We play catch up with the DVDs we've accumulated over the past month with Phil looking at Criterion releases for Riot in Cell Block 11 and Breaking the Waves, the recently remastered Sorcerer, a re-cut version of the documentary Cocaine Cowboys, the fourth and final season of Eastbound and Down, and the latest Paranormal Activity film. Dave looks at straight-to-video efforts Mr. Jones and Bad Country, along with new discs for Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia and Seven Warriors. And Andrew looks back on A Birder's Guide to Everything and Big Bad Wolves.
Lazy, unfunny, and unfocused even by 1980s made-for-TV movie standards, Girl Most Likely is the rare example of a near perfect disaster.
Despite having a stacked cast of professionals, the Canadian caper comedy The Art of the Steal is a lighthearted comedy told with a lack of style and colour and a plot that never really adds up to anything interesting.
The Art of the Steal Gala Director: Jonathan Sobol A huge disappointment given the talent involved, this wannabe tough guy caper comedy is every bit as polite and unpleasant as a Canadian Guy Ritchie rip off would sound on paper. Former getaway driver Crunch Calhoun (Kurt Russell) has just been released from prison after his […]
For our final round-up of TIFF 2012 reviews we take a look at some great stuff yet to come and some films we're doubling back on with reviews for The Paperboy, Song for Marion, Frances Ha, Room 237, The ABCs of Death, Ghost Graduation, The We and the I, Imogene, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, Outrage Beyond, Come Out and Play, The Lesser Blessed, and The Bay.