If they ever brought back the classic “in a world” voiceover treatment for trailers, Last Knights would be the film that needed it. I can just hear it now… “In a world, where knights still reign, one man will rise to strike down injustice.”
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.
Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in what I can only call one of the most testosterone-filled movies I’ve seen some time, and as far-fetched as it seems at times, it’s apparently based on a true story.
New arrivals on DVD and Blu-ray this week: Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the sci-fi thriller, Source Code, by Moon director Duncan Jones; plus a look at the drama Trust, starring Clive Owen and directed by David Schwimmer.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Ellen Page stars in the action-packed dramedy Whip It, and Bruce Willis stars in the sci-fi actioner Surrogates. Plus a look at Prom Night in Mississippi, The Boys Are Back, and Saw VI.
With fall slowly taking shape around us, the theatres are packed with new movies this weekend, including the sci-fi thriller Surrogates; the musical remake, Fame; the spacey horror film, Pandorum; Trailer Park Boys Countdown To Liquor Day; plus the dramas The Boys Are Back, and Coco avant Chanel open in limited release.
Coming out this week on DVD, Amy Adams and Emily Blunt find purpose scouring crime scenes in Sunshine Cleaning; Julia Roberts and Clive Owen take on corporate espionage in Duplicity; Adventureland jumps back to one sweet, funny summer in 1987; and David Duchovny stars as womanizer Hank Moody in the second season of Californication.
A fresh stack of DVDs arrive in stores this week, including the Clint Eastwood drama Gran Torino, The International starring Clive Owen and Naomi Watts, plus the teen comedy Fired Up.
New in theatres this week, Duplicity stars Julia Roberts and Clive Owen as rival corporate spies fighting and falling in love; Paul Rudd stars alongside Jason Segel in the buddy film, I Love You, Man; Bruce MacDonald directs the thinking man’s horror film, Pontypool; and Nick Cage plays a professor trying to unwrap a global disaster in Knowing.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay are set for the battle of the Valentine’s Day box office this weekend, with two distinctly different films. On the one hand, Bay is backing the horror remake Friday the 13th, while Buckheimer produced the escapist comedy Confessions Of A Shopaholic. Also opening this week, Clive Owen stars in the thriller The International, and Under The Sea 3D debuts in IMAX theatres.