Everything a potential viewer might want to know about the faith based drama Let There Be Light – the feature directorial debut of actor and star Kevin Sorbo – can be gleaned from the first thirty seconds of the film. Immediately settling into a tone that shouts “you’re either with us or against us” right into the viewer’s face, Let There Be Light then settles into a boring groove about one man’s not terribly exciting, implausible, and horrifically clichéd tale of religious redemption.
Time to get your geek on as Fan Expo prepares to take over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from August 25 to 28, covering more than 250,000 square feet, with dozens of stars and celebrities planning to meet with their fans.
Opening across Canada at a theatre near you: a teenage girl takes on the CIA in the modern action fairy tale, Hanna; Russell Brand plays a lovable man-child in Arthur; medieval times get a bit dopey in the comedy Your Highness; and a girl gets back on her surf board after a shark attack in Soul Surfer.
Spring has sprung, but the home video releases have dried up this week, with just two notable new titles arriving today; Werner Herzog‘s crime drama, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, and the B-movie extravaganza, Bitch Slap.