Jean Claude Van Damme
Colin Geddes provides a truly personal look at a titan of Hong Kong cinema.
To celebrate the release of Tomb Raider starring Alicia Vikander, we put together a list of the 15 worst video game movies of all time.
On this episode of Loose Cannons, Justin and Mathew discuss the Electric Boogaloo, do the Macarena, and wish that JCVD had a dramatic acting career.
We're celebrating the arrival of the Loose Cannons podcast on Dork Shelf with a very special interview. The Loose Cannons speak with filmmaker Hilla Medalia, the director of the documentary The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the kickoff to the TIFF Versus series on Tuesday, November 11th at 8:30pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and TIFF.
For this week's Unsung Anniversaries, we go with a pretty deep cut to celebrate the 25th anniversary of American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt, and in the process talk a little bit about the history of 1980s movie making powerhouse Cannon Films, what happens when a franchise has to recast its lead, and why the film has two standout performances from cult acting icons that almost make it worth watching.
The TIFF Packaged Goods series once again returns to the Lightbox this Wednesday at 7:00pm for their annual year end round-up of the best in commercials and music videos, and this year’s final programme is definitely heavier on the latter than the former.
Looking to shake the early winter doldrums? Before you head out or order in a movie out on DVD this week, take a look at our eclectic line-up of reviews including the action of Taken 2 and Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, the martial arts mayhem of Swords of Dragons Gate, the drama of Won't Back Down, the visual splendour of Samsara, and the return of Woody Allen in To Rome with Love.
This week at the video store we look at the winning animated adventure ParaNorman, the action blockbuster The Expendables 2, the dance-stravaganza Step Up Revolution, the crap-stravaganza The Apparition, and a pair of films that missed theatrical releases despite being directed by Joe Dante and Amy Heckerling.
Our coverage of the seventh annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival continues with looks at the heavily hyped action sequel Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning and the Canadian thriller In Their Skin.
Does shit blow up? Yes. Does everyone get at least one good scene to showcase their talents? Yes. Is it better than the first film? Yes, and by quite a bit actually.
Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to see the Canadian premiere of The Expendables 2 in Toronto on Monday, August 13th with co-stars Terry Crews and Randy Couture in attendance, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.