It’s often a dubious sign when a film about a real life icon starts with a title card saying “What follows is (mostly) fiction,” and that’s precisely the wrong foot that the cheaply produced musical “biopic” Stardust puts forward and never recovers from.
Antebellum is a film that seemingly deserves a better hand than the one it’s been dealt and a bit more time to rethink the decisions that doom it to failure.
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.
Writer and director Sean Penn returns to the Toronto International Film Festival for the Canadian debut of Into The Wild.