Chasing Shakespeare, a movie about love, nature and lighting, will open the ninth Montreal International Black Film Festival. It is a love story about a young Native American woman who is searching for her destiny, set in rural Arkansas. After her death, her husband tries to reunite with her.
SyFy's new series Defiance debuts on television next April, but it's starting to feel much closer after I had a chance to do a set visit earlier this week, which revealed a lot about the series, and what we can expect to see when it brings aliens to our vastly different planet in the not-too-distant future.
This week on DVD and Blu-ray: Paul Gross stars as a gun-slinging American in the Canadian western, Gunless; a medicore band makes it big with a little help from their vampiric bassist in Suck; plus a look at The Last Song, starring Miley Cyrus.
Opening this week in theatres; Freddy Kreuger slashes his way back onto screen with the reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street; Paul Gross stars in the Canadian comedy, Gunless; and Brendan Fraser is attacked by nature in the eco-comedy, Furry Vengeance.