Archive for June, 2013

Travel to ‘Cherbourg’ and ‘Rochefort’ with Jacques Demy – French auteur Jacques Demy’s take on the Hollywood musical is showcased in a full TIFF Cinematheque retrospective of his work, including ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ and ‘The Young Girls of Rochefort.’ http://ow.ly/2y0j5N

‘The Heat’ is a little undercooked – ‘The Heat’ is about an uptight FBI agent who is forced to team up with a bad-tempered Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug dealer. http://ow.ly/2xYOtQ

‘White House Down’ is the right kind of ridiculous – In ‘White House Down’, a Capitol policeman is unofficially promoted to Secret Service when the president’s life is threatened by an organized takeover of the Executive Mansion. http://ow.ly/2xWk36

TIFF retrospective showcases Jacques Demy’s history with Lola (Photos) http://ow.ly/2xVLnl

Her name was ‘Lola’ and she worked in a ‘Model Shop’ – Legendary French director Jacque Demy is the focus of a full TIFF Cinematheque retrospective, featuring his first female protagonist in ‘Lola’ and her return to the screen in ‘Model Shop.’ http://ow.ly/2xVpMr

New on DVD for June 25 – This week’s releases include an Oscar-nominated political drama; a soft deadline with increasing consequences; a twisted little picture; and an inverse love story. http://ow.ly/2xShlZ

‘Monsters University’ is a family friendly frat movie – ‘Monsters University’ looks at how Mike and Sully overcame their differences to become the inseparable friends everyone knows and loves. http://ow.ly/2xMSUV