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?
That Shelf wants to send you and a friend to advance screenings of Alita: Battle Angel in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal – courtesy of our friends at 20th Century Fox!
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For fails to live up to its promises of being a fun, macho fantasy, instead delivering a bloated two-hour bore.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, or Vancouver on Thursday, August 21st, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films!
Our film editor was asked to contribute to a list of dozens of "sleeper hits" that can currently be rented free of charge from Bay Street Video in Toronto. Given the vague definition of the term, here is why he chose his films on the list and gives recommendations for other films to pair alongside the free rentals.
Enter for a chance to win a copy of Machete Kills in a Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and a poster signed by star Danny Trejo, courtesy of Dork Shelf and VVS Films!
Eschewing the straight-laced (and sadly often boring) grindhouse aesthetic of its predecessor, Machete Kills dives headlong into off-the-wall comedy like it probably should have done in the first place. It’s still way too long and the energy considerably flags towards the conclusion, but at least the laughs are fairly consistent throughout and there’s hardly anything that can be called a lull in the action and gags.
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Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills in Ottawa or Halifax on Wednesday, October 9th or in Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, or Vancouver on Thursday, October 10th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and VVS Films!
We take a look back on the career of Quentin Tarantino as Reservoir Dogs celebrates it's 20th anniversary with a blu-ray box set including almost all of the feature films he's been a part of.
With the recent success of Machete it should come as no surprise that other Grindhouse spin-offs would be in development. One such spin-off, Hobo with a Shotgun, was also featured as a trailer in the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino mashup; though it only appeared on Canadian prints of the film. Thanks to the popularity of the […]
Move over Stallone, there’s an even older, buffer action star on-screen this summer, and this one’s connected enough to get Steven Seagal in his movie. At 66, Danny Trejo has two years on Sly and has appeared in almost four times as many films. Despite having one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, this […]
The first trailer for the Nimród Antal directed, Robert Rodriguez produced sci-fi actioner Predators has hit the web. Starring Adrien Brody (The Pianist, The Village) and Topher Grace (In Good Company, Spider-Man 3), the film is a true sequel to the original Predator films in tone as well as spirit. Let’s put those loathsome Alien […]
Arnold “The Governator” Schwarzenegger. Bill “Henchman” Duke. Gary “Actually Crazy” Busey. Carl “Apollo Creed” Weathers. Jessie “The Body” Ventura. Danny “I’m gettin’ too old for this shit” Glover. What do these titans of the 80’s and 90’s action film have in common? All have gone toe-to-toe with the intergalactic hunter known as the Predator. Despite rippling biceps, superior numbers, and […]
With the recent announcement of the Robert Rodriguez produced sequel/reboot of the Predator franchise, Premiere Magazine went back and took a look at the film that started it all. They learned that the original Predator isn’t just a movie featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger in top form, or even an above average 1980’s action film. No, Premiere […]