While The Mule won’t go down as aging auteur Clint Eastwood’s best outing as a director, it will assuredly be remembered as one of his most interesting and daring roles as an actor.
The House That Jack Built, the latest film from controversial Danish auteur Lars von Trier, isn’t so much a motion picture as it’s a confrontational, baffling, effort ridden, messy, and somewhat pitiful cry for help and forgiveness from the person who created it.
No, the world doesn’t need a PG-13 version of Deadpool.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is nothing shy of brilliant; the only truly unmissable blockbuster of the holiday movie season.
A daring, but dazzlingly realized reworking of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a successful risk that might not be suitable for the youngest of children, but is certainly one of the better and more soulful effects driven blockbusters of the year.
Deliberately grotesque, unapologetically foul-mouthed, and frequently hilarious Canadian comedy The Go-Getters revels in bad taste and worse behavior.
A gleefully off-beat mash-up of teen angst, jabs at yuletide cheer, horror movie gore, and show-stopping song and dance numbers, Anna and the Apocalypse runs through a handful of dissimilar genres at the same time to maximally entertaining effect.
Documentarians Alyssa Fedele and Zachary Fink’s The Rescue List, which screens this weekend at the Human Rights Film Festival in Toronto, brings to light an often overlooked form of child slavery that has been ongoing for decades, and examines the healing process faced by those who lived through it.
The balanced, emotionally charged, and indispensable documentary Charm City, which screens in Toronto this weekend as part of the seventh annual Human Rights Film Festival, should be mandatory viewing for anyone looking to get into community activism, policing, or politics.
The seventh annual Human Rights Film Festival kicks off this Friday at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema with a screening of the documentary TransMilitary, an excellent look at the struggles faced by transgender members of the American armed forces.