We catch up with Torontonian filmmaker Ed Gass-Donnelly about his first film in several years, the thriller Lavender, starring Abbie Cornish and Justin Long, and talk about the subtle things that he finds scary in a movie.
The idea of a RoboCop reboot made me nervous from the very beginning. How was a relatively un-tried director like José Padilha going to rebuild an icon from my childhood? Given the steady stream of film remakes over the last few years–both good and bad–how would this one stand up?
- Toronto International Film Festival
The cast of writer and director Martin McDonagh‘s Seven Psychopaths came out in force tonight for the red carpet premier of their film at Midnight Madness during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
New arrivals this week on Blu-ray and DVD include: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy: Extended Edition collection, featuring fifteen discs filled with the movies and special features; Zack Snyder dark action movie, Sucker Punch; plus a look at Season Of The Witch and Barney’s Version.
New arrivals opening in theatres this weekend: Zack Snyder’s dark, grrl-powered actioner, Sucker Punch; the bloody, Canadian genre film, Hobo With A Shotgun; and the kid’s comedy, Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star in the sci-fi comedy, Paul; Bradley Cooper unleashes the power of his mind in Limitless; and Matthew McConaughey plays cat and mouse against his own client in The Lincoln Lawyer.
Opening this week in theatres: Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley star in the emotional drama, Never Let Me Go; Oliver Stone returns to direct the sequel to his classic 80s film, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; plus a look at Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole and You Again.