While it has enough plot and characters to warrant being a miniseries rather than a movie that clocks in under two hours, the historical drama Misbehaviour deserves an immense amount of credit for packing a lot of detail, entertainment value, and great performances into such a modest package.
There is still a lot of the Toronto International Film Festival to go, but I expect that the next two days are by far going to be my busiest, possibly more so than even Friday or Saturday ended up being.
Columbia Pictures has released the first image of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in Marc Webb’s reboot of the Marvel superhero franchise, and while it still begs to be seen how he will perform, there’s no question that the young star looks the part.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman star in the romantic comedy, The Switch; a swarm of hungry prehistoric critters dominate the horror-comedy, Piranha 3D; Omid Djalili plays a Muslim man who discovers he might actually be Jewish in The Infidel; plus a look at the children’s comedy, Nanny McPhee Returns.
New arrivals on DVD and Blu-ray this week include the comic-book mashup, Defendor, starring Woody Harrelson; plus the 1960s rock comedy, Pirate Radio, with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bill Nighy.