Rebecca Hall

The Night House Review

Original, innovative, and frightening, The Night House is the communal viewing horror experience that we've missed terribly.

The Criterion Shelf: Four Trilogies

The Criterion Channel has put together small collections of films by noted filmmakers past and present, choosing three each to represent the essence of their work. 

Teen Spirit Review

Teen Spirit is a tale as old as time – uundiscovered talent (Elle Fanning) yearns to escape her dull and dreary life and sing for the masses – told sparingly and skillfully by writer-director Max Minghella.

The BFG Review

The BFG is the first Disney film directed by Steven Spielberg and delivers the blend of classic storytelling and modern moviemaking we hoped it would.

CONTEST: See THE GIFT in Select Cities

Joel Edgerton directs and stars in the new thriller The Gift opening August 7. We're giving away passes to advance screenings in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Calgary!

Home Entertainment Review: Transcendence

Transcendence (Wally Pfister, 2014) – More than anything else, Transcendence is a lesson in how tone can kill a movie. The premise is goofy, the science is half-cocked, and the message is obvious. However, it is a blockbuster, so those things wouldn’t matter quite so much if it were bright, colorful, and silly. But Transcendence […]

Geek Hard Podcast: Episode 205

On this episode we review Transcendence starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Paul Bettany. We also speak with Kevin Hanchard of Orphan Black about what to expect in season two.

Transcendence Review

Transcendence is so universally awful and painful to sit through that it becomes the rare kind of film where partway through you keep questioning if it’s worse than other similarly abysmal misfires.

Closed Circuit Review

Short on enthusiasm and originality, the legal thriller Closed Circuit wastes a talented cast, writer, and director on something that's been done to death. The film isn't merely ill conceived. It feels like it was cloned in a lab.