Top Five is the best use of writer, director, and leading man Chris Rock's talents on the big screen to date.
Top Five Special Presentations Chris Rock has been appearing in films since the 80s, but they’ve rarely ever managed to capture what it is that makes him special. Much like Richard Pryor before him, Hollywood producers saw a brilliant, honest, and vicious stand-up comic and cast Rock in mugging slapstick roles unsuited to his talents. […]
We talk to famed Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan about his latest film, The Captive.
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!
This week at the video store we check out new Blu-Rays for recent releases Trance, To the Wonder, Oblivion, and Olympus Has Fallen, and two new Criterion releases for The Devil's Backbone and Lord of the Flies.
Trance is more of a return to basics and the beginning of his career for director Danny Boyle, but it's in service of far lesser material than he should be taking on at this point.
Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of the latest film from director Danny Boyle, Trance in Calgary on Wednesday, April 10th or in Toronto and Vancouver on Thursday, April 11th at 7:00pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Fox Searchlight.
This week on DVD Pixar's Brave and the re-boot of The Amazing Spider-man both take aim for home entertainment superiority. We also take a look at the underrated holiday heartwarmer Arthur Christmas, the apocalyptic comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and two cheesy direct to DVD action films: one that has Bruce Willis and the other with Steve Austin and Steven Segal.
This week on DVD we look at the stellar Oscar winning foreign drama A Separation, Richard Linklater's unfortunately slept on Bernie, the direct to DVD efforts Breathless, A Girl Walks into a Bar, and the Dolph Lundgren starring One in the Chamber. Oh, and some indie film called The Hunger Games