Get out your string theory textbooks, “The Flea and the Acrobat” injects some theoretical physics into the Stranger Things mythology.
“The Body” begins with a hypothesis about the events surrounding the death of Will Byers. However, things are not so cut and dried when radio waves, photographs, and pocket knives all reveal more evidence that the Byers boy may in fact be alive.
Eric and Peter Counter discuss Ghostbusters, Stranger Things, and the Pokemon GO phenomenon.
Chapter Three of Stranger Things, “Holly, Jolly,” is all about taking initiative to right wrongs and rescue friends. Sadly, we learn the limits of good plans executed with the best intentions.
“The Weirdo on Maple Street” is all about the one particular individual who seems to have changed everything for the small town of Hawkins.
“The Vanishing of Will Byers” is Chapter One of the Stranger Things saga wherein we are introduced to a mysterious monster, a group of misfits, a missing boy, an odd girl, a bored police chief, and an seemingly evil government body.
David Simon’s new HBO miniseries, Show Me a Hero, could not have come at a better time.
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While perfectly capable of being enjoyable on a brainless action movie level, Jason Statham’s latest badass extravaganza Homefront also comes with a surprising amount of depth and nuance for those willing to look beyond the bone crunching fights and backwoods cat and mouse games.
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As we dig out from piles of new releases from before and after the holiday season, we take looks at the home video releases for Looper, Frankenweenie, Cosmopolis, Dredd, Pitch Perfect, Compliance, The Words, Hit and Run, and season one of Anger Management
Frankenweenie might be Tim Burton's best film since Edward Scissorhands and his most assuredly made since Big Fish. It's an absolute winner and a really seasonal treat from a director out to give his audience exactly what they want and expect from him.
Day two of our TIFF 2012 coverage rolls on with looks at Anna Karenina, The Iceman, Antiviral, No, Amour, The Sapphires, Pusher, The Secret Disco Revolution, and What Richard Did.
From 7 p.m. on Friday, November 26 to some ungodly hour in the morning on Sunday, November 28th, Torontonians were invited to TIFF Bell Lightbox to screen the entirety of Tim Burton’s filmography (excluding the two shorts Frankenweenie and Vincent). This was in celebration of the Burton exhibit coming to town, which was first curated by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. For some, myself included, the prospect of sitting through sixteen feature films by Burton was intriguing. Others might call it “Hell on Earth”.