Jennifer Connelly

Parental Guidance: Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel fights her way into theatres this weekend. Based on a manga, it’s chock-full of cool fight sequences set in a gritty dystopian future. But should you take your kids to see it?

TIFF 2016: American Pastoral Review

Special Presentations Going into American Pastoral, all I knew was that this was Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut in which he plays a father whose life is ruined by his daughter’s political actions in the 60s. Not a groundbreaking premise, but when an actor has been around as long as McGregor and worked with as many great […]

Aloft Review

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.

Home Entertainment Review: Noah

Noah (Darren Aronofsky, 2014) – The most remarkable aspect of Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is simply the fact that it exists. It’s not supposed to be possible for an idiosyncratic director to get a massive blockbuster budget to make a challenging and thought-provoking movie no matter how many battle scenes are wrapped around the ideas. More […]

Noah Review

Definitely not a straight-faced biblical epic, the first 90 minutes or so of Darren Aronofsky's Noah is a highly entertaining fantasy epic with scope and grandeur. The remaining 40 minutes is exactly the same kind of sour and dour film Aronofsky has made throughout his career thus far. It's okay overall, but wildly uneven.