Well executed and performed, but ultimately hollow and meaningless, filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s look back at the crimes of serial killer and rapist Ted Bundy, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a distressingly passive exercise to behold.
The Beach Bum is surface level and shallow every step of the way; a halfhearted attempt that exists uneasily between two worlds.
The Greatest Showman, this holiday season’s token blockbuster musical, is a top to bottom mess of a film that can’t decide if it wants to be a biopic, a romance, completely made up hooey, or a bunch of music videos for modern styled pop songs that all sound exactly the same strung end to end
Toronto’s streets will be flooded with movie lovers–and movie stars–this September as the 38th Toronto International Film Festival takes over the city from September 5 to 15, and today the festival has announced the full list of filmmakers and celebrities expected for all the red carpet events.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World has Michael Cera fighting for the love of his life; David Duchovny stars in the third season of Californication; plus a look at Ramona And Beezus, Grown Ups, and Charlie St. Cloud.
Opening this weekend: Steve Carell and Paul Rudd star in the comedy Dinner For Schmucks; the pets are back on another mission in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore; and Zac Efron tries to play a serious role in the teen drama, Charlie St. Cloud.
Opening this week in a theatre near you, Disney leaps back into form with the animated marvel, The Princess And The Frog; Clint Eastwood directs Invictus, the story of Nelson Mandela’s fight to unite his country; plus a look at Me and Orson Welles and A Single Man.
Opening this week in theatres, Jason Statham miraculously returns as Chev Chelios in Crank High Voltage, Zac Efron stars as 37-year-old restored to his youth in 17 Again, and in the political thriller State Of Play, Russell Crowe plays a man trying to get to the bottom of a massive Washington cover-up.