two films!
It's pat and cheesy crowd-pleasing stuff, but thanks to a spectacular cast anchored by one of Terence Stamp's best performances, Unfinished Song earns its tearjerker status.
We talk to Unfinished Song director Paul Andrew Williams about making the jump from hardcore British thrillers to crowd pleasers about old people singing, working with Terence Stamp, and finding just the right music for the right occasion (which sometimes happens to be Motorhead).
For our final round-up of TIFF 2012 reviews we take a look at some great stuff yet to come and some films we're doubling back on with reviews for The Paperboy, Song for Marion, Frances Ha, Room 237, The ABCs of Death, Ghost Graduation, The We and the I, Imogene, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, Outrage Beyond, Come Out and Play, The Lesser Blessed, and The Bay.
In this week's archival DVD and Blu-ray column, Phil Brown looks at three cult favourites that break genre expectations: Danny Boyle's Shallow Grave, Hal Ashby's Harold and Maude, and the John Wayne classic Hondo.