Archive for the ‘Film Reviews’ Category

‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ is a step-up from its predecessor, allowing the characters to indulge in their quirks and adventures while audiences simply enjoy the performances.


Writer/director Neil Blomkamp’s third sci-fi feature, ‘Chappie,’ is an innovative look at artificial intelligence, though it’s not without its flaws.

In ‘The Intruders,’ a young woman feels something sinister is afoot in her creepy new house, but debates whether it’s imaginary, supernatural or corporeal.

The Barbara Stanwyck retrospective at TIFF Bell Lightbox highlights an accomplished career of many strong female characters.

‘Big News from Grand Rock’ is a low-key comedy about a newspaper reporter who tries to save his paper with fake stories only to discover one of them may have been closer to the truth than he thought.

‘Playing it Cool’ is an ambitious rom com starring Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan about a commitment-phobic bachelor who finally finds his ideal match only to learn she’s the one that’s hard to get.

‘The Wrecking Crew’ is the extraordinary untold story of a group of studio musicians who played the instruments for many of our favourite rock and roll songs, which also comprise the epic soundtrack for the documentary.