Criterion Channel has assembled seventeen films that deal with films within films, here they are in my preferential order.
Aquarius season began on January 21st and with it comes the energy of innovation, rebelliousness and altruism. Here are the top ten films that fit into the Aquarian archetype. Buckle up, things are about to get weird.
Vivieno Caldinelli joins Jeremy to watch THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION!
Alice Moran joins Jeremy to watch BULL DURHAM and lets him pretend to know stuff about athletics from time to time while they revel in a film that celebrates the brutal reality of minor league sports.
After many years relegated to just being a Basic Blu, Criterion has re-released Robert Altman's 1992 Hollywood skewering comedy The Player with a bevy of new extras joining some great archival ones.
Fernando León de Aranoa speaks to us about how A Perfect Day was influenced by his personal experiences working with international aid workers in Bosnia, his close collaboration with Benicio Del Toro, and his love mixing tones to capture all the beautiful grays of life.
Win run of engagement passes to see A Perfect Day in Toronto or Vancouver.
It’s unlikely that Kristin Wiig's surreal comedy Welcome To me will have much mainstream success in theaters, but this sucker has “future cult favorite” written all over it.
The lightweight, but fun Elmore Leonard adaptation Life of Crime should leave fans of the late author happy.
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.
It might only just be finding a theatrical release now in Canada (after premiering at TIFF in 2012) to capitalize on the relative success of the similarly pitched Don Jon, but as far as looks at sex addiction go writer and director Stuart Blumberg’s Thanks for Sharing is almost infinitely preferable in spite of its own flaws and shortcomings.
Life Of Crime Closing Night Gala Director: Daniel Schechter It’s been a long time since Elmore Leonard was treated well on the big screen. Back in those innocent iPod-free days of the 90s, the author’s books became brilliant crime comedies like Get Shorty, Jackie Brown, and Out of Sight. Since then things have been a […]
The first trailer for DC and Warner Bros.' live-action Green Lantern film has hit the web. Green Lantern stars Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, test pilot and man without fear – or rather man who is able to overcome fear as it was later retconned. The film is being directed by Martin Campbell (GoldenEye, Casino Royale) and also stars Blake Lively, Mark Strong, Peter Sarsgaard and Tim Robbins.