Slaughterhouse Rulez, an entertaining, albeit slightly disappointing British teen horror-comedy, comes with a pedigree that makes one surprised that it skipped Canadian cinemas altogether and was quietly shipped off to DVD and VOD.
We catch up to nineteen year old actor Asa Butterfield, star of the teen oriented sci-fi drama The Space Between Us, now playing in theatres everywhere.
The elements of a great film – and perhaps the next great cinematic franchise to be spawned from a young adult novel – are initially on display in director Tim Burton and screenwriter Jane Goldman’s adaptation of Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children before the picture more or less collapses on itself.
Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game is one of my all-time favorite books, and today the first trailer for the upcoming big-screen adaptation finally arrived, and it left me covered with goosebumps.
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.