Frances McDormand

The Criterion Shelf: Four Trilogies

The Criterion Channel has put together small collections of films by noted filmmakers past and present, choosing three each to represent the essence of their work. 

The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review

The Good Dinosaur comes out on Blu-ray this week with a great technical presentation and some insight on what happened with Pixar's first financial flop.

For the Love of Fargo

In honour of this week's release of Hail, Caesar, Dork Shelf's critics will be writing about some of their past favourite Coen Bro movies, starting with the 1996 classic Fargo.

The Good Dinosaur Review

The Good Dinosaur isn't able to bottle that Pixar magic, but it's a nice looking film that will likely be a hit with the kids.

This Week in DVD: 3/12/13

This week brings out some heavy hitters at the video store including Life of Pi, The Master, Hitchcock, Smashed, Playing for Keeps, This Must be the Place, and A Late Quartet.

Promised Land Review

Despite a solid set up, great performances, and a surprisingly unsentimental script from actors Matt Damon and John Krasinski, the Midwest set drama Promised Land comes up short thanks to a pretty dire final third.

CONTEST: See PROMISED LAND in 4 Cities!

Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to see an advance screening of Gus Van Sant's Promised Land on Thursday, January 3rd in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, and Winnipeg from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.

This Week in DVD: 10/16/12

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