We talk to actor and former wrestler Dave Bautista about his role as Drax in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, joining up with director James Gunn, why he’s disappointed with his most recent stint in the WWE, his co-stars, Drax’s lengthy make-up process, and much more.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy stands as proof that not every summer blockbuster has to choose between self-reflexive humour and stoic seriousness.
Enter for a chance to win a copy of Out of the Furnace, starring Christian Bale, on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, courtesy of Dork Shelf and VVS Films!
Out of the Furnace aims for a character driven drama, but despite having an excellent cast of actors giving all they can to the project, there’s not much that can be done to give the movie any kind of pulse or momentum. It’s dull and plodding when the material suggests something with much higher emotional stakes. It’s the perfect example of a film that’s too subdued for its own good.
Alex James is baffled as to why so many people seemed so opposed to the new direction J.J. Abrams has decided to take in his Trek films - and boy oh boy, are they ever opposed. This piece isn't so much a review of Star Trek: Into Darkness as a critical defense of ideas in an era dominated by safe choices.
A step above J.J. Abrams first outing with the franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness delivers a fun story, a great villain, and an ending that will be analyzed and pondered over by fans of the series for quite some time.
Director J.J. Abrams and actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Karl Urban share their thoughts on working together on the long awaited sequel that aims to boldly go where no franchise film has gone before, Star Trek Into Darkness.
Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to an advance screening of the long awaited Star Trek Into Darkness on Wednesday, May 15th at 9:00pm in Toronto or Montreal, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Paramount Pictures.
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
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the worst of movies... it was the worst of movies.
Enter to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of The Words in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, or Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 5th at 7:00pm from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.
Right from the get-go, The Losers makes damn sure to tell the audience that they’re watching a really cool movie. The movie has it all: shaky hand-held camera work, freeze frames, jump cuts and the requisite “group walking towards the camera in slow motion” scene—reassuring the audience that they are indeed watching an awesome film. […]
Jason Patric has signed for the role of Max, the main villain in the upcoming comic adaptation of Andy Diggle‘s The Losers. The Vertigo Comics title deals with a CIA special forces team working hard to combat terrorism. The hook being that the team is betrayed by their handler, Max (Patric), and left for dead. […]