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Review - Spectre

January 5, 2016, 2:59 am | review | 0 comment(s)

Writing a belated review is a very different animal than composing something at the height of a zeitgeist.  Odds are that you have read a good deal about Spectre by now, as have I.  As

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Review - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 28, 2015, 7:47 pm | review | 0 comment(s)

[This is a spoiler-free review.] I'm glad I waited. Not to see The Force Awakens, mind you.  I saw it as soon as I was able to, and I'm glad I got into a showing in which

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TIFF: Four Films Screening Today to Put on Your Radar

September 14, 2015, 2:34 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Creating your schedule for the Toronto International Film Festival can be quite daunting.  Unless you have thousands of dollars to spend on multiple packages and a job that allows you to take ten consecutive days

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Top 10 Characters in Family Films

September 13, 2015, 4:29 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

With back to school in full swing and the busyness that always comes along with it, families everywhere will be looking for some down time. What better way than to curl up on the couch

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Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room Kicks off TIFF Midnight Madness

September 11, 2015, 2:50 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Last night I kicked off my TIFF 2015 adventure in the only way I ever would: Midnight Madness opening night. I met up with some

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How to See TIFF Movies

September 10, 2015, 11:49 am | article | 1 comment(s)

So for the next 10 days, you will find me somewhere along the TIFF path as the 40th Toronto International

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Top 10 Summer Movies 2015

September 9, 2015, 2:54 pm | article | 1 comment(s)

The summer movie season started with such a bang that who cares if it ended with a whimper.  The months from April to August see the studios’ biggest releases, their riskiest gambles, and the films

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Sam Smith Spectre Theme: 007 Has Found Its Theme Song Artist

September 8, 2015, 3:15 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Twitter has been going a little insane that Sam Smith will be singing the theme song for Spectre, the new James Bond film due out in theatres on November 6, 2015. In a statement released

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Before We Go Review: Brief Encounter 2015 Edition

September 8, 2015, 2:30 am | review | 1 comment(s)

For as long as romantic movies have been around, there has been the “brief encounter” film, a story where two characters

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Danny Boyle Reveals Next Film Will Be Trainspotting 2

September 7, 2015, 7:25 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Rolling Stone has reported that Danny Boyle plans to make a sequel to one of the best films of the 90s, Trainspotting.  This was the film that put Boyle – one of the most versatile

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See an Exclusive Clip from Time to Choose

September 7, 2015, 3:21 am | news | 1 comment(s)

Time to Choose, the new documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job) addresses climate change as it affects life all over the planet.  Below is an exclusive clip from the film. The clip focuses on

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The Transporter Refueled Review: Out of Gas

September 6, 2015, 3:50 pm | review | 2 comment(s)

It’s apparent from the very first scene that The Transporter Refueled is going to be a mess.  It opens in 1995

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Concussion Trailer Controversy Might Raise Some Eyebrows

September 4, 2015, 6:55 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

The trailer for the new Will Smith movie Concussion focuses on Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), the doctor who discovered CTE, a type of brain trauma caused by repetitive football injuries. Bringing it to the attention National

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Why Trailers Keep Spoiling Their Movies

September 3, 2015, 6:55 pm | article | 2 comment(s)

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Is There Still Life in the Terminator Franchise?

September 2, 2015, 1:48 pm | article | 1 comment(s)

Terminator Genisys is the latest in a line of reboots to old franchises that are trying to breathe life into new properties.  It brings

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