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TIFF 2019: Just Mercy Review

With a rousing true-story and performances from three top-tier Hollywood stars, Just Mercy looks custom-built for a major award season push.

Annie Review

The songs don't quite work, it's ideology is messy, and it's the worst edited film of the year, but somehow Annie retains an immense amount of charm and wit thanks to its cast.

Geek Hard Podcast: Episode 207

On this episode we review The Amazing Spider-Man 2 starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx. We also take a look at Free Comic Book Day with Alice Quinn and Kris J Johnson of Bizarre Comics.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

Whatever you thought of Marc Webb’s previous outing in the rebooting of the Spider-man Marvel Comics franchise is precisely what you’ll think of The Amazing Spider-man 2 with very little deviation.

Rio 2 Review

The appeal of Rio 2 to adults will be quite minimal since it’s designed and calculated to be the best possible babysitter for undiscriminating tykes who have never seen any movies outside of the first Rio.

Interview: Carlos Saldanha

We talk to Rio 2 director Carlos Saldanha about how the sequel came together, presenting ecological messages to children, the sounds and colour of Rio, and the creation of one of the most memorable character of the year that he thinks deserves a lot more credit (and rightfully so).

Blu-Ray Round Up: 11/4/13

This week brings looks at some leftover spooks, 'splosions, and some romance as we transition from Halloween in to the deeper recesses of fall. We look at Roland Emmerich's latest blockbuster White House Down, John Carpenter's underrated In the Mouth of Madness, James's Wan's surprise megahit The Conjuring, Richard Linklater's trilogy capping Before Midnight, and Neil Jordan's unjustly slept-on Byzantium.

White House Down Review

White House Down is both vastly better than this year's other President-in-peril flick and about as goofy and endearingly silly as one would expect from director Roland Emmerich, delivering his best all around work since Independence Day. You know, that other movie that destroyed the White House.

Django Unchained Review

It's not Quentin Tarantino's most accomplished film, but Django Unchained benefits from a slew of excellent performances and a playful looseness that his films often forego in favour of more elaborate plot structuring.

Defending the Indefensible: The Great White Hype

Those looking for a funnier way to get ready for the racial themes at work in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained who don't want to watch a bunch of Corbucci Westerns, should take a look at one of the most underrated sports comedies of all time: The Great White Hype, which comes courtesy of Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin and Samuel L. Jackson essentially playing Leonardo DiCaprio's role from QT's latest flick.

Interview: Quentin Tarantino

Dork Shelf talks to the one and only Quentin Tarantino about his latest film Django Unchained, the bridge between Inglorious Basterds and Django, what makes an effective spaghetti western, his rumoured casting choices, shooting on a real Southern plantation, moving his production due to a lack of snow, and the potential for a revival of westerns as a genre following his film.