A work of pure spectacle and scandal, writer-director Damien Chazelle’s overblown, risky, and compulsively watchable Babylon is a film with love for the past made with the most post-modern of sensibilities.
Teen comedies are rarely this smartly written, consistently hilarious, expertly performed, assuredly directed, culturally relevant, inclusive, and poignant. In short, Booksmart isn’t just a perfect teen flick, it’s a perfect movie in general.
Dan Fogelman’s almost admirably insane Life Itself serves as a deep dive into the psyche of the creator of television’s hit series This is Us.
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.
Aliens have come to Earth in director Jon Favreau’s western-style action film Cowboys & Aliens, starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde and The GATE is giving movie fans a chance to win one of five copies of the film on Blu-ray, courtesy of Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Opening at a theatre near you this weekend: humanity has a new threat to fear in the prequel to the famous franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes; and Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman star in the unfortunate comedy, The Change-Up.
This is a busy week for Blu-ray and DVD releases as five major releases arrive on store shelves, including: Martin Scorsese’s intense Taxi Driver celebrates its 35th anniversary; Disney debuts the original Tron and Tron: Legacy on Blu-ray; Narnia comes to life once more in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; plus a look at the IMAX movie, Hubble.
Capping off 2010, I’ve decided to add one last video to my “Video Hits” list for last year, and of course, it had to be Daft Punk’s “Derezzed” for the film Tron: Legacy.
This week in theatres: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde star in Disney’s 3-D spectacle, Tron: Legacy; plus a look at Yogi Bear, Rabbit Hole, and How Do You Know.
A little over two hours ago I stepped out of Walt Disney’s Tron: Legacy screening here in Toronto and my mind has been fighting over every little detail since then.