We chat with A Ghost Story writer/ director David Lowery about the literal and figurative shrouds around this strange project starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.
Enter to win tickets to an advanced screening of Lion in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, or Victoria on December 14th!
Una TIFF 2016 review.
Dork Shelf wants to send you and a guest to see an advanced screening of Carol in select Canadian cities courtesy of eOne Films.
On this episode we review Pan and talk about the 30th Anniversary of everyone's favourite Real American Hero, G.I. Joe. All this with special guest host Leslie Hudson!
Her is nothing short of astonishing: a brainy science fiction yarn set in a not too distant future that also functions as an off kilter, but never ironic, creepy, or off putting modern romance. It’s a reflection of narcissism, consumerism, and most importantly alienation in our modern digital world. It's also the best movie of the year.
The time has come to celebrate the home video arrival of one of the best movies of the year so far. Enter for a chance to win one of five copies of Stephen Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS on DVD, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films. SIDE EFFECTS is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin […]
If the riveting old school styled thriller Side Effects truly manages to be the last film from acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh, he picked a hell of a film to go out on. It might not be the most ostentatious film in the director’s canon, but there haven’t been many thrillers this well constructed and efficient since the world lost Alfred Hitchcock.
The only real issues with David Fincher’s take on Stieg Larsson’s best selling The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo are problems that were in the original story to begin with. It’s overlong, needlessly convoluted in terms of pacing, and the plot is sleazy and dumb as a box of hammers. Having said that, this remounting of the Swedish pop culture juggernaut firmly establishes Fincher as one of the best in the world at what he does. A technical maestro of the highest order, Fincher teams up with two pitch perfect leading actors to make the pulpy material vastly more watchable and entertaining than it probably should be.