Is Anna a return to form for its troubled director – or frivolous and forgettable like his more recent work?
Director Ben Wheatley returns with his simplest and most purely entertaining effort to date
On the latest minisode of The Shelf, we have a really fun chat with Free Fire director Ben Wheatley.
Win passes for you and a guest to see FREE FIRE at the Calgary Underground Film Festival!
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Free Fire TIFF 2016 Review.
Is director Ron Howard's take on the true story of Moby Dick a tall tale or the big fish story you've been waiting for?
Claudia Llosa takes us on an ethereal, sleepy, at times inexplicable, sub-arctic journey into the mystical world of healing in her English language directorial debut, Aloft.
In honour of a mini-retrospective in his honour starting this week at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, we look at the career of Wes Craven, the best horror director of his time.
Transcendence (Wally Pfister, 2014) – More than anything else, Transcendence is a lesson in how tone can kill a movie. The premise is goofy, the science is half-cocked, and the message is obvious. However, it is a blockbuster, so those things wouldn’t matter quite so much if it were bright, colorful, and silly. But Transcendence […]
Transcendence is so universally awful and painful to sit through that it becomes the rare kind of film where partway through you keep questioning if it’s worse than other similarly abysmal misfires.
This week we look at the heavily anticipated DVD and Blu-ray releases of Moonrise Kingdom and Prometheus, which lead off a crowded week where we also look at the Adam Sandler comedy That's My Boy, and four partially Canadian productions: the complete series of The Firm, Red Lights, Surviving Progress, and Crooked Arrows
Red Lights squanders a great concept, good performances, and wonderful atmosphere in favour of a twist ending so wrongheaded and incoherent that it kills and sets fire to everything that came before it.
We talk to Buried director Rodrigo Cortes and actor Cillian Murphy about their work together on the psychic thriller Red Lights and just what it takes to make a film that gives equal time to believers, skeptics, and academics.
Enter to win one of ten pairs to passes to see an advance screening of Red Lights with star Cillian Murphy and director Rodrigo Cortes in attendance in Toronto on Wednesday, June 27th from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films!