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Review: Transformative 'Boyhood' transcends traditional film-making Special

I was fortunate enough to catch an advance screening of Richard Linklater’s film “Boyhood”, and I was thrilled to be one of the first people in Canada to see it before its nationwide release this Friday.

Op-Ed: NOAH 3D — A review for non-insane people Special

It's been banned in Muslim countries. Christian radio and TV can't stop debating it. People have insanely strong opinions on it. So what is the movie Noah 3D really like? Something really whack? We decided to investigate and write up our own findings.

Review: You don't need to know ‘About Last Night’ Special

In this remake of ‘About Last Night,’ two couples go from the bar to the bedroom and eventually attempt to see if their relationships will survive beyond four-posters.

Review: A feminist review of the Anchoman movies

Anchorman has become a cult movie because of its inexhaustible quotability and impossible silliness. But there is something else about this cult that has not been tapped on enough: its feminist social commentary.

Review: Blacks & blues in the White House — Another look at 'The Butler'

Director Lee Daniels' latest cinematic project, The Butler, is an ambitious work of art. Through the story of White House butler, Eugene Allen, he dramatizes seventy years of American history, including relevant episodes of the human rights movement.

Review: ‘The Croods’ are moving into theatres Special

‘The Croods’ are challenging for top spot in the category of favourite prehistoric family as they contend with earthquakes and young love.

Review: 'Stoker' uses its good looks to distract from a weak script Special

‘Stoker’ is about a young woman’s infatuation with her enigmatic uncle, who shows up after a long absence when her father dies.

Review: Chasing Ice — Spectacular images, chilling realization Special

Nashville - Whether or not you are a fan of documentary movies, and even if you don't believe in climate change, the powerfully stunning videography of "Chasing Ice" makes this documentary worth the price of admission.

Review: TIFF Alert — 'Ship of Theseus' is a must see Special

Toronto - If you replace the parts of a ship is it the same ship? If you replace the parts of a human are they the same person they once were? Those are the questions that Anand Gandhi asks in his new film Ship Of Theseus.

Op-Ed: ‘Chronicle’ has superhero potential

‘Chronicle’ is a unique combination of two recently popular film categories: the superhero movie and found footage genre.

Profile of the movie: 'My Week with Marilyn'

The new Weinstein Company / BBC Films production "My Week with Marilyn" arrived in theaters over the weekend. The film was met with mixed reviews, although there's talk of a possible Oscar nomination for Michelle Williams.

Mad Ron's Prevues From Hell: Just In Time For Halloween

Return with me to the golden age of the horror/ exploitation films that played in inner city theatres and drive ins. Films that caused young girls to clutch their boyfriends; the reason their boyfriends took them there in the first place.

Op-Ed: G.I Joe film is endless action and nostalgia Special

If you expect G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra to be the typical summer blockbuster with masterful CGI and high-octane action, you'll be overjoyed. If you expect two hours of impeccable acting and suspense, you'll be very disappointed.

'Brother's War': A Decent Low Budget War Movie.

During the final days of World War II, a British Army officer working in concert with the Red Army uncovers a terrible secret that could ruin the unity of the Allied forces if revealed.

Op-Ed: At Last, A Pro-America Movie From Hollywood

For many years Hollywood has churned out film after film depicting what they think is wrong with America. Most of Hollywood's film community is liberal to the core and makes no bones about espousing their point of view in the guise of entertainment.

Nympha : A Film That is Both Confusing And Tasteless.

Since 1974's The Exorcist, filmmakers have found inspiration in the theme of religion and evil. About a decade ago, the Catholic sex scandals were discovered.Since then, evils within the confines of the church have become a hot topic for horror films.

Op-Ed: Movie Review of the Happening

In his latest attempt Writer/Director M. Night Shyamalan proves that an original concept does not always make for a great film.

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed - The Must See Film of 2008

I once thought that the scientific community was a place where free thinking was encouraged. After all isn't theory and experimentation the basis of all of sciences important discoveries? Not according to Ben Steins EXPELLED: NO INTELLIGENCE ALLOWED.

BEYOND THE RING: No K.O With This Film.

There are particularly snooty critics who believe that the term "direct to video movie" is synonymous with "garbage can special". I try to keep an open mind since there have been times when I've been pleasantly surprised by these direct to video releases.

'Hillary the Movie' Debuts to Standing Room Only Crowd in Washington, D.C.

The movie, produced by David Bossie of the activist group Citizens United, was viewed by over 250 invited guests, including media notables, pundits and activists. The documentary traces the Clinton scandals thruout their political history in this country.

The Haunting of #24: Neither Scary or Worth Your Time

I must confess I'm a sucker for haunted house movies. The sound of creaking doors, glimpses of mysterious shadows skulking through the hallways. If done well, these films can make the hair on the back of my neck stand at attention.

Review: Transformers Movie Delivers Explosive Action and Robotic Eye Candy

Digital Journal reviews the July 4 blockbuster that features robot wars, delicious special effects, and weaponry that would make the Pentagon envious. Entering the world of Transformers has never been so entertaining

ILLEGAL ALIENS: Ana Nicole Smith's Sorry Swan Song

Anna Nicole Smith's last film has been ballyhooed by it's distributor, MTI Home Video, saying " ILLEGAL ALIENS pokes fun at todays Hollywood and pays tribute to the so-called "bad movies"we all love to hate."
 

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