Ava is one of the most generic action films in recent memory, ripping off countless better assassin thrillers wholesale and giving nothing back in return.
Bird Box is the type of apocalyptic horror thriller that has positively nothing stimulating or original to say, despite expert direction and an astoundingly overqualified cast doing everything in their power to wrestle something this tiresome and done to death into respectability.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren kick butt in the action-comedy, Red; Diane Lane stars in the horse-racing drama, Secretariat; plus a look at Saw: The Final Chapter, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Matt Damon stars in Clint Eastwood’s emotional drama, Hereafter; Bruce Willis plays an aging CIA agent on the run for his life in the action-comedy, Red; plus a look at the drama Conviction, and Johnny Knoxville’s Jackass 3D.
New releases this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Josh Brolin takes on a ruthless terrorist in the wild west comic book adaptation of Jonah Hex; Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play with science in the horror film Splice; plus a look at How to Train Your Dragon and the Robocop Trilogy on Blu-ray.
Opening this Thanksgiving weekend at a theatre near you: Diane Lane stars in the Disney drama, Secretariat; Ryan Reynolds is trapped in a coffin for 90 minutes in Buried; plus a look at Life As We Know It and My Soul To Take.
Opening this weekend in theatres, Tom Hanks and Tim Allen return for Pixar’s lively Toy Story 3; and Josh Brolin restlessly wanders the wild west with Megan Fox in the popcorn adventure, Jonah Hex.
The Coen Brothers dark comedy Burn After Reading debuts on DVD this week, with John Malkovich playing a determinedly irate CIA agent dealing with two scheming gym workers. Also arriving this week, Meryl Streep stars in the film adaptation of Mamma Mia!, Jason Statham shows off some lethal driving skills in Death Race, and more.
- SpotlightToronto International Film Festival
Roy Thomson Hall was surrounded last night, September 5, as dreamy-eyed Brad Pitt fans took pictures and tried to get a glimpse of their favorite big screen star.
In town for the Toronto International Film Festival, Pitt walked the red carpet with the writing, directing and producing fraternal duo, Joel and Ethan Coen for their new film, Burn After Reading.