This week we welcome local musician and artist Ryan Murray to discuss the "good score, bad film" combo that is John Williams' "Hook".
We're in a whole new world this week, as we compare and contrast the virtues and flaws of the classic 1992 score to the modern version of Aladdin, with returning guest Katrina Kelly!
A few thoughts on The Fisher King and some of the other titles the Criterion Collection just announced that they'd be releasing in June.
It won't blow your mind or anything, but Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is an entertaining enough 97 minute lark.
It’s been a busy week with all of us gearing up for our massive Hot Docs coverage, but here’s a look at what else is playing on local screens this week that we haven’t gotten around to reviewing yet, including the Disneynature documentary Bears, the romantic drama The Face of Love, the Canadian teen road flick Hold Fast, the psychological thriller Stress Position, the literary minded Meetings with a Young Poet, and the ballet documentary Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq.
Lee Daniels' The Butler is a strange kind of film that tries to avoid the standard pitfalls of the biopic by being somewhat irreverent, and it nearly succeeds.
Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of Lee Daniels' The Butler in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, or Vancouver on Wednesday, August 14th at 7:00pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films!
This week, our archival DVD column looks at various stages of growing up with looks at Good Will Hunting, High Fidelity, and Adventures in Babysitting, and a look at the volatile nature of change in The Proposition.
We have not one, but two Wilfred: The Complete First Season Blu-ray sets to give away! Based on the acclaimed Australian comedy series of the same name, the FX series stars Elijah Wood as a down-on-his-luck lawyer who forms a unique friendship with his neighbor's pet dog Wilfred - a beer-chugging, foul-mouthed Australian bloke in a furry suit (played by Jason Gann).