It seems harder and harder to find movies that can balance style and substance, fortunately Riley Stearns' new film The Art of Self Defense – starring Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots – does so perfectly.
We spoke with Frank & Lola director Matthew Ross about the film's long and bumpy road to the big screen, building trust with his two leads, transplanting the film from New York to Las Vegas, and what he's been collecting recently.
Jeremy Saulnier's scrappy follow up to Blue Ruin, Green Room is an excellent genre flick, but there's not much to boast about on the new Blu-ray disc save for one redeeming feature.
Some may blame Terrence Malick's sudden increased output for the artist repeating himself, but Knight of Cups feels like the director spent too much time playing the sandbox.
Green Room TIFF 2015 review.
Filth (Jon S. Baird, 2014) – It’s possible that Irvine Welsh’s novel Filth might have been unfilmable, but that certainly didn’t stop writer and director Jon S. Baird from trying. It’s an admirable attempt to encapsulate a decent into abject madness and abasement at the hands of one of Welsh’s most memorably misanthropic creations, if it’s not […]
Need for Speed (Scott Waugh, 2014) – There are few things more thrillingly cinematic than a car chase, which is why it’s odd that so many movies based around that twisted metal movie thrill tend to be so dull. Need for Speed is a perfect example. Here’s a movie directed by a former stunt man […]
On this 200th episode we review Need for Speed starring Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Michael Keaton with guests Dork Shelf Film Editor Andrew Parker and Bizarre Comics' Kris Johnson. We also look back at the Toronto ComiCON.
Need for Speed is both better than any racing video game adaptation really has any right to be and yet it’s still what most audience members who buy a ticket for it will be expecting.
Actor Aaron Paul and director Scott Waugh sit down with us to talk about their video game adaptation Need for Speed, and about the film’s old school feel, how Paul gets into character when so many cameras are on him, the most dangerous stunt they attempted together. They also bicker about who gets to keep the nicest car in the movie.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Need for Speed in Whitby or Winnipeg on Thursday, March 6th at 7:00pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and DreamWorks Pictures!
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Need for Speed in Richmond Hill, Burnaby, or Ottawa on Thursday, February 27th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and DreamWorks Pictures!
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Need for Speed in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, or Vancouver on Wednesday, February 19th with a special pre-movie live-stream cast Q&A, courtesy of Dork Shelf and DreamWorks Pictures!
Although the bromantic comedy That Awkward Moment takes its name from a popular internet catchphrase, one can’t fault the filmmakers for choosing an inappropriate title. It’s certainly awkward, and it does have its moments.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Need for Speed in Toronto on Monday, February 3rd, courtesy of Dork Shelf and DreamWorks Pictures!