Tommy Lee Jones

Contest: See AD ASTRA Across Canada!

The new sci-fi adventure movie AD ASTRA blasts into theatres everywhere on September 20, but That Shelf wants to send you and a friend to advance screenings of the film across Canada!

The Homesman Review

Not without ambition or merit, Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman struggles to connect with its own material and emotional heft.

The Family Review

While it would be nice to say that the oddball Mafioso comedy The Family is a great return to form for French auteur Luc Besson, it wouldn’t be true. At best, it’s an intriguing misfire, full of style over substance, but the substance should be beefed up and the style cut back considerably.

CONTEST: See THE FAMILY Across Canada! (Again!)

Didn't win passes to the last advance screening we did for The Family? Well, here's a second chance. Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of The Family on Monday, September 9th at 7:00pm in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Winnipeg, Edmonton, or Calgary, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films!

Contest: See THE FAMILY Across Canada!

Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of The Famly in Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, or Victoria on Wednesday, September 4th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films.

Emperor Review

Despite the genius of casting Tommy Lee Jones as famed American military icon Douglas MacArthur in a small supporting role, Emperor is a disappointing historical drama that wastes too much time on a useless love story instead of the more interesting and thoughtful issues at hand.

Lincoln Review

It might still have Steven Spielberg's trademark streak of sentimentality, but Lincoln might be the director's most satisfying historical drama to date,

Men in Black III Review

Men in Black III is better than Men in Black II in so much as being tooth gratingly annoying and thoroughly incomprehensible is better than outright incompetence.

The New Old: Boys, Men, Aliens, and Gremlins

Lots of talk about boys and men this week as Brandon Bastaldo takes a look at the coming of age tale La Haine, Andrew Parker looks at the Quebecois hockey comedy Les Boys II, and Phil Brown looks at Men in Black, About a Boy, and the almost childlike inhibition of Gremlins 2: The New Batch.