Hillbilly Elegy, director Ron Howard’s latest and most blatant stab at dramatic Oscar glory in a decade, is an objectionable, polished, sanitized take on important subject matter
Welcome to Oscar weekend! The votes have been cast, and the countdown is on to Hollywood’s biggest night, and while it’s possible there will be some surprises, there are clear favourites for the big prizes.
The marital and literary world drama The Wife is the kind of film that values a false sense of intellectual superiority over realistic human emotions or artfulness.
We talk with filmmaker Colm McCarthy about his boundary pushing, critically acclaimed zombie thriller and coming of age story The Girl with All the Gifts, opening theatrically in select cities and on VOD this weekend.
Opening in theatres this week: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Jordana Brewster take driving to extremes in the action extravaganza Fast Five; a group of teenagers deal with the drama of their last high school dance in Prom; plus a look at the animated sequel, Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil.