Michael Douglas

Parental Guidance MCU Rewatch: Ant-Man

As a family, we pledged to embark upon an epic MCU rewatch before we see Avengers: Endgame – and answer the all-important question: should you watch these with your kids? Here comes Ant-Man!

Ant-Man and The Wasp Blu-ray Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp is not destined to be much more than a footnote in the history of Marvel Studios, but the Blu-ray/Digital release, like the movie itself, is an absolute blast.

Ant-Man Blu-ray Review

Ant-Man hits Blu-ray this week, which means we're taking a second look at this Marvel origin/ heist story and breaking down the special features to let you know if it's "Shelf-worthy".

And So It Goes Review

Despite the presence of Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton in the leads, Rob Reiner's And So It Goes is as dull, formulaic, and resigned as its title suggests.

News Shelf: 3/1/14

To wrap up the week, we talk about some places in Toronto where you can get together to watch the Oscars tomorrow, we look ahead to next week's Canadian Screen Awards, we look at two TIFF Bell Lightbox series about books and food on film, and talk a little bit about how TIFF's Paul Verhoeven retrospective is just starting to get really good.

Last Vegas Review

Lazy and forgettable, the tagline for this geezers in Vegas comedy should have been "What happens during Last Vegas stays in Last Vegas."

Behind the Candelabra Review

Steven Soderbergh's Liberace bio-pic Behind the Candelabra - debuting tomorrow on HBO with a simulcast at the TIFF Bell Lightbox for the Inside Out festival at 9pm - is a tasteful and fascinating look at a kitschy entertainment icon, with excellent leading performances from Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.

The New Old: Tricks & Treats

Our archival DVD column returns with a slate of seasonal offerings and oddities with Criterion editions of The Game, Eating Raoul, and Quadrophenia, special editions of Stuart Gordon's Re-animator, Halloween II and Halloween III: Season of the Witch, and the DVD and Blu-ray premiere of Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein

This Week in DVD: 5/1/12

Following an extremely slow DVD release week last week, this week's columnists Andrew Parker and Zack Kotzer take on a marginally less slow week with looks at Steven Soderbergh's Haywire, Ti West's The Innkeepers, and the unnecessary sequel/reimagining The Wicker Tree.